MD: University of Missouri at Columbia School of Medicine
Residency: Plastic Surgery, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center
Fellowship: Hand Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
- Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
- Complex Extremity Reconstruction
- Peripheral Nerve Disorders
- Brachial Plexus injuries
- microsurgical reconstruction – extremity and breast
- Microvascular Hand Surgery
- Hand Fractures
- Dupuytrens Disease
- Pain Management in Amputees
- Targeted Muscle Reinnervation
- Regenerative Peripheral Nerve Interface
Dr. Amy Kite, MD, is a Board Certified and fellowship trained Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon specializing in Hand Surgery with Lifespan Physician Group Plastic Surgery. Dr. Kite’s clinical and research interests include trauma and elective hand surgery, peripheral nerve disorders, brachial plexus, microsurgical reconstruction, nerve transfers and pain management in amputees. She also has an interest in Art in Plastic Surgery.
Prior to joining Lifespan, Dr. Kite was a physician with UC Health in Cincinnati where she was an Assistant Professor and director of the brachial plexus and peripheral nerve program.
Dr. Kite has earned multiple awards for high scores on the Plastic Surgery Board exams and has been recognized for several years as a “Top Doc” in Cincinnati.
She earned a medical degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine. Dr. Kite completed a residency in plastic and reconstructive surgery at Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, and a fellowship in hand surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. She is CAQ certified in Hand Surgery.
Dr. Kite is a member of professional organizations including the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, American Association for Hand Surgery, and Association of Women Surgeons (AWS). She is on the planning committee for the AWS. A co-author and contributor of peer-reviewed articles, Dr. Kite serves as a reviewer for HAND and the Journal of Case Reports in Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery.