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The brief descriptions below are designed to familiarize you with our staff's training, professional credentials and work experience.

Date last updated 12/28/2014

Amir A. Jamali, MD, FACS


2010-2014  Medical Director and Founder, Joint Preservation Institute

2009-2010 Associate Professor, UC Davis Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

2003-2009 Assistant Professor, UC Davis Department of Orthopaedic Surgery



2002           Fellowship, Hip Preservation Surgery, Inselspital, University of Berne, Prof. Reinhold Ganz            

2001-2002  Fellowship, Adult Reconstructive Orthopaedic Surgery and Total Joint Replacement, Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School.

1997-2001 Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery, UC San Diego Medical Center

1996-1997 Research Fellowship, UC San Diego Muscle Physiology Lab, Richard Lieber, Ph.D.

1995-1996 Internship, General Surgery, UC San Diego Medical Center, San Diego, California

1991-1995 M.D. Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia

1988-1991 B.A. University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia


2013-present Certificate of Added Qualification, Sports Medicine, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
2005-present Board Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
1996-present Licentiate, The Medical Board of California
1996-present Certification, Drug Enforcement Administration



1. Zochowski CG, Salgado CJ, Jamali AA. Extensive muscle necrosis and infection following treatment of a lower extremity vascular malformation with Sotradecol and absolute ethanol. Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis. 2010 Jul;21(5):480-6.
2. Jamali AA, Fritz AT, Reddy D, Meehan JP. Minimally invasive bone grafting of cysts of the femoral head and acetabulum in femoroacetabular impingement: arthroscopic technique and case presentation. Arthroscopy. 2010 Feb;26(2):279-85.
3. Fritz AT, Reddy D, Meehan JP, Jamali AA. Femoral neck exostosis, a manifestation of cam/pincer combined femoroacetabular impingement. Arthroscopy. 2010 Jan;26(1):121-7.
4. Salgado CJ, Jamali AA, Ortiz JA, Cho JJ, Battista V, Mardini S, et al. Effects of hyperbaric oxygen on the replanted extremity subjected to prolonged warm ischaemia. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2009 Mar 23.
5. Ryan JA, Jamali AA, Bargar WL. Accuracy of Computer Navigation for Acetabular Component Placement in THA. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2009 Jul 24.
6. Patel M, Rojavin Y, Jamali AA, Wasielewski SJ, Salgado CJ. Animal models for the study of osteomyelitis. Semin Plast Surg. 2009 May;23(2):148-54.
7. Meehan JP, Khadder MA, Jamali AA, Trauner KB. Closing wedge retrotubercular tibial osteotomy and TKA for posttraumatic osteoarthritis with angular deformity. Orthopedics. 2009 May;32(5):360.
8. Meehan JP, Jamali AA, Ryan JA. Pantaloon hip spica cast and constrained liner for the treatment of early total hip dislocation in a young patient with sickle cell disease. Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 2009 Dec;38(12):E184-6.
9. Meehan J, Jamali AA, Nguyen H. Prophylactic antibiotics in hip and knee arthroplasty. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2009 Oct;91(10):2480-90.
10. Jamali AA, Scott RD, Rubash HE, Freiberg AA. Unicompartmental knee arthroplasty: past, present, and future. Am J Orthop. 2009 Jan;38(1):17-23.
11. Jamali AA. Digital Templating and Preoperative Deformity Analysis with Standard Imaging Software. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2009 May 15.
12. Gogia JS, Meehan JP, Di Cesare PE, Jamali AA. Local antibiotic therapy in osteomyelitis. Semin Plast Surg. 2009 May;23(2):100-7.
13. Deuel CR, Jamali AA, Stover SM, Hazelwood SJ. Alterations in femoral strain following hip resurfacing and total hip replacement. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2009 Jan;91(1):124-30.
