Amalia De Comas, MD
Hospitals- Banner Desert Medical Center
Amalia M. De Comas, MD is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon in adult & pediatric musculoskeletal oncology, including limb salvage practicing with The CORE Institute. She also has extensive training in primary & revision joint replacement surgery.
Prior to joining The CORE Institute, Dr. De Comas completed a fellowship in musculoskeletal oncology in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at the reputable MD Anderson in Houston, Texas. During her fellowship, she worked in conjunction with leading adult and pediatric oncology experts, with a focus on limb salvage.
Dr. De Comas fulfilled an extensive residency program in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Ochsner Healthcare System. For the duration of her residency, Dr. De Comas assisted in providing the medical coverage for athletic competitions at several Louisiana High School football teams and the University of New Orleans basketball team. She acquired a Doctorate in Medicine degree at Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana. Fluent in Spanish, Dr. De Comas served as the Medical Spanish Instructor at Tulane School of Medicine. In addition, she was the Director of Service Learning at Ozanam Inn, a student-driven minor medical clinic and TB testing facility.
Dr. De Comas began her educational pursuits at Lee University in Cleveland, Tennessee, where she graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor's of Science degree in Biochemistry and Biological Sciences. Upon graduation, she and a team of physicians volunteered their medical expertise to the underprivileged communities in Honduras.
Dr. De Comas has presented research at various medical forums and authored articles published in academic journals, including the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. She is a member of numerous professional societies including the Musculoskeletal Tumor Society (MSTS), American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), American Medical Association (AMA), and Ruth Jackson Orthopedic Society.