Dr. Amit Momaya

Assistant Professor

Areas of Interest
shoulder dislocations, shoulder replacement, rotator cuff tears, hip impingement and labral tears, ACL injuries, meniscus repair, cartilage restoration, PRP and stem cell injections

Biography

Dr. Amit Momaya is a sports medicine orthopedic surgeon in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He has had extensive training in the care of patients with shoulder, elbow, hip, and knee injuries. Furthermore, he has taken care of athletes at all levels—from the weekend warrior to the professional athlete. Dr. Momaya currently serves as team physician for UAB Athletics, Legion FC, and John Carroll Catholic High School. In addition, Dr. Momaya is an active clinician scientist. His research has been published in leading Orthopedic journals and presented at multiple local and national meetings. He continues to engage in clinical trials to help improve patient care and innovate in the growing field of sports medicine.


  • AOSSM Orthobiologics Course Grant Recipient (2018)
  • Kurt M.W. Niemann Award for Outstanding Senior Orthopaedic Surgery Resident (2016)
  • Winner of the UAB Orthopedic Residency Quality Improvement Project Competition (2016)
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America Resident Scholarship Recipient (2016)
  • Clinical Orthopaedic Society Annual Meeting Poster Award Winner – 2nd place (2015)
  • CAMBAC Research Day Poster Award Winner (2015)
  • SOA/OREF Resident Award for top paper at SOA annual meeting (2015)
  • Preoperative planning and surgical skills competition winner at AO basic course (2012)
  • Baylor College of Medicine Scholarships (Criterion MD, Delancey, and Fisher) (2007 - 2011)
  • Certificate for Outstanding Achievement in Orthopedic Research at BCM (2009)
  • Duke University Scholarship / Peggie Cleveland Scholarship (2003 - 2007)
  • Dixie Youth Baseball Scholarship (2003)

Education

Undergraduate
Duke University

Medical School
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

Residency
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Orthopedic Surgery

Fellowship
Steadman Hawkins Clinic of the Carolinas, Greenville, South Carolina
Sports Medicine and Shoulder Reconstruction

Contact

Campus Address
HGLD 200

Phone
(205) 930-8339 (Highlands)
(205) 934-1041 (Children's Sports Medicine)

E-mail
momaya@uab.edu