Angelo C. Cammarata, MD
Angelo C. Cammarata, MD

Elbow & Arm

Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery

Blue Ridge Region

Asheville - McDowell

Meet Dr. Angelo C. Cammarata

Dr. Angelo Cammarata graduated magna cum laude from Allegheny College in Meadville, P.A. where he was Phi Beta Kappa and a member of the Lambda Sigma Honor Society. Afterward, he earned his medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, PA and completed his surgical internship and residency in orthopedic surgery at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, MD. He also gained extensive expertise during his upper extremity fellowship at The Hand Center of Western New York, State University of New York at Buffalo.

Dr. Cammarata was named one of America‘s Top Surgeons in the 2004 – 2017 edition of the Consensus Research Council of America and honored in 2009 as one of the top doctors in NC by Business North Carolina Magazine. In addition to his extensive medical expertise, Dr. Cammarata has earned multiple military and civilian honors including the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (twice awarded), a Meritorious Unit Commendation, the Navy Expeditionary Medal, and the National Defense Service Medal.

He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and the National Board of Medical Examiners. Dr. Cammarata is a member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the American Medical Association, the North Carolina Orthopedic Association, and the North Carolina and Western NC medical societies.

He specializes in microvascular surgery, treatment of the hands and wrist surgery, and shoulder and elbow surgery.

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  • Undergraduate: Allegheny College, Meadville, Pennsylvania
  • Medical School: Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Internship: National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Residency: National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Fellowship: The Hand Center of Western New York, University at Buffalo School of Medicine


  • Board-Certified: American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, 1998 National Board of Medical Examiners, 1990


  • Selected by “Consensus Research Council of America” as one of America‘s Top Surgeons in the 2004 – 2010 editions.

Military honors and awards:

  • Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (Twice Awarded)
  • Combat Action Ribbon
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation
  • Navy Expeditionary Medal
  • Fleet Marine Force Ribbon
  • National Defense Service Medal
  • South-West Asia Service Medal with two Bronze Stars and Marine Corps Insignia
  • Kuwaiti Liberation Medal – Kuwait Kuwaite Liberation Medal – Saudi Arabia
  • Sea Service Deployment Ribbon
  • Expert Rifleman Medal
  • Expert Pistol Shot Medal
  • Letter of Commendation, Commanding General
  • Second Marine Division Letter of Commendation
  • Chief, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery

Civilian honors and awards:

  • Incentive Award, Temple Medical School, 1985 – 1989
  • Class President, Allegheny College, 1984 – 1985
  • Allegheny College Alumni Congress, 1985 – Present
  • Phi Beta Kappa, Allegheny College, 1985 – Present
  • Magna Cum Laude, Allegheny College, 1985
  • Frank Haskell Scholarship, Allegheny College, 1982 – 1985
  • National Dean’s List, Allegheny College, 1982 – 1985
  • Harry S. Truman Scholarship Nominee, Allegheny College, 1984
  • Lambda Sigma Honor Society, Allegheny College, 1984 – 1985
  • Alden Scholar, Allegheny College, 1981 – 1985
  • Consumer Research Council Awards, 2004 – 2010
  • Top Doctors in North Carolina by Business NC Magazine, 2009
  • Best Doctors in America, 2010

Research awards:

  • Kirk Award (Best Scientific Presentation by a Resident or Fellow), Society of Military Orthopedic Surgeons, Annual Meeting, Vail, Colorado, 1995
  • Founder’s Award Runner-Up (Best Scientific Presentation with Military Impact), Society of Military Orthopedic Surgeons, Annual Meeting, Vail, Colorado, 1995


  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • North Carolina Orthopedic Association
  • North Carolina Medical Society
  • Western NC Medical Society

Dr. Cammarata was great. He was thorough and listened to me. No more trigger finger!

Lynda S


Very informative. Related my surgery in a manner, I understood. Kind and caring.

Becky W


A New Level Of Orthopedic Care Has Emerged

As our patient, you will benefit from a full range of orthopedic services, specialties and technologies, including physical and hand therapy, advanced imaging services, and urgent care walk-in services providing immediate diagnosis and treatment for urgent orthopedic conditions.