Dr. Aminian specializes in treating foot and ankle disorders and conditions
created by sports injuries, fractures, arthritis or deformity. His experience
includes bunion and forefoot surgery, total ankle replacements, tendon
and cartilage repair, minimally invasive/arthroscopic ankle surgery, as
well as lower extremity reconstruction.
Dr. Aminian believes in personalized care of patients’ conditions
and treatment options and strives to provide the best experience under
his care. Dr. Aminian’s greatest satisfaction is in learning his
patients’ life stories and watching them gain improved pain control
and quality of life through their treatments.
Named a Physician of Excellence by the Orange County Medical Association
(OCMA) for Orthopaedic Surgery in 2015, Dr. Aminian is a Diplomate of
the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, a fellow of the American Academy
of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society.
(OCMA honors the Physicians of Excellence for their services to their
profession, lifelong dedication to their patients and commitment to the
community they serve.)
Originally from Chicago, Dr. Aminian completed his undergraduate studies
at Washington University in St. Louis, earning a Bachelor Degree in Chemical
Engineering; then pursued medical school at the University of Rochester,
Rochester NY. He then completed his internship and orthopaedic residency
at Northwestern University, Chicago. He served as the Chief resident his
senior year of residency.
He completed his fellowship training in orthopaedic foot and ankle surgery
at the University of Washington, Seattle with Drs. Hansen, Sangeorzan,
Dr. Aminian has published many research articles in peer-reviewed journals,
and has presented his work both nationally and internationally. He serves
as a peer reviewer for the American Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery.
He continues to be active academically and is the Assistant Chief of the
Foot and Ankle Service at Harbor UCLA, training orthopaedic surgery residents.