Amani D. Politano M.D., M.S.

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Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery School of Medicine

Accepting new patients

4.8 out of 5 (175 Ratings, 55 Comments)


  • Surgery

Special focus on

  • Vascular Surgery


  • M.D., University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville Virginia 2008
  • M.S., University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville Virginia 2011
  • Internship:

    • University of Virginia, 2008-2009
  • Residency:

    • General Surgery, University of Virginia, 2009-2015
  • Fellowship:

    • Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship, University of Virginia, 2010-2012
    • Vascular Surgery, University of Virginia, 2015-2017
  • Certifications:

    • American Board of Surgery, 2016


Dr. Amani Politano received her medical degree in 2008 and completed her surgery residency and vascular surgery fellowship all at the University of Virginia. She has authored or co-authored multiple peer-reviewed manuscripts centering on the topics of surgical infectious disease and the effect of comorbidities on vascular surgery outcomes. Dr. Politano is on faculty within the OHSU Department of Surgery and Division of Vascular Surgery.

Patient Ratings

4.8 out of 5 (175 Ratings, 55 Comments)

The patient ratings score is an average of all responses to the question "How likely would you be to recommend this provider to your family and friends (on a scale of 0 to 10)" on our nationally-recognized NRC patient surveys.

Patient Comments

  • Jun 13, 2019

    My name is [Name] and I appreciated all the help I got from everybody at the hospital all the nurses of a CNAs, all the ones learning. Dr. Politano, all the surgeons everybody kept me updated and it was wonderful. And I was at ease, I didn't freak out like I did 6 years ago when they came and I had my first surgery up there. I truly truly appreciate it and I bless everybody and I pray for everybody up there, you know. God got it all their hands. So I appreciate it. And I really really thank you for everything you've done for me. It's not much I can do to say except. Thank you and God bless you.

  • Jun 12, 2019

    Very informative and she had a great bedside manner.

  • Jun 05, 2019

    She was great, really thoroughly, explained everything many times so that I understood what was going to happen. Her bed side manner is perfect and wonderful, and she's very friendly and I would come see her again.

  • May 23, 2019

    It was really good they took care of me very well

  • Apr 24, 2019

    Doctor was great, explained everything in high detail.

  • Apr 23, 2019

    Good listener. Thorough. Caring.

  • Apr 16, 2019

    She's an awesome doctor.

  • Apr 16, 2019

    It was a last minute appointment and I was treated very well. Had a sonagram on a recent incision and the person doing the sonagram was thoughtful and considerate. I then saw a doctor who explained the problem I was having to my satisfaction and seemed to be very knowledgeable.

  • Apr 16, 2019

    Excellent questions that she asked, and straight forward answers and had a plan in mind. I appreciate it very much. Thank you.

  • Apr 05, 2019

    She was professional, on time, did her job. Very friendly, answered the questions.

  • Apr 05, 2019

    Alright, I found him to be very helpful and a very pleasant to interact with. I really had a good experience with her.

  • Mar 22, 2019

    Hi, just wanted to say I found Dr. Politano very, very helpful. She was super, super good at explaining the procedure and what needed to be done and what steps and precautions I needed to be concerned about. So, I was just very grateful for her time and her excellent explanation. So, thank you.

  • Mar 13, 2019

    Amani, was so personable, easy to relate to, I felt like I was being cared for .

  • Mar 13, 2019

    Kind, informative and very competent.

  • Mar 12, 2019

    The doctor was very informative and was able to answer all questions that I had and very happy.

  • Mar 06, 2019

    She was very good provider. I was very happy with the service I got. She was very helpful and I really liked her.

  • Mar 05, 2019

    Friendly, knowledgable

  • Mar 05, 2019

    Hi. Yeah, very courteous, knew what they were talking about, very helpful. I've always had a good experience when I come up to OHSU. Very satisfied, thank you.

  • Mar 03, 2019

    I was extremely satisfied with my experience highly recommend this person and the follow up was also amazing.

