Dr. Eric S. Wroten, MD

Dr. Eric S. Wroten, MD

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Orthopedic Hand Surgery | Male | 42 years old

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Care Philosophy

My philosophy is to treat patients as though they are members of my family. My practice consists of nonoperative and surgical management of adult and pediatric hand, wrist, and elbow disorders. I believe in employing nonoperative treament consisting of patient education,therapy, medications, splints, or injections before considering surgery. When surgery is indicated I educate my patients about the procedures available and together we decide what surgery will provide them with the best results.Read more

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Dr. Wroten's Reviews

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based on 104 total surveys (19 with reviews)
Dr. Wroten's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (19)
in Ft Worth, TX |
Dr Eric Wroten did carpal tunnel surgery on both hands at once in 2014. You would never guess I ever had carpal tunnel issues! No real scars...Great Doctor! I would and have recommended him to numerous people!
in Irving, TX |
We went to see Dr. Wroten last Thursday because my teenage boy broke his finger badly, and we had a very smooth surgery on Friday. I am so glad that I drove all the way from north irving to Fort worth to see Dr. Wroten. Dr. Wroten is very experienced, acknowledgeable, friendly and caring. By seeing the way he treats other patients we knew we were in good hands. He made my son feel very comfortable and explained everything clearly before and after surgery. This is one of the best Drs in DFW!
in Fort Worth, tx |
Dr. Wroten saved my career!!! As an ICU physician, I need my hands to function in order to take care of my patients. After breaking my dominant hand (while chasing my crazy dog), Dr. Wroten was able to put the busted bone together, and I couldn't be happier!!! I did require a fair amount of occupational therapy----Fort Worth PT is amazing----but it all starts with a fantastic surgeon. Couldn't be happier! I'm able to do my job and everything else prior to my injury. Amazing experience both
in Ft Worth, TX |
My appointment was at 8:10. I was able to see Dr. Wroten and be out by 8:34 am! He was direct, gave me my options, and was proactive in that he brought the medication that he thought I needed. I had the procedure I needed and was out by 8:34. He was funny, respectful of my time, and was very polite and courteous. I would highly recommend Dr. Wroten.
in Crowley, TX |
Dr. Wroten is an excellent doctor, whom I would recommend to everyone! He took on my very complex medical case and went out of his way to try and help me. His compassion, encouragement, humor, and straight forward manner were appreciated. He told me what to expect and did not sugar coat anything. He and his staff were great before, during, and after my surgery. I cannot say enough good things about him.
in Cleburne, TX |
When a high-speed grinder fractured, I was told by the ER staff this injury could seriously impair my dexterity. Since I play guitar at my church, I spent days investigating Dallas/Ft Worth hand doctors, mostly through various doctors in my immediate family, as well as other sources, including Fort Worth TX Magazine. Dr. Wroten made a decision not to operate, but utilized rehab. I could not be happier. I am playing guitar after 7 weeks! Great judgement, ethics and results.Thank you Dr. Wroten!
in Arlington, TX |
Dr. Wroten and his staff are AMAZING! He is very professional, very personable and he made me feel at ease throughout the entire process. I highly recommend!!!
Ft Worth, TX |
Dr. Wroten and his staff are amazing! He takes his time with each patient and makes sure you leave with no questions un-answered.. He is very knowlegable. He comes very highly recommended from everyone!
Ft Worth, TX |
Thank you Dr. Wroten. I play a lot of golf and my shoulder started giving me trouble and I thought I needed surgery. After my exam, Dr. Wroten showed me the proper exercises and stretching to rehab my shoulder. I can now play golf and raise my hand over my head without pain! Thanks again!
in Ft Worth, TX |
I began having numbness in my ring finger and little finger associated with the ulnar nerve. Dr. Wroten suggested several options including changing my sleeping and driving habits and using surgery as the absolute last option. The feeling is slowly coming back without surgery. Thank you Dr. Wroten! You and your staff are wondeful!
Fort Worth, TX |
As an OR nurse, it is a privilege to work with Dr. Wroten every week. It is nice to see such a high standard of care given to patients. It starts in preop when he greets each patient to answer any questions they might have and put their mind at ease before we go back. Once in the operating room his lowest standard is perfection and he makes even the most complicated surgeries seem easy. He also makes sure he meet privately with the family after surgery. It's an honor to work with Dr. Wroten.
in Fort Worth |
Great DR.... takes his time did not feel rushed at any point.
Arlington, TX |
Dr. Wroten had treated my son after he slammed his hand in the car door. I was so scared that he broke it but come to find out it was not broken. Dr. Wroten took such good care of him and the staff was amazing!!!!
Dr. Wroten has treated my hand and was a great Doctor. I would recommend him to any one. He is the best of the best!
Arlington, tx |
He is the best in town! He treated my hand better then the past Doctors I have seen.The staff is great??
in weatherord, tx |
Went in for finger pain and swelling and was told immediatly I needed surgery. Scheduled it for the next Wednesday... I called to find out about rescheduling because i broke my foot and they informed me it had to be done that my podiatrist needed to order me a walker. In the meantime i decided to wait to do the surgery because of the inconvenience of having a hand and foot on the same side i couldnt use. Turns out days later my hand is healed completely and surgery was never needed. RIP OFF
Arlington, TX |
Dr. Wroten is amazing; he really takes his time in talking with you and discussing all the options and answering ALL your questions. He sets high standards for himself, staff, facilities and equipment. If there's anything at all to improve, I would say less waiting time, both in the office waiting room and in the individual patient exam room.
in Hurst, TX |
Fantastic Doctor! He understood my unique situation and was able to accommodate me. He's friendly and knowledgable. I had severe carpal tunnel and he performed the surgery 4 years ago. I'm so happy with the results and finally an pain free. I'd definitely recommend him!
in Weatherford, TX |
I had double carpal tunnel surgery. Dr. Wroten talked to me about the advantages/disadvantages of having both hands done at once. He helped me to make an informed decision. I was very satisfied with the care I received. He's an excellent doctor and I would highly recommend him.
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Dr. Wroten's Care Philosophy

