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Hand and Elbow Doctors in Tyler, TX and Throughout East Texas

Hand and Elbow Doctors in Tyler, TXThe human hand is an intricate and complex mechanism of bones, ligaments, muscles and nerves. Our hands are constantly at work, whether on our phones, playing with our families or enjoying sports and other activities. Thus, the potential for a variety of hand injuries and painful conditions exists. Like your hands,our elbows are almost constantly engaged, so many things can contribute to painful elbow conditions. That’s why you need orthopedic surgeons who specialize in hands and upper extremities to diagnose and treat your pain. If you need a hand orthopedist or an elbow orthopedist in Tyler, TX, or anywhere in East Texas, the specialists at Azalea Orthopedics are dedicated to helping you regain pain-free movement through treatment and support.

Injuries and Problems of the Hand and Elbow

Hands and elbows can sustain traumatic injuries from accidents, athletics or vehicle crashes, but they can also be damaged by diseases and conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, strokes, cerebral palsy and brain injuries. In today’s work environments, repetitive injuries such as carpal tunnel syndrome have become prevalent. Whatever the cause of your difficulties or pain, a skilled orthopedic hand specialist can offer you relief through various means of treatment. Depending upon your specific condition, you may be helped non-surgically, but if you need hand surgery, Azalea Orthopedics’ hand specialists can set you on the path to loving your hands again.

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Our Hand & Elbow Orthopedists

Meet our industry leading Hand & Elbow Orthopedists.

John Camp, M.D. specializes in orthopedic surgery of the hand and upper extremities. Board Certified, American Board of Orthopedic Surgery.

Carey Clark III, M.D. specializes in orthopedic surgery of the hand and upper extremities. Board Certified, American Board of Orthopedic Surgery.

Kim Foreman, M.D. specializes in orthopedic surgery with an emphasis on sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery. Board Certified, American Board of Orthopedic Surgery.

Michael Johnson M.D. is a board-certified Orthopedic Surgeon specializing in sports medicine injuries, adult reconstruction, arthroscopy, and both operative and non-operative care for adults and pediatrics.

Rebel R. Huffman, M.D. specializes in orthopedic surgery with an emphasis on the hand and upper extremity.

L. Matthew Jones, M.D. specializes in orthopedic surgery with an emphasis on sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery. Board Certified, American Board of Orthopedic Surgery.

David A. Kummerfeld, M.DDavid A. Kummerfeld, M.D.. specializes in shoulder and elbow arthroscopy and replacement and upper extremity trauma. He is also Board Certified.

Ryan W. Patterson, M.D. specializes in surgery of the hand and upper extremities. Board Certified, American Board of Orthopedic Surgery.

Patrick Wupperman, M.D. is an orthopedic surgeon with extensive training in complex shoulder and knee problems with a special interest in Autologous Cartilage Implantation. Board Certified, American Board of Orthopedic Surgery.

Conditions Our Skilled Specialists Help

There are many ways our orthopedic board-certified specialists and experienced medical doctors can help if you are experiencing hand and elbow pain.

  • Relieve compressed nerves, such as in carpal or cubital tunnel syndrome
  • Restore function to those with stroke, brain and/or spinal cord injuries and cerebral palsy
  • Reattach digits and limbs
  • Reconstruct joints deformed by rheumatoid arthritis
  • Repair birth defects
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Treat athletic injuries

Our specialists also can repair tendons, arteries, nerves and ligaments. If you have a problem, one of our East Texas locations is ready to help you. We also help you to learn more about your condition through information-rich patient resources.

Ways Orthopedic Specialists Help

Ways Orthopedic Specialists HelpTechnology in the field of orthopedics has greatly advanced, and a hand or elbow specialist has a number of diagnostic and treatment tools available to help you once again get a grip, so to speak. From cold laser therapy to advanced imaging procedures, elbow surgery has greatly evolved. When you put yourself in the hands (yes, we meant to say that) of a skilled, caring orthopedic doctor at Azalea Orthopedics, you can feel good about your future. Our doctors are on call 24 hours every day, so you will never have to worry about not being able to get care in an emergency situation.

Contact Us Today

Our main office is in Tyler, TX, but we also have a number of other locations throughout East Texas from Longview to Palestine to Mount Pleasant. Our orthopedic specialists and teams are waiting to offer you skilled treatment and heartfelt support through your entire treatment and healing process. Contact us today to get started on a pain-free tomorrow.