Dr. Amann is a board certified orthopedic surgeon who is fellowship trained in sports medicine. While he specializes in the treatment of all sports related injuries, he continues to practice general orthopedics. He is an expert in arthroscopic treatment of the shoulder, elbow, hip, knee and ankle. He also treats fractures, concussions and arthritic conditions. He is currently the team physician for Chestnut Hill College, Gwynned Mercy College, Montgomery County Community College and Methacton High School and is the assistant team physician for Ursinus College.
Dr. Amann performed his fellowship at the world renowned Amercian Sports Medicine Institute in Birmingham, AL. While there, he learned the most advanced techniques to treat orthopedic conditions from the simple to the most complex. He trained to be a true team physician dealing with all facets of sports teams including injury prevention, rehabilitation, on field injury management and return to sport criteria. He served as an assistant team physician for Auburn University during his time in Alabama.
Dr. Amann spends many hours each week working with local schools and their athletic programs. He is on the field for many lacrosse and football games, evaluates athletes during weekly training room sessions and serves as an expert in sports medicine within the community. He also treats many non athletes with rotator cuff tears, tendinitis, tendon tears, arthritis, hip labral tears, shoulder instability and cartilage damage. He is an expert in cartilage restoration techniques and one of the few orthopedists in the region to perform a high volume of hip arthroscopies.
Dr. Amann grew up in Monmouth County, NJ and earned his Bachelor’s degree in biology at Rutgers College in New Brunswick, NJ. He then received his Master’s degree in biomedical sciences from Rutgers University before attending medical school at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Amann remained at PCOM to perform his residency in orthopedics. He then went to the American Sports Medicine Institute in Birmingham, AL where he completed his fellowship training in orthopaedic sports medicine.
Dr. Amann joined the Center for Advanced Orthopaedics in 2008. He is a member of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, the American Sports Medicine Institute Fellowship Society, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopaedics. He is an avid swimmer, golfer and skier and particularly enjoys these activities with his wife and two children.