Damon Adamany, MD is a board certified and fellowship-trained specialist in hand and upper extremity surgery and is certified in basic microsurgery with The CORE Institute.
Dr. Adamany completed his fellowship training at the University of New Mexico in hand and upper extremity surgery with advanced microvascular training. Prior to his fellowship, he completed his residency at Mount Carmel Medical Center in Ohio, where served as Vice President of the Mount Carmel Residency Forum, addressing issues that affect young physicians, while developing a curriculum for multidisciplinary grand rounds. Dr. Adamany earned his medical degree at the University of Arizona, where he graduated in the top quarter of his class. He obtained his bachelor’s degree, magna cum laude, in physiological sciences at the University of Arizona.
Dr. Adamany has written and contributed several articles in academic journals, including the Journal of Hand Surgery. He has also given numerous professional presentations as well as a poster presentation for the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. In addition, he is committed to community service and education, through volunteering with organizations such as Commitment to Underserved People, where he worked in various pediatric clinics including a rural pediatric orthopedic clinic in Arizona.
Procedures & Areas of Interest
- Advanced Arthroscopy and other Minimally Invasive Procedures
- Brachial Plexus Injury
- Carpal & Cubital Tunnel Syndromes
- Complex Surgical Reconstruction and Revision Surgery
- Congenital Hand (Polydactyly)
- De Quervain Syndrome
- Deep lacerations (cuts) involving the Arteries,Veins, Nerves & Tendons
- Dupuytren’s Contracture
- Extensor & Flexor Tendon Injuries
- Ganglion Cysts & Tumors
- Growth Plate Fractures (Children)
- Hand & Wrist Dislocations
- Hand Fracture
- Joint Replacement Surgery of the Elbow, Wrist & Finger
- Mallet Finger
- Metacarpophalangeal Joint Arthritis
- Nerve Compressions
- Nerve Injury
- Scaphoid Fractures
- Trigger Finger
- Work-related injuries
FellowshipUniversity of New Mexico
ResidencyMount Carmel Medical Center
DoctoralUniversity of Arizona
UndergraduateUniversity of Arizona
Board CertificationBoard Certified
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Overall 4.9 out of 5
Research and Experience
Dopirak R, Adamany D, Bickel B, Steensen R. Reconstruction of the medial patellofemoral ligament using a quadriceps tendon graft: a case series. Orthopedics. 2008 Mar;31(3):217. PubMed PMID: 19292257.
Adamany DC, Mikola EA, Fraser BJ. Percutaneous fixation of the scaphoid through a dorsal approach: an anatomic study. J Hand Surg Am. 2008 Mar;33(3):327-31. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2007.12.006. PubMed PMID: 18343286.
Dopirak RM, Adamany DC, Steensen RN. A comparison of autogenous patellar tendon and hamstring tendon grafts for anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Orthopedics. 2004 Aug;27(8):837-42; quiz 843-4. Review. PubMed PMID: 15369005.
Adamany DC, Politi JR, Hauser WH. S-ROM hip prosthesis: 10- to 14-year results. Orthopedics. 2008 Mar;31(3):220. PubMed PMID: 19292254.
Hand Symposium: Physical Examination of the Hand. University of Arizona, Department of Orthopaedics, April, 1999.
AAOS poster presentation. Small Joint Arthrodesis Using Plate and Screws March, 2001.
Western Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting. Small Joint Arthrodesis Using Plate and Screws. August, 2002.
The CORE Institute Lecture Program. Carpal Tunnel, CMC Arthritis & Trigger Finger, Grandview Care Center, April 2011.
The CORE Institute Lecture Program. Being a Physician, Sun Health Del E. Webb Medical Center, July 2008.
Tucson Medical Center: 8/93-8/95: 430 hours volunteered in the emergency department.
Commitment to Underserved People: 8/97-8/99: 120 hours volunteered in various pediatric clinics including a rural pediatric orthopaedic clinic in Nogales, Arizona.
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