14. Bargar WL, Jamali AA, Nejad AH. Femoral Anteversion in THA and its Lack of Correlation with Native Acetabular Anteversion. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2009 Aug 28.
15. Pham AM, Rafii AA, Metzger MC, Jamali A, Strong EB. Computer modeling and intraoperative navigation in maxillofacial surgery. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2007 Oct;137(4):624-31.
16. Jamali AA, Mladenov K, Meyer DC, Martinez A, Beck M, Ganz R, et al. Anteroposterior pelvic radiographs to assess acetabular retroversion: High validity of the "cross-over-sign". J Orthop Res. 2007 Jun;25(6):758-65.
17. Jamali AA, Lee MA, Donthineni R, Meehan JP. Minimally invasive management of a floating prosthesis injury with locking plates. J Arthroplasty. 2007 Sep;22(6):928-33.
18. Jamali AA, Hatcher SL, You Z. Donor cell survival in a fresh osteochondral allograft at twenty-nine years. A case report. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2007 Jan;89(1):166-9.
19. Jamali AA, Deuel C, Perreira A, Salgado CJ, Hunter JC, Strong EB. Linear and angular measurements of computer-generated models: are they accurate, valid, and reliable? Comput Aided Surg. 2007 Sep;12(5):278-85.
20. Emmerson BC, Gortz S, Jamali AA, Chung C, Amiel D, Bugbee WD. Fresh Osteochondral Allografting in the Treatment of Osteochondritis Dissecans of the Femoral Condyle. Am J Sports Med. 2007 Mar 16.
21. Schimizzi AL, Jamali AA, Herbst KD, Pedowitz RA. Acute compartment syndrome due to ruptured Baker cyst after nonsurgical management of an anterior cruciate ligament tear: a case report. Am J Sports Med. 2006 Apr;34(4):657-60.
22. Salgado CJ, Mardini S, Jamali AA, Ortiz J, Gonzales R, Chen HC. Muscle versus nonmuscle flaps in the reconstruction of chronic osteomyelitis defects. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2006 Nov;118(6):1401-11.
23. Jamali AA, Lozynsky AJ, Harris WH. The effect of surface finish and of vertical ribs on the stability of a cemented femoral stem an in vitro stair climbing test. J Arthroplasty. 2006 Jan;21(1):122-8.
24. Salgado CJ, Jamali AA, Mardini S, Buchanan K, Veit B. A model for chronic osteomyelitis using Staphylococcus aureus in goats. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2005 Jul(436):246-50.
25. Jamali AA, Scott RD. Lateral Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty. Techniques in Knee Surgery. 2005;4(2):79-88.
26. Jamali AA, Emmerson BC, Chung C, Convery FR, Bugbee WD. Fresh osteochondral allografts. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2005 Aug(437):176-85.
27. Jamali AA, Dungy DS, Mark A, Schule S, Harris WH. Isolated acetabular revision with use of the Harris-Galante Cementless Component. Study with intermediate-term follow-up. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2004 Aug;86-A(8):1690-7.
28. Kim CW, Jamali A, Tontz W, Jr., Convery FR, Brage ME, Bugbee W. Treatment of post-traumatic ankle arthrosis with bipolar tibiotalar osteochondral shell allografts. Foot Ankle Int. 2002 Dec;23(12):1091-102.
29. Jamali AA, Afshar P, Abrams RA, Lieber RL. Differential expression of neural cell adhesion molecule (NCAM) after tenotomy in rabbit skeletal muscle. J Orthop Res. 2002 Mar;20(2):364-9.
30. Jamali A, Suggs J, Freiberg A, Rubash H. Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty. The Orthopaedic Journal at Harvard Medical School. 2002;4:131.
31. Jamali A, Hilpert A, Debes J, Afshar P, Rahban S, Holmes R. Hydroxyapatite/calcium carbonate (HA/CC) vs. plaster of Paris: a histomorphometric and radiographic study in a rabbit tibial defect model. Calcif Tissue Int. 2002 Aug;71(2):172-8.
32. Jamali AA, Afshar P, Abrams RA, Lieber RL. Skeletal muscle response to tenotomy. Muscle Nerve. 2000;23(6):851-62.
33. Abrams RA, Tsai AM, Watson B, Jamali A, Lieber RL. Skeletal muscle recovery after tenotomy and 7-day delayed muscle length restoration. Muscle Nerve. 2000;23(5):707-14.