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Specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery • Male • Age 55

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Dr. Hunt III's Care Philosophy


  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Basal Thumb Joint Reconstruction
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Implant
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Non-Spinal Nerve Blocks
  • Sports Medicine Surgery
  • Tendon Surgery
  • Tendon Transfer
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Vascular Procedure
  • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
  • Wrist Replacement
  • Wrist Surgery
  • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Back Pain
  • Bicep Injuries
  • Bursitis
  • Calcium Pyrophosphate Deposition Disease
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Disorders
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Foot Fracture
  • Forearm Injuries
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Ganglion of Wrist
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Injury
  • Hand Ligament Rupture
  • Hand Muscle Strain
  • Hand Neuropathy
  • Hand Pain
  • Hip Fracture
  • Kienbock's Disease
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tendonitis
  • Thumb Basal Joint Arthritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Disorders
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Injuries
  • Wrist Pain
  • Wrist Sprain

Background Check for Dr. Hunt III

0 Malpractice Claims

  • No malpractice history found for Texas.
  • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

  • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Awards & Recognitions


  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Leadership Fellows Program, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2004
  • Best Doctors in America, 2004 to Pr
  • America's Best Doctors, 2000 to Pr
  • Sports MD, Nation's Elite Sports Medicine Physicians, 2009 to Pr
  • Best Doctors in Birmingham, 2004 to Pr

Media & Publications

  • Managing Editor - Orthopaedic Book, eMedicine Project
  • Book Review: Pedicle flaps of the upper limb
  • Systematic approach to handling the distal radio-ulnar joint in cases of malunited distal radius fractures.
  • Porcine small intestine submucosa as a flexor tendon graft.
  • Healing of a segmental defect in the rat femur using an extract from a cultured human osteosarcoma cell line (SAOS-2): a preliminary report
  • Comparing and contrasting methods for tenodesis of the ruptured biceps tendon.
  • Medical errors in orthopedics: results of an AAOS member survey.
  • Brain insulin binding is decreased in the Wistar Kyoto rat carrying the "fa" gene.
  • Complications of the treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Osteoid osteoma: radiologic case study
  • Treating trigger finger in diabetics using excision of the ulnar slip of the flexor digitorum superficialis with or without A1 pulley release
  • The effect of a stiff spinal implant on the bone mineral content of the lumbar spine in dogs.
  • Capitate shortening osteotomy
  • Degenerative and post-traumatic arthritis affecting the carpometacarpal joints of the fingers.
  • Management of acute and chronic scaphoid fractures
  • A bone-inducing agent from cultured human SOAS-2 osteosarcoma cells.
  • The mechanism of bone induction and bone healing by human osteosarcoma cell extracts.
  • What is the appropriate treatment for Dupuytren's contracture
  • Contemporary management of distal biceps injuries.

Education & Training

Medical School

Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1986

Internship Hospital

Vanderbilt University Med Center
Complete in 1987

Residency Hospital

University Of Kansas Medical Center
Complete in 1992

Fellowship Hospital

Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
Complete in 1993

Undergraduate Schools

Graduated in 1982

Languages Spoken by Dr. Hunt III & Staff

  • English

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