Dr. Michael Amini, MD

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Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery | Male

Southwest Orthopedics Sgy Specs 7520 N Oracle Rd Ste 200 Tucson, AZ 85704 Get Directions
(520) 327-9677
Dr. Michael Amini, MD
Dr. Michael Amini, MD is an orthopedic shoulder & elbow surgery doctor who practices in Tucson, AZ. He is 32 years old and has been practicing for 8 years. Dr. Amini is affiliated with Oro Valley Hospital.

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4.5
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Dr. Amini's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (8)
in Tucson, AZ |
Collarbone in five pieces and concussion. Dr. Amini gave up his Memorial Day plans to do surgery when the OR was nearly shut down for the holiday. A metal plate holds the bone together & at 6 weeks, it's like the accident didn't happen. SW Orthosurgery is professional. Little waiting and the PA is wonderful. I had one question and they replied in less than 24 hrs. Note that Dr. Amini did a stint at Cleveland Clinic. They're world renown and you have to be super to get in there.
in Tucson, AZ |
Dr. Amini is extremely knowledgeable, approachable, and answers every question I had... regardless of the time it took. Even when the waiting room was full, I never waited past my appointment time to be seen. His staff is friendly and genuinely happy to be working together and it shows in their patient interactions. I have had specialists in Tucson in the same discipline as Dr. Amini and none compare. Even though being sick and injured really stinks, I ended up in with amazing care.
in Tucson, AZ |
Dr Amini performed an emergency hip replacement on me after a fall. He answered my questions patiently, he performed the surgery with the highest level of skill, and my recovery has been excellent. He inspires a great deal of trust and I feel blessed that he was available when I needed his help.
in Tucson, AZ |
After filling out 9 pages of questionaire, I waited 45 minutes (and I had been a customer of his practice before). Only one other person was waiting, and I received no explanation for the delay. Since 45 minutes is my limit for doctors' offices (and a good rule of thumb for how well MDs budget their time), I walked out. I'll never know if he's the finest orthopod in town.
Tucson, AZ |
Dr Amini made me feel like he had all the time in the world to listen to what was wrong. I did not feel rushed as I have with other doctors. He explained everything and answered all my questions. The people who answer the phones, however, I would rate in negative stars if I could. When I call I am immediately asked if I can hold and am then put on hold without having a chance to respond. I have NEVER been taken off hold. I wait, then eventually hang up and call again. Train or replace them.
in Tucson, AZ |
Extremely knowledgeable and recommended conservative treatment vs. surgery. This has proved very effective.
Tucson, AZ |
Dr Amini is a competent, highly professional and caring physician. Dr. Amini and his staff provided an outstanding experience for me,from initial diagnosis of a serious elbow dislocation , broken bone, and torn ligaments to completion of a 3 hour surgery. I am currently rehabbing under his guidance and continue to be impressed with Dr Amini's caring, concern and professional manner. I can only recommend Dr Amini at the highest level-for his medical competence and caring manner.
in Tucson, AZ |
Was able to see Dr. Amini and his staff within a week re chronic leg pain. Dr. Amini, his PA, Juan and other staff spent quite a bit of time x raying and diagnosing my problem that had caused months of sleepless nights. Two perfectly placed cortisone shots and I was able to experience the first full, pain free night of sleep in months. I feel very fortunate to have been referred to Dr Amini. We were impressed with the time he spent, his warm concern and accurate diagnosis.
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  •  Specializes in Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  •  No board certification on record with Healthgrades
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  •  No board actions found

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Conditions Treated

  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Disorders
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Pain
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Golfer's Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
  • Hand Conditions
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Rupture
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Tendinitis
  • Meniscus Injuries
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Labral Tear
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Ulnar Neuropathy

Education

  • Medical School
    University of Missouri / Kansas City Campus

    Graduated in 2009

  • Internship Hospital
    University of Tennessee / Memphis / College of Medicine & Surgery

    Completed in 2010

  • Residency Hospital
    Campbell Clinic / Univ of Tennessee

    Completed in 2014

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Cleveland Clinic

    Completed in 2015

  • Undergraduate School
    University of Missouri / Kansas City Campus

    Graduated in 2009

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
  • Sports Medicine Orthopedic Joint Reconstruction

Procedures Performed

  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Lateral Meniscus Repair
  • Medial Meniscus Repair
  • Meniscectomy
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff and Labral Repair
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Resurfacing
  • Shoulder Stabilizations
  • Steroid Injection