Amar Patel, MD
Ankle & Foot Orthopedic Surgeon
Areas of Specialty
Foot & Ankle Reconstruction
Calcaneal fracture fixation
High Ankle Sprains
Foot and Ankle sprains
Lisfranc injuries and repairs
Foot and Ankle fractures and fixation
Diabetic Foot Reconstruction
Ankle Ligament Repair
Tarsometatarsal joint dislocation surgery
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
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.