  • Mar 01, 2019

    I love my doctor very caring provides me with excellent care.

  • Feb 14, 2019

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  • Feb 08, 2019

    The doctor was very thoughtful. She was very patient and thorough and explanation of my verecose veins. She was very thorough about the procedure, provided me information about after the surgery. Anyway, she was very compassionate, kind... I felt really listen to and validated and so I had overall a really good experience. So I would recommend her others. Thanks.

  • Feb 06, 2019

    Very knowledgeable and kind.

  • Feb 05, 2019

    I had a very good experience with her, she is very attentive, she listens to my problems, and asks a lot of questions, and takes a minute see's them through very thoroughly, and I would very definitely look forward to seeing her again for any heart problems I have.

  • Jan 24, 2019

    We were seen by the dr. quickly. She was thorough and answered all questions

  • Jan 24, 2019

    She's very informative. She took her tried to explain every question that I had and answered everything. I learned more in the time that I might ointment time. Then I had in previous visits with any other doctor pertaining to my other hosting. I feel very knowledgeable now, I know exactly what needs to be done, and she's a great doctor. Thank you.

  • Jan 18, 2019

    answered every question I had. very easy to talk to.Just Great !! Thanks

  • Jan 17, 2019

    Doctor was very informative and explained everything. She was on time and didn’t seem hurried.

  • Jan 15, 2019

    This doctor is very kind and caring and treats you like a real person like a friend not so much just like a patient.

  • Jan 10, 2019

    Very professional easy to communicate with. Dr Politano did an excellent job on removing the veins in both legs.

  • Jan 10, 2019

    Very personable. Took time to explain options, answer questions. Made me feel more omfortable about my future procedure.

  • Jan 10, 2019

    She was personable, thorough, and very informative.

  • Jan 05, 2019

    Top notch care. Regrettable patient Communication protocols

  • Jan 02, 2019

    This was my first time at being up there, and she was my new doctor to help me, and she was very good at explaining things to me, and I'm coming back January 7th to do a CAT scan, and she'll be checking some more on me. And like I say, she's very thorough and that's what's important, and she talks where I can understand what is going on in explaining. I am very happy with her.

  • Dec 14, 2018

    My surgery team did an excellent job very great experience thank you

  • Nov 25, 2018

    The doctor was wonderful, but I waited 2 hours to get to the appointment and no one said it was going to be that long. They just said that she was running late. After an hour. I went back to find out what was going on and they said it would be another hour. So that was a little bit disappointing.

  • Nov 15, 2018

    Superb communicator, and very knowledgeable physician.

  • Nov 14, 2018

    Very pleased with my doctor.

  • Oct 31, 2018

    I like this doctor very much. She informs me and she makes sure I understand and I think she does a very good job, and I'd recommend her in a minute. Thank you.

  • Oct 31, 2018

    She was a great doctor. Courteous, caring and extremely knowledgeable. She diag*

  • Oct 30, 2018

    Dr. Politano is very thorough and explains any questions very well and I found her very warm and caring.

  • Oct 25, 2018

    Great interaction with me. Very knowledgeable, engaging, excellent communicator.

  • Oct 04, 2018

    Very pleasant and kind did an excellent job explaining the results of the ultrasound on the veins on my legs.

  • Oct 02, 2018

    Everything was explained clearly, did not leave with any doubts or questions.

  • Sep 27, 2018

    Dr. Politano explained everything and answered all my follow up questions. She seems to be very up to date and engaging.

  • Sep 27, 2018

    Dr Politano was kind, took time to explain, thorough. My experience with her and Dr Landry has been gold star. I felt heard and supported by everyone in this clinic.

  • Sep 27, 2018

    she was great]

  • Sep 26, 2018

    Very Pleasant, told me the things I needed to know. Explained everything to me. Great job !! Yhanks

  • Sep 19, 2018

    Informative, confident, as well as kind and understanding. Great doctor. Great hospital.

  • Sep 19, 2018

    Very friendly, answered all of my questions and concerns.