Santa Barbara, CA
Bakersfield, CA
Santa Maria, CA

Amit Nathani, M.D

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. He is trained in the latest cartilage restoring procedures, helping many avoid joint replacements; 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, running 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.

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Dr. Nathani is accepting new patients and performs most of his surgery on an outpatient basis. He also holds privileges at several convenient hospitals. 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.

Dr. Nathani is a former Division I Tennis player and continues to enjoy golf and tennis recreationally. He is active in global humanitarian healthcare and donates time to surgical care for the underserved in Haiti and the Dominican Republic.

Curriculum Vitae

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

Insurance Accepted

Dr. Nathani accepts a wide array of insurance, including workers’ compensation claims (MPN), PPOs and Medicare. He strives to be very accommodating to all individuals seeking his care and encourages you to contact our office if your insurance coverage is not listed previously.

AETNA
ANTHEM/BLUE CROSS
BLUE SHIELD OF CALIFORNIA
CIGNA
CORVEL
FIRST HEALTH SELECT
HEALTH NET
HEALTHSMART
MEDICARE
MULTIPLAN
UNITED HEALTH CARE

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401 Chapala St. Suite 102 Santa Barbara, CA 93101
1914 Truxtun Ave. Bakersfield, CA 93301

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