Amin H Afsari, DO

Orthopedic and Hand / Upper Extremity Surgeon

Specialties: Elbow, Hand, Shoulder, Wrist, Orthopedic Surgery


  • 8/2007-7/2008
    NYU Hospital for Joint Disease
    New York University, NY, NY Fellow Hand and Upper Extremity
  • 7/2003-6/2007
    Grandview/Kettering Medical Center
    Ohio University, Dayton, OH Orthopedic Surgery Residency
  • 7/2002-6/2003
    Grandview/Kettering Medical Center
    Ohio University, Dayton, OH Orthopedic Surgery Internship
  • 5/1998-5/2002
    Western University of Health Sciences
    Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine, Pomona, CA
  • 9/1996-5/1997
    University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
    Post Baccalaureate courses, Milwaukee, WI
  • 8/1992-12/1995
    University of Wisconsin-Madison
    Bachelor of Science – Molecular Biology, Madison, WI


  • Aurora Transcriptionist Week Lecture Common Hand
    and Upper Extremity Problems, May 2011
  • Lakeshore Medical Clinic All Physician
    Meeting “Finger Stiffness”, Spring 2010
  • Lakeshore Medical Clinic Annual CME
    Meeting “Hand Surgery Overview”, Fall 2009
  • Anterior Glenohumeral Instability,
    Afsari, Mehlman.
    Published on
  • Pseudoaneurysm complication
    due to volar plating
    , Afsari, Graham.
    Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, MD
    Poster Presented at AOAO Annual Meeting 2006
  • Bilateral Scapholunate
    Dissociation: X-ray the opposite wrist
    , Afsari, Gordon.
    Grandview Medical
    Center, Dayton, OH, Poster Presented at the AOAO Annual Meeting 2005
  • T Cell
    Epitope from Hemaglutinin of 1918 Pandemic Influenza Virus Fails to Bind to
    , Afsari, Yassai, Gorski Blood Center of SE Wisconsin
    Presented at the
    Annual Midwest Immunology Conference, Chicago IL 3/1998
  • C Terminal Anchoring
    of a Peptide to Class II MHC via the P10 Residue is Compatible with a Peptide
    Yassai M, Afsari A, Garlie, J, Gorski J, Journal of Immunology, 2002 Feb
    1; 168(3): 1281-5.
  • Basal Joint Management: 2006 update, Grandview Hospital
    Orthopedic Grand Rounds, 2006.
  • Distal Radius Anatomy: Dayton Annual Occupational
    Therapist Meeting, 2004
  • Humeral Shaft Fracture: IM nailing vs. ORIF, Grandview
    Hospital Orthopedic Grand Rounds, 2004.
  • Total shoulder vs. Hemiarthroplasty,
    Grandview Hospital Orthopedic Grand Rounds, 2003.

Professional memberships

  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • American Association of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • American Osteopathic Association of Orthopedics
  • American Osteopathic Association


  • 12/2006-5/2007 Urgent Care Physician
    Amcare Urgent Care, Cincinnati, OH
  • 8/1998-6/1999 Anatomy Teaching Assistant
    Western University of
    Health Sciences, Pomona, CA
  • 5/1997-5/1998 Research Technologist
    Center of SE Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
  • 9/1996-5/1997 Academic Tutor –
    Anatomy, biology, physiology

    University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • 9/1994-8/1995 Student Researcher – Immune Response of Mice to Malaria
    UW Madison Dept of Med Micro and Immunology, Madison, WI

Honors and Awards

  • Microsurgical Certificate Union Memorial Hospital
    Dept of Hand Surgery
  • Excellence in Teaching Award: Western University Dept of
  • Outstanding Tutor Award: UW Milwaukee Tutor and Resource Center
  • College
    Scholarship: Women’s Club of Whitefish Bay, 1992
  • National Honor Society,
  • Wisconsin All State High School Soccer Team, 1992
  • Annual Masonic All
    Star Game, 1992


  • 2003 Team Physician Boys Soccer Centerville High
    School, Centerville, OH
  • 2002-2003 Indoor Soccer Team Orthopedic Associates,
    Dayton, OH
  • 1999-2000 Student Clinic Coord. City of Montclair Health Clinic,
    Montclair, CA
  • 1998-2000 Medical Student Volunteer Pomona Community Health Action
    Team, Pomona, CA
  • 1997-1998 Coach U-14 Select Soccer Team, Milwaukee, WI
  • 1994-1995 Soccer Referee UW Dept. of Intramural Sports, Madison, WI

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish