Dr. Raj Amin is proudly from Fresno. He is a fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon from Johns Hopkins and Stanford University Hospitals. He specializes in the treatment of hip and knee arthritis. Dr. Amin’s goal is to understand the needs of each patient to keep them active and healthy. He performs minimally invasive, robotic, partial, and total hip and knee replacement surgery.
Dr. Amin graduated from the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine as a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honors Society. He then completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at the world-renowned Johns Hopkins Hospital. During residency, he received numerous awards including the Byank Service Leadership and Researcher of the Year Awards. He published more than 35 peer-reviewed journal articles and served as President of the House Staff Council and Administrative Chief Resident.
Following residency, Dr. Amin was selected for the Adult Reconstruction Fellowship at Stanford University Hospital where he trained with experts in the latest joint reconstruction techniques, including complex revision surgery.
Dr. Amin is very involved in the academic community. He has extensively published research articles and textbook chapters. He has also presented award-winning research at international conferences and volunteered internationally to help provide total joint replacement surgery for underserved patients. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery, and American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons.
When Dr. Amin is not in the office caring for patients or teaching resident physicians through UCSF Fresno, you can usually find him enjoying cars, spending time with friends and family, watching sports, playing basketball, or working in the yard.
Education and Training
Fellowship: Stanford University Hospital - Palo Alto, CA
Residency: John Hopkins Hospital - Baltimore, MD
Medical School: Michigan State University College of Human Medicine - Grand Rapids, MI
Undergraduate Education: Michigan State University - East Lansing, MI
Licensure & Certifications
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery
American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
Alpha Omega Alpha Honors Society