Hand &Upper Extremity Specialist for The CORE Institute®
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.
Research & Experience
Areas of Specialty
Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
Basic & Advanced Microsurgery
Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery Basic & Advanced Microsurgery
Education and Training
Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery Fellowship
University of New Mexico, NM
Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery Rotation
Columbus Children’s Hospital
Orthopaedic Surgery House Staff
Mount Carmel St. Ann’s
Orthopaedic Surgery House Staff
Mount Carmel East Hospital
Orthopaedic Surgery Resident
Mount Carmel Medical Center
University of Arizona
Doctor of Medicine degree
Graduated in top quarter of class
Basic Microsurgery, Cleveland Clinic, April 2003
United States Medical Licensing Examination:
· Step I - June, 1999: Passed
· Step II- February, 2001: Passed
· Step III- June, 2002: Passed
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. PMID: 18343286 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Beer, TAB, Siegal, D, and Adamany, DC. Small Joint Arthrodesis Using Plate and Screws. Submitted for publication to Journ of Hand Surg. in 2003, currently in revision process.
Dopirak, R., Adamany, D. and Steensen, R. A Comparison of Autogenous Patellar Tendon and Hamstring Tendon Grafts for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. Orthopaedics 27-8: p. 837-842, August, 2004.
Adamany, D., Politi, J. and Hauser, W. Ten to Fourteen Year Follow-up of the SROM Prosthesis. Submitted for publication to Journ of Arthroplasty in October of 2005.
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.
Big on Bones CORE Institute Community Lecture. 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.