Dr. Korsh Jafarnia, MD

Dr. Korsh Jafarnia, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
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Dr. Korsh Jafarnia, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Medical School At San Antonio in 1996 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery, orthopedic surgery, and more.Read his story

9090 Katy Fwy Ste 200

Houston, TX 77024

Contact Information

(832) 522-2663

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Golden Rule
  • HAP Insurance
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ganglion Cyst
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Jafarnia's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Jafarnia "Dr. Korsh Jafarnia is one of Houston's leading orthopedic specialists, who is charting new territory in the field of hand and upper extremity and offering a higher standard of care to patients across Texas. Trained by some of the best hand surgeons in the United States and France, Dr. Jafarnia is able to provide patients of all ages with effective treatment options for hand and upper extremity injuries and conditions - building a treatment program specific to each. Formerly the vice president of KSF Orthopaedic Surgery Center and Chief of Staff of Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital, Dr. Jafarnia served as Chief of the Hand Center at Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine and the hand specialist for UT Physicians / UT Ortho and the Memorial Hermann IRONMAN Sports Medicine Institute at Memorial City and the Texas Medical Center. He has recently returned to help launch the hand and upper extremity section of the Houston Methodist Hospital's new Spring Valley facility. He has worked with Houston's top hand, wrist and elbow specialists at Baylor College of Medicine, where he received the Teaching Excellence, the Bronze Hammer and the Leonard Marmor Surgical Arthritis Foundation Awards. He has served as a clinical assistant professor for Baylor and an assistant professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). As the hand specialist at Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, Spring Valley, he also serves as an assistant professor for clinical orthopaedic surgery for Weill Cornell Medical College. He completed a fellowship in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital at Harvard Medical School. A published author, Dr. Jafarnia's experience and unique perspective provides both his pediatric and adult patients with the latest treatment options available for some of the most common as well as challenging hand and upper extremity injuries and conditions seen today - from childhood fractures and carpal tunnel syndrome to arthritis and other degenerative joint conditions. Dr. Jafarnia performs the latest procedures in hand and upper extremity - including endoscopic carpal tunnel and cubital tunnel releases, tendon and nerve repair, arthroscopy, and joint resurfacing and replacement. Memberships and AffiliationsDr. Jafarnia is a member of the Ethics Committee at Houston Northwest Medical Center and a volunteer staff member at the Shriners Hospitals for Children. He is also fellow of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Dr. Jafarnia is also a member of the American Medical Association, the Texas Medical Association and the Harris County Medical Society."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Jafarnia "My goal is to provide the least invasive hand and upper extremity treatments possible tailored to each patient's condition and lifestyle, in order to quickly return them to the everyday things they need to do and all of the activities they love."

3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Trauma Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

109  Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Amputated Finger
  • Anterior Interosseous Nerve Compression
  • Arm Disorders
  • Arm Injuries
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bennett's Fracture
  • Bicep Muscle Strain
  • Biceps Tendinitis
  • Boil
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Fractures
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cartilage Disorders
  • Cartilage Tear
  • Cellulitis
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Congenital Hand Anomaly
  • Contracture
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Disorders
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Extremity Malunions
  • Extremity Nonunion
  • Finger Disorders
  • Finger Injuries
  • Finger Joint Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Giant Cell Tumor
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Injury
  • Hand Ligament Rupture
  • Hand Muscle Strain
  • Hand Neuropathy
  • Hand Pain
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Ingrown Nail
  • Injuries
  • Joint Disorders
  • Joint Pain
  • Joint Swelling
  • Laceration
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lesion
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Nerve Diseases
  • Nerve Injury
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Occupational Injuries
  • Open Wound
  • Orthopedic Trauma
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Pediatric Fractures
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Pulled Muscles
  • Radial Nerve Entrapment
  • Radial Tunnel Syndrome
  • Rupture of Ulnar Collateral Ