Angelo C. Cammarata MD


Bio

Dr. Angelo Cammarata was selected by “Consensus Research Council of America” as one of America ‘s Top Surgeons in the 2004-2010 editions. He is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Allegheny in Meadville, P.A. He received his medical degree from Temple University Medical School in Philadelphia, P.A., and completed his surgical internship and residency in orthopaedic surgery at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, MD. He completed his Upper Extremity Fellowship at The Hand Center of Western New York, State University of New York at Buffalo. He specializes in Hand and Microvascular Surgery, and Shoulder and Elbow Surgery.

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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Charleston Naval Hospital, Charleston SC 1996-1998 Utilization Review Committee, Charleston Naval Hospital, Charleston, SC 1997-1998 Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee, Charleston Naval Hospital, Charleston, SC 1997-1998 Health Promotions Committee, Charleston Naval Hospital, Charleston, SC 1996-1998 Orthopaedic Surgery Residency, National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, MD 1992-1996 Orthopaedic Surgery Service Intern Coordinator, National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, MD 1992-1996 Orthopaedic Surgery Service Midshipmen Coordinator, National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, MD 1992-1994 Battalion Surgeon, USMC, Second Tank Battalion, Second Marine Division 1991-1992 Operation Desert Shield / Desert Storm, Battalion Surgeon, USMC, Third Battalion, Second Marines, Second Marine Division 1990-1991 Surgical Internship, National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, MD 1989-1990 Health Professions Scholarship Program, United States Navy 1986-1989

Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (Twice Awarded) Combat Action Ribbon Meritorious Unit Commendation Navy Expeditionary Medal Fleet Marine Force Ribbon National Defense Service Medal South-West Asia Service Medal with two Bronze Stars and Marine Corps Insignia Kuwaiti Liberation Medal - Kuwait Kuwaite Liberation Medal - Saudi Arabia Sea Service Deployment Ribbon Expert Rifleman Medal Expert Pistol Shot Medal Letter of Commendation, Commanding General, Second Marine Division Letter of Commendation, Chief, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery

Blue Ridge Bone & Joint Clinic, Asheville , NC 1999- Present State University of New York at Buffalo , Buffalo , NY 1998-1999 United States Navy 1989-1998 Teaching Assistant and development of computer learning programs, Department of Biochemistry, Temple Medical School 1986 Resident Advisor, Allegheny College 1983-1985 Emergency Department, Meadville Medical Center, Meadville, PA 1984 Teaching Assistant, Department of Biology, Allegheny College 1983 Cardiopulmonary Department, Divine Providence Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 1982 Physical Therapy Department, Divine Providence Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 1981 

EDUCATION

1989 Medical School: Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, Graduated 1989 1985 Undergraduate: Allegheny College, Meadville, PA, Graduated: Magna Cum Laude 1985

INTERNSHIP

Surgical, National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda , MD 1989-1990

RESIDENCY

Orthopaedic Surgery, National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, MD, 1992-1996

FELLOWSHIP

Hand, Microvascular, and Upper Extremity, The Hand Center of Western New York, University at Buffalo School of Medicine, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 1998-1999