My philosophy is to treat patients as though they are members of my family. My practice consists of nonoperative and surgical management of adult and pediatric hand, wrist, and elbow disorders. I believe in employing nonoperative treament consisting of patient education,therapy, medications, splints, or injections before considering surgery. When surgery is indicated I educate my patients about the procedures available and together we decide what surgery will provide them with the best results.

Dr. Wroten's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  •  Board certified in Hand Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • Patient's Choice Award, 2011
    • Compassionate Doctor Recognition Award, 2011
    • Top Doctors, 2010
    • Top Doctors, 2011
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  • Media & Publications
    • The Wrist Diagnosis and Operative treatment., 2010
    • Techniques in Wrist and Hand Arthroscopy., 2007
    • Ulnar Sided Wrist Pain., 2008
    • Foot Progression Angle After Distal Tibia Physeal Fractures., 2002
    • Understanding Midcarpal Instability., 2006

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    No malpractice history found for Texas.

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    Sanctions

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

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    Board Actions

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Board Certifications

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  • Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Benign Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Fractures
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Cyst
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dislocated Joint
  • Distal Radius Fracture
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Disorders
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Extremity Malunions
  • Extremity Nonunion
  • Finger Disorders
  • Finger Injuries
  • Finger Joint Sprain
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Golfer's Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Injury
  • Hand Ligament Rupture
  • Hand Muscle Strain
  • Hand Pain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Disorders
  • Joint Pain
  • Joint Space Disease
  • Joint Swelling
  • Knee Disorders
  • Laceration
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Ligament Sprain
  • Limb Pain
  • Lipomas
  • Nerve Diseases
  • Nerve Injury
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Occupational Injuries
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Osteoarticular Disease
  • Osteopenia
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Nerve Injuries
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pulled Muscles
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Ruptured Tendon
  • Scaphoid Fractures
  • Simple Fractures
  • Skin Lesion
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprain
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tendon Disorders
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Tendonitis
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Tenosynovitis
  • Thumb Basal Joint Arthritis
  • Traumatic Injuries
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wear and Tear Arthritis
  • Work-Related Injuries
  • Wounds
  • Wrist Disorders
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Injuries
  • Wrist Pain
  • Wrist Sprain

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston

    Graduated in 2000

  • Internship Hospital
    John Peter Smith Hospital

    Completed in 2001

  • Residency Hospital
    John Peter Smith Orthopaedic Residency

    Completed in 2005

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Thomas Jefferson University (Philadelphia Hand Center)

    Completed in 2006

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Texas At Austin

    Graduated in 1996

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Adult Reconstructive Surgery
  • Advanced Tendon Reconstruction
  • Amputation
  • Arthritic Hand Reconstruction
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Articular Cartilage Repair
  • Bone Grafting
  • Bone and Joint Repair
  • Bone and Joint Replacement
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Open
  • Cartilage Repair
  • Casting
  • Conscious Sedation
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Digital X-Ray (CDR)
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Endoscopic Hand Surgery
  • Endoscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Excision of Lipoma
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand Reconstruction
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand, Elbow, and Shoulder Microvascular Surgery
  • Hardware Removal
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Fusion
  • Joint Injection
  • Joint Reconstruction Surgery
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Joint Revision Surgery
  • Joint Surgery
  • Joint X-Ray
  • Laceration Repair
  • Lesion Removal
  • Ligament Reconstruction
  • Microsurgical Procedure
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Nerve Biopsy
  • Nerve Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Osteotomy
  • Peripheral Nerve Decompression
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery
  • Re-Operative Surgery
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Repair of Amputated Digit
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Revision Surgery
  • Simple Fracture Care and Casting
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Cancer Surgery With Reconstruction
  • Skin Cancer Tumor Treatment
  • Skin Grafts
  • Skin Lesion Biopsy
  • Skin Lesion Removal
  • Skin Surgery
  • Small Joint Arthroplasty
  • Soft Tissue Injections
  • Sports Medicine Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Stitches
  • Suture Soft Tissue Wound
  • Tendon Repair
  • Tendon Surgery
  • Tendon and Bursa Injection
  • Total Joint Replacement
  • Total Joint Replacement and Revision
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Tumor Surgery
  • Worker's Compensation Evaluations
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
  • Wrist Replacement
  • Wrist and Forearm Tenotomy
  • X-Ray