Dr. Kimberly Mezera, MD

Dr. Kimberly Mezera, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Dr. Kimberly Mezera, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Dallas, TX and has been practicing for 22 years. She graduated from University Of Texas Southwestern in 1991 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery, orthopedic surgery, and more.Read her story

7777 Forest Ln Ste C135

Dallas, TX 75230

Contact Information

(972) 566-5051

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Ganglion Cyst
very high
more than 98% of peers
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
more than 98% of peers
Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Dr. Mezera's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Mezera "Kimberly Mezera, MD, grew up in Wisconsin; in 1987, she graduated from the University of North Texas and received her medical degree and training at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. She completed her residency for general surgery at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas and then finalized her expertise in hand and micro-vascular procedures at the prestigious Hand Fellowship Hospital for Special Surgery in New York, New York. Dr. Mezera is recognized not only as a leader in her industry, but she has a love for teaching others as well. As the director of Parkland's hand and upper extremity services, she has spent over 13 years teaching residents about the latest techniques and procedures for helping patients recover from fractures, lacerations, tendon injuries, soft tissue and nerve damage. Dr. Mezera is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who specializes in the treatment of hand and upper extremity conditions, including pediatric cases. She has been honored by D Magazine as Best" by her peers and in Texas Monthly for the past several years as a top physician.The Hand and Upper Extremity Center of Dallas wants to be a haven of healing and recovery for people dealing with pain due to arthritis, carpal tunnel, pinched nerves and tendonitis in the fingers, hands, wrists, elbows and shoulders. Our comprehensive care and individualized treatment plans are designed to achieve the best possible results for every patient.""
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Mezera "Dr. Mezera promotes a comprehensive approach to the treatment of patients from diagnosis through treatment including directing a customized therapy and rehabilitation program designed to return patients to the activities they love."

3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

70  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Forearm Injuries
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Nerve Injury
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pulled Muscles
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Tendon Disorders
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture
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26  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand, Elbow, and Shoulder Microvascular Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Orthopedic Surgical Procedures
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

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.


  • University Of North Texas
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • University Of Texas Southwestern
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Parkland Health & Hospital System
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • University Of Texas Southwestern/Parkland Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Hospital For Special Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Nyp/Cornell Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Mezera has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Mezera's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Mezera to family and friends
51 total reviews (32 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (51)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Mezera's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (32)

I could not be more pleased and happy with the care and attention that I received by Dr. Mezera and her staff. I've been in healthcare for > 36 years (some in orthopedics) and I can say with confidence that Dr. Mezera's specialty skillset is outstanding. Not only is she a great surgeon but she is...more
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I was lucky to have my broken wrist treated by Dr. Mezera. I had surgery two weeks ago, already I don't feel pain now, and I am recovering quite well. Dr. Mezera's experiences and confidence help me go thru my worst days with hope and confidence. I really appreciate her and her team. I...more
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Dr Mezera has really impressed me. I am a new patient and was in so much pain that they squeezed me in for an appointment. Had an MRI, and Dr Mezera explained my problem so well that I completely understood what was wrong. I will definitely recommend her to any friends that need her specialty.
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Dr. Mezera explained the condition well and listened to our questions and comments. My daughter accompanied me and had her questions answered well also. It is helpful to know I have a well trained doctor to call on in the future.
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