Amit Nathani, M.D. Amit Nathani, M.D.

Amit Nathani, M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgeon and Sports Medicine Specialist

Amit Nathani, M.D. is an Orthopaedic Surgeon and Sports Medicine Specialist at the Atlanta Orthopaedic Institute. He obtained his fellowship training at the world-renowned Stanford University in California, where he served as a team physician for the NFL’s San Francisco 49ers.

Dr. Nathani specializes in injuries affecting the shoulder, elbow, hip, and knee, as well as general orthopaedics & fracture care. He performs minimally-invasive surgery (arthroscopy) and open surgery including joint replacement of the shoulder. Dr. Nathani is on the cutting edge of hip preservation surgery, utilizing hip arthroscopy to treat many of his patients. He is also trained in the latest cartilage restoring procedures, including the use of biologic and FDA-approved regenerative cell therapy.

Dr. Nathani has published numerous peer-reviewed papers and textbooks related to sports medicine injuries and treatment, including anterior-cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries, rotator cuff tears, and hip injuries among others. He has lectured internationally and is an active member of several orthopaedic societies that focus on improving care and outcomes for his patients. He is a former Division I Tennis player and has a passion for treating tennis injuries.

Dr. Nathani is accepting new patients in Buckhead, Stockbridge, and Conyers office, and performs surgery at the Buckhead ambulatory surgery center as well as several convenient hospitals in the greater-Atlanta area. He accepts all types of patients, including those in professional sports, recreational athletes, and patients looking to resume a pain-free and active lifestyle. He prides himself on providing comprehensive & compassionate care, and sees his patients throughout their entire course of treatment, including overseeing the physical therapy and rehabilitation process. He believes in taking the time to properly explain a diagnosis and makes sure patients leave the office with a full understanding and comfort with the treatment plan.

He continues to enjoy tennis and golf recreationally. He is active in global healthcare and donates time to surgical care for the underserved in Central & South America. For more information, visit: visit:

Clinical Areas of Expertise
Orthopaedic Surgery
Sports Medicine Injuries
ACL surgery
Arthroscopic Surgery
Shoulder Arthritis Surgery (Shoulder Replacement)
Fracture Care
Cartilage Regeneration/Restoration
Biologic Therapy including Stem Cell Research

Education & Training
Graduate School (M.S.)
Oxford University
Oxford, England

Medical School (M.D.)
The University of Illinois
Chicago, Illinois

Orthopaedic Surgery Residency
The University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Sports Medicine & Shoulder Surgery Fellowship
Stanford University
Palo Alto, California

Abbreviated list of recent publications

  • University Of Michigan Logo
  • Stanford University Logo
  • NFL Logo
  • San Francisco Logo

Adobe Reader to view and print these documents You will need the Adobe Reader to view and print the above documents.