Foot & Ankle

Amar Patel, MD
Ankle & Foot Orthopedic Surgeon

Areas of Specialty

Foot & Ankle Reconstruction
Sports Medicine
General Orthopaedics

Procedures Performed

Calcaneal fracture fixation
High Ankle Sprains
Foot and Ankle sprains
Lisfranc injuries and repairs
Foot and Ankle fractures and fixation
Diabetic Foot Reconstruction
Hammertoe correction
Ankle Ligament Repair
Tarsometatarsal joint dislocation surgery
Ankle Arthroscopy
Foot or Ankle tendon transfer or transplant
Fibula / Tibia fracture repair
Foot wound care
Tarsal Tunnel Release
Great Toe Arthrodesis
Lengthening or Shortening of leg or ankle tendon
Foot or ankle hardware Replacement/Fusion
Bunion Correction
Achilles lengthening

Dr. Patel’s Clinical Team:

Phone: (816) 251-7274

 Mid-Level Providers
 Brooke Sparkman, PA-C
 Sheilah Niemeyer, APRN
 Surgical Tech
 Colleen Knight, CST
 Athletic Trainer
 Hiroko Dunn, ATC

 Medical Scribe
 Zendy Montalvo, CMA
Surgery Scheduler 
Kelly Hulen
(816) 251-7288

Biography (Curriculum Vitae)

Amar Patel, M.D. is a board certified orthopedic surgeon, who specializes in foot & ankle and trauma surgery.
Dr. Patel, became an orthopedic surgeon as he enjoyed the combination of biomechanics and anatomy combined surgery allowing him to work with both his hands and his mind. He enjoys treating patients with orthopedic traumatic injuries, as well as patients with foot and ankle conditions. Both of these specialties require the ability of the clinician to treat patients, keeping short and long-term goals in mind. Both subsets affect a wide range of age groups and challenge him to choose the best option available for each patient. Foot and ankle surgery, in particular, encompasses pediatric and adult pathology in areas of deformity reconstruction, trauma and sports medicine. Dr. Patel loves meeting people, listening to their medical issues and using operative and non-operative methods to improve their quality of life.


Dr. Patel received his Bachelor of Arts with Distinction in Neurobiology and Behavior from Cornell University. After obtaining his medical degree from Medical College of Wisconsin, he completed residency training in Orthopaedic Surgery at Brown University. His fellowship in Orthopaedic Trauma was completed at Brown University, where he was Junior Attending, and his fellowship in Foot & Ankle Reconstruction was completed at the University of Rochester. Dr. Patel has authored numerous scientific research articles and has presented his research at both regional and national academic conferences.
He is an active member of AAOS-American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, MSOA – Missouri State Orthopaedic Association, MSMA – Missouri State Medical Association, AOFAS – American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society and the AMA – American Medical Association. Dr. Patel is an active reviewer for orthopedic and academic publications, including: The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery as well as Foot & Ankle International.

Hobbies & Interests

His free time is dedicated to spending time with his wife and two children. As a family, they enjoy traveling, bike riding, soccer games, piano recitals, school activities and attending the children’s dance competitions.

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