Dr. Amun Makani is a double board-certified orthopedic surgeon and orthopedic sports medicine specialist. Dr. Makani is an active fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery.
Dr. Makani offers state-of-the-art diagnostics and innovative, personalized care to treat painful orthopedic issues and sports injuries including complex knee cartilage and ligamentous injuries, shoulder pathology including rotator cuff injuries and advanced arthritis in all major joints. In addition to conventional orthopedic care, he also provides newer modalities including stem cell therapy and platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections to help patients get back to their regular activities quickly.
Dr. Makani graduated Magna Cum Laude from Northwestern University and was inducted into the Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society for his achievement in Biomedical Engineering. Dr. Makani earned his Doctor of Medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, Illinois. He was selected as a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, an honor given to the top of one’s medical school class. He was selected to complete his orthopedic surgery residency at the ivy league University of Pennsylvania Health System in Philadelphia, the oldest orthopaedic residency in the country. Following his residency, Dr. Makani completed additional rigorous fellowship training in orthopedic sports medicine at Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Makani also earned a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management.
Dr. Makani has years of experience in clinical and athletic environments. In addition to serving the general public, he has also acted as team physician for the NFL’s New England Patriots, MLB’s Boston Red Sox, MLS’ New England Revolution, and several colleges.