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Dr. David Hildreth, MD

Orthopedic Surgery ·  Male · Age 69

Dr. Hildreth

Richmond Bone and Joint Clinic, UT Physician

15035 Southwest Fwy Sugar Land, TX 77478

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Dr. David Hildreth, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Sugar Land, TX and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Univ Of Tn Hlth Sci Ctr in 1977 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic hand surgery.


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(281) 344-1715

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Dr. Hildreth's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hildreth treats Carpal Tunnel Syndrome more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Hildreth treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Ganglion Cyst
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hildreth treats Ganglion Cyst more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Hildreth treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Limb Pain
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hildreth treats Limb Pain more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Hildreth treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Hildreth's conditions and procedures:

  • Advanced Tendon Reconstruction
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthroscopic Joint Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Surgery Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Cyst
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Finger Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Fusion
  • Joint Injection
  • Joint Pain
  • Joint Reconstruction Surgery
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Ligament Reconstruction
  • Limb Pain
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Injuries
  • Wrist Replacement

About Me

Care Philosophy

In a society where people are living longer and demanding more from their body, developing treatments to ensure many active and fulfilling years is more than our responsibility, it's our obligation.

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Education

1999
Uni. of Houston, Houston, Tx. MBA
1984
University of Louisville School of Med. Microsurgery Fellowship
Fellowship Hospital
1983
Christine M. Kleinert Institute Hand and Micro Surgery
Fellowship Hospital
1982
University Of S Fl College Of Med
Residency Hospital
1978
University of South Florida / College of Medicine
Internship Hospital
1977
Univ Of Tn Hlth Sci Ctr
Medical School
1974
David Lipscomb University, Nashville Tn.
Undergraduate School
1999
1984
1983
1982
1978
1977
1974

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • H Texas Top Doctors, 2011
  • Super Doctors of Texas, 2011
  • Best Doctors in America, 2012

Media & Publications

  • Latest News,
  • A Clinical Study of Extracorporeal Shockwaves for the Treatment of Chronic Lateral Epicondylitis. Current Orthopaedic Practice. 2011 March/April;22(2):185-192., 2011

Dr. Hildreth's Reviews

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5 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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Put me at ease as soon as I walked in. Listened to my concerns before trying to make a diagnosis like some other doctors I’ve visited.
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I am a drummer and went to Dr. Hildreth for soreness in my right elbow. He was polite and professional, and provided the least invasive method of treatment available. I appreciated him so much that I have referred my other musician friends to him, and they have also been very pleased with the care they received.
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There was pain going from my shoulder to my fingers and a friend referred me to Dr. Hildreth. He diagnosed it as a torn rotator cuff (with nerve damage) and called in his colleague, Dr. Matt Mays. Dr. Mays did a great job repairing my shoulder and stopped the pain. I continue to refer friends and family to Dr. Hildreth and Dr. Mays.
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Dr Hildreth is very thorough, knowledgeable and talks with you not at you. He’s been helping me for more than seven years and has yet to “push’ surgery like many Drs. He’s been around the block and not much surprises him. Board certified!
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Dr. Hildreth was so attentive and really listens to what you have to say! Answers any questions you might have thoroughly too! I would recommend Dr. Hildreth to anyone having any hand issues!
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He is a very good surgeon and is listens well to what my concerns are. Seems very caring to me.
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Excellent care by this great doc. He really listened to me and took great care of my problem.
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I have seen Dr. Hildreth numerous times over the last 18 years. He is an expert at hand problems, carpal tunnel,wrist and elbow,nerve issues, and has also seen my wife and both of my daughters for similar issues . Obviously I cannot recommend him more highly than that. I have trusted him to fix finger problems as well. I have had at least 6 surgeries by him and all went extremely well. He also gave me a referral for another issue that has turned out very well. He is the best!
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You will not be disappointed, he is one of the greatest orthopedic surgeon that I know. His experience speaks for itself! He also has a great bed side manner! You don't see that a lot these days.
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I just want to tell people about my visit with Dr. Hildreth. He was very thorough, He answered all my questions and dicussed with me my concerns about my elbow. He took his time and I did not feel rushed at all. My experience is the was a doctors visit should be.
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A very distinct Dr., who cares about his patient. Tells it like it is, gives you options as well as time lines. He also provides, in specific detail, the condition, how it became that way, and steps on how to get it fixed. As a person of detail, I appreciate his candor.
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Dr Hildreth has a god complex. I went in with a shattered left wrist and a fractured right elbow. Ended up having surgery. Surgery went fine, however when it cam time to pull the pins out, he was rough, and I told him it was hurting. He looked at me and said " it doesn't hurt, it's not broken anymore, I fixed it" What more can I say??? After that I never returned.
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During follow-up appointment with Dr. Hildreth, while discussing surgery, he was VERY dismissive of my concerns about undergoing general anesthesia in lieu of a block. (The anesthesia would allow him to operate on both hands at same time). My weight, high blood pressure, and sleep apnea, etc. were dismissed by the doctor. He agreed to my request to do one hand at a time; then basically walked out. I said good bye as I left, he looked up from his phone, grunted, looked back down. No thank you
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