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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Donald Ames is Excellent. Dr. Ames has been reviewed by 21 patients who have provided 4 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.0
Promptness 4.4
Courteous Staff 4.5
Accurate Diagnosis 4.9
Bedside Manner 4.9
Spends Time with Me 4.3
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Donald Ames, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 7 areas:
  • Arthroscopic Surgery (Arthroscopy)
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Hip Surgery (Hip Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Surgery (Knee Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Sports Medicine

Education & Awards

Dr. Ames graduated from Wayne State University, Detroit. He has 6 awards.

Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012 - 2014)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011 - 2014)
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Dayton, OH
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
Orthopaedic Surgeon
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Ames has 12 hospital affiliations:

  • Khn - Grandview Medical Ctr 
  • Kettering Medical Center 

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Additional Information
Dr. Donald William Ames MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 27 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Donald W. Ames practice?
Dr. Donald Ames has 8 office locations.
Dr. Donald Ames practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Dayton, OH.
Additional practice locations include: Vandalia, OH and Springboro, OH.
See Dayton Orthopedic Surgeons.