Dr. D’Amato is one of the most trusted surgeons in the Twin Cities

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Dr. D’Amato specializes in the treatment of shoulder and knee injuries, with an emphasis on Sports Medicine Injuries and Arthroscopic procedures.

Medical Training:

            Dr. D’Amato received his undergraduate degree in Biology from Harvard University.  He attended Medical School at SUNY- Health Science Center at Brooklyn in New York City, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude.  He completed his Orthopedic Surgery Residency at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City, where he trained with the team physicians for the New York Jets, New York Rangers, and New York Islanders professional sports teams.  Dr. D’Amato then went on to complete an additional year of Fellowship Training in Sports Medicine at Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center in Chicago, where he trained with the team physicians for the Chicago Bulls and Chicago White Sox professional sports teams.

            Dr. D’Amato then spent four years in practice in Ohio before relocating to the Twin Cities to be closer to family.

Professional Associations:

            Dr. D’Amato is Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery and a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.  He is a member of both the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine and the Thomas B. Quigley Sports Medicine Society.  He is also a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.  Dr. D’Amato has authored several book chapters, technique guides, and journal articles on ACL Reconstruction, Rehabilitation of Knee Injuries, and Cartilage Transplantation Procedures in the Knee. Dr. D’Amato also served as a Master Instructor in both Shoulder and Knee Surgery for the Arthroscopy Association of North America, the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Family and Personal Interests:

            Dr. D’Amato lives in St. Paul.  His hobbies include curling, cycling, cooking, and wine tasting, but most importantly, enjoying time spent with his son, a successful competitive climber.