"Stress Testing of the Acute Gamekeeper's Thumb and the Production of the Stener's Lesion". Scientific Presentation, American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA 2000 "Multi-Planar Corrective Osteotomy for Malunion of the Distal Radius". Video Presentation. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Anaheim , CA 1999 "Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction in a Military Population Age Forty of Greater". Scientific Poster Presentation, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Annual Meeting, San Francisco , CA 1997 "The Effect of Patellar Bloodflow of Standard Total Knee Arthroplasty Approach versus Subvastus Approach in vivo A Study Using Laser Doppler Flowmetry". Scientific Presentation and Scientific Exhibit, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL 1995 and Scientific Presentation, Society of MilitaryOrthopaedic Surgeons, Annual Meting, Vail, CO 1995 "Elbow Ganglia as an Etiology of Lateral Elbow Pain". Scientific Poster Presentation American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA 1995 "Decontamination Procedures in the Management of Open Extremity Wounds". Scientific Presentation, Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons, Annual Meeting, Vail, CO 1995 "The Effect of Patellar Bloodflow of Standard Total Knee Arthroplasty Approach in vivo: A Study Using Laser Doppler Flowmetry". Scientific Presentation and Scientific Poster, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA 1994 "The Effect of Humeral Head Bloodflow of the Anterior-inferior Capsular Shift with Concomitant Sacrifice of the Ascending Branch of the Recurrent Humeral Artery". Scientific Presentation, American Academy of the Orthopaedic Surgeons, Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA 1994 "Iliopsoad Bursitis as a Complication of Total Hip Arthroplasty". Scientific Poster Presentation, Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons, Annual Meeting, WashingtonD.C. 1993 and published in Complication in Orthopaedics, Vol. 11, #1, pp. 7-10. Spring, 1996

Orthopaedic Overseas Volunteer, St. Jude Hospital, St. Lucia, WI, and Kikuyu Hospital, Kenya, East Africa Boy Scouts of America, Eagle Scout Preceptor 1982 - Present Volunteers in Support of Admissions, Allegheny College 1982-Present Biology Instructor, YMCA, Meadville, PA 1985 Volunteer work with Haiti relief, Baptist Men’s Organization February 2010 Volunteered in Prosthetic Replacement Clinic, Quito, Ecuador 2008

American Society for Surgery of the Hand American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons American Medical Association

Clinical Instructor of Surgery, University of Buffalo School of Medicine, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 1998-1999 Clinical Instructor of Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, 1996-1998 Clinical Instructor of Surgery, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD 1995-1998 Instructor, Synthes Basic Course for Operating Room Personnel, Charleston, SC 1998 ASC Board Member  2009-2010

American Society for Surgery of the Hand - Candidate member - 2000 American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery - Board Certified 1998 National Board of Medical Examiners - Certified 1990 Microvascular Surgical Techniques Course, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda , MD 1996 Peripheral Nerve Course, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda , MD 1996 Minimally Invasive Spinal Techniques Course, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda , MD 1996 Cervical Spine Course, Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, Bethesda , MD 1996 Thoracolumbar Spine Course, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda , MD 1996 Maine Orthopaedic Review Course, Colby College , MA 1996 Metropolitan Shoulder Symposium, NYU Medical Center , New York , NY 1996 American Society for Surgery of the Hand Regional Review Course, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda , MD 1995 Prosthetics and Orthotics Course, Northwestern University, Chicago , IL 1994 Essential Concepts and Methodology for Application of the Ilizarov Technique, Walter Reed Army Medical Center , Washington , D.C. 1994 American Academy of Foot and Ankle Surgery Regional Review Course, Baltimore , MD 1994 Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Orthopaedic Course, Walter Reed Army Medical Center , Washington , D.C. 1994 AO/ASIF Resident's Basic Course, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle , WA 1992

CIVILIAN HONORS AND AWARDS

Incentive Award, Temple Medical School 1985-1989 Class President, Allegheny College 1984-1985 Allegheny College Alumni Congress 1985-Present Phi Beta Kappa, Allegheny College 1985-Present Magnum Cum Laude, Allegheny College 1985 Frank Haskell Scholarship, Allegheny College 1982-1985 National Dean's List, Allegheny College 1982-1985 Harry S. Truman Scholarship Nominee, Allegheny College 1984 Lambda Sigma Honor Society, Allegheny College 1984-1985 Alden Scholar, Allegheny College 1981-1985 Consumer Research Council Awards 2004-2010 Top Doctors in North Carolina by Business NC Magazine 2009 Best Doctors in America 2010

RESEARCH AWARDS

Kirk Award (best scientific presentation by a resident or fellow), Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons, Annual Meeting, Vail, CO 1995 Founder's Award Runner-up (best scientific presentation with military impact), Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons, Annual Meeting Vail, CO 1995