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Derek Amanatullah

Derek Amanatullah

Assistant Professor

Stanford University

Santa Clara County, CA

Dr. Derek Amanatullah is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon with subspecialty training in hip and knee replacements, osteoarthritis, avascular necrosis, and infection. With nearly twenty years of experience in the medical field, he is fiercely dedicated to helping improve the lives of his patients


Stanford University

Assistant Professor

An assistant professor in Stanford's Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Dr. Derek Amanatullah teaches in his area of expertise, hip and knee replacements for individuals with osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, infectious arthritis and avascular necrosis. Specifically, Dr. Amanatullah focuses intensely on lower extremity adult reconstruction. To that end, Dr. Amanatullah operates on knee and hip implants with problems to correct issues.

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Meet Dr. Derek Amanatullah

Derek Amanatullah studied biomedical engineering at the University of Southern California and proceeded to earn his medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Bronx, NY. Dr. Amanatullah went on to take up residency at the University of California at Davis and a fellowship at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester.

Interviews with Derek Amanatullah

Do I really need Joint Replacement ›


What is the Future of Implants Tech ›


Recovery Time After Surgery ›

Derek Amanatullah Mini Posterior Total Hip Replacement

Watch as Dr. Derek Amanatullah and his staff at Stanford perform a mini posterior total hip replacement! To learn more about his practice, research, and availability, visit his homepage at

I would never treat xrays alone. We treat patients. Patients have pain, and that’s the thing that we want to make better. We don’t wanna make X-rays look, perfect because if those X-rays look perfect and they’re painful in the patient’s painful, we didn’t help anyone.

Derek Amanatullah, MD shares his feedback on the Truliant Knee System

Derek Amanatullah, MD shares his feedback on the Truliant Knee System at AAOS Annual Meeting – Booth 5023. For more information, visit

Dr. Amanatullah's Research

Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty

Using the Cement-in-Cement Technique ›


Smoking Associated w/ Earlier Time

to Revision of Total Knee Arthroplasty ›