Dr. Amendola is a Professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Division Chief for Sports Medicine at Duke University. His clinical and research interests focus on improving the understanding, prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of sports and activity-related problems of the knee and ankle. He has been involved in the original development of arthroscopic and biologic resurfacing techniques for ankle and knee posttraumatic articular disorders leading to the original description of many technological advances, techniques and devices. Dr. Amendola is an original member of Multicenter Orthopaedic Outcomes Network (MOON) and Multicenter ACL Revision Study (MARS) and has also served as the PI or Co-PI on several ACL-related studies including the MOON and MARS projects evaluating factors related to outcome following ACL injury and reconstruction. He sees patients and performs research at the Urbaniak Sports Sciences Institute and does surgery and the Duke Ambulatory Surgery Center.
Virginia Flowers Baker Distinguished Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery; Sports Medicine Division Chief