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Dr. Momaya

Dr. Momaya

Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon Sports Medicine Specialist

Dr. Amit Momaya is a sports medicine surgeon and serves as section head of the sports medicine division within the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

He has had extensive training in the care of patients with shoulder, elbow and knee injuries. Furthermore, he has taken care of athletes at all levels—from the weekend warrior to the professional athlete. Dr. Momaya currently serves as team physician for UAB Athletics, Birmingham Legion FC, Birmingham Bulls Hockey and multiple high schools. In addition, Dr. Momaya is an active clinician scientist. His research has been published in leading Orthopedic journals and presented at multiple local and national meetings.

Patient Testimonials

  • I had a great experience with Dr. Momaya. He took the time to find out what was wrong with my left arm and fixed the problem. I am happy with my results. I would highly recommend him. He is very knowledgeable on the latest techniques so you will have a quick r...

    -N. Jackson

  • Did an ACL surgery and brought my daughter back into playing sports again.

    -L. Moore

  • Dr. Momaya is thorough & pretty informative about what's going to happen & what the patient should expect. Everything has gone as indicated thus far.

    -J. George

  • I had a very unstable shoulder after many dislocations and had the laterjet procedure done by Dr. Momaya. 6 months after surgery and I have had no complications and have regained nearly all range of motion and strength. Highly recommend!


  • Dr. Momaya and his staff saved the day! From the day of my injury to 6 months post op, I am closely followed and cared for by the entire team and amazing and supportive physical therapy. They invest in people to seek positive outcomes.

    -L. Bailey

  • Working with Dr. Momaya as a medical student was a fantastic experience. Throughout my time on sports medicine I was continually impressed by his compassion and diligence towards his patients in a busy clinic. He always took the extra time to make sure his pat...

    -A. stewart

  • Dr. Momaya is an outstanding physician. I enjoyed working with him for a month as he sets the gold standard for clinical educators. He is a young, hungry surgeon who is constantly pushing the bar higher for himself and other sports medicine physicians in Birmi...

    -S. Prahad

  • Dr. Momaya seems to truly care about his patients. He treated us (my husband and me) with respect, listened to what we said, asked questions, wanted to know if we had questions, clearly outlined the next steps, and treated the staff with respect. He performed ...

    -J. Covarrubias

  • In April of 2022 I broke my kneecap in a cycling accident. Dr. Momaya was my surgeon and was able to successfully put my knee back together. Without his expertise, advice and caring attitude I don't think I would be back on my bike 4 1/2 months later. Thank...

    -S. Carvalho

  • After a traumatic ski accident resulting in tearing my ACL and MCL, I was looking for a surgeon who would ensure that I could get back to my normal active self. Birmingham is known for its renown Ortho shops, and I initially reached out to those big names. How...

    -M. Kalousek

  • This was my first experience with sports medicine. My daughter had a fall that resulted in a radial head fracture and sprained UCL in her left elbow. Dr. Momaya and staff were all very professional and friendly, and appointments were timely. X-rays were handle...

    -M. Hedrick

  • Dr. Momaya is Brilliant ! & add to it that he is so kind & concerned for a patients well bring, His credentials are remarkable. Hie awards are dramatic. Whatever I would need ref Orthopedic, he is the One !

    -S. Lowy

  • I was very pleased with care I received from doctors Momaya and Gettinger. I was seen promptly. They explained my condition fully to me and my wife. The procedure was a big help to get the swelling down and get me back to normal. Thank you so much.

    -H. Gainer

  • My daughter tore ACL in Dec 2021 and we were referred to Dr. Momaya. Our whole experience has been wonderful. Eight months post operation and therapy, she is ready to start volleyball season!

    -D. McKee

Areas of Expertise

Sports Medicine

Arthroscopic Surgery

Arthroscopic surgery, is a surgical procedure to visualize, diagnose, and treat problems inside a joint using a specialized instrument known as an arthroscope. An arthroscope is a fiberoptic tube that contains a small lens or camera and a lighting system to magnify and illuminate structures inside a joint.



Orthobiologics are natural substances such as cells, tissue, blood components, and growth factors that are harnessed to aid in the treatment of orthopedic injuries or conditions. They may be used to replace lost tissue, stimulate regeneration and healing, reduce pain and inflammation, and improve joint function.

Publications & PresentationsBy : Dr. Momaya

UAB Highlands Sports Clinic

1201 11th Avenue South, Floor 1
Birmingham, AL 35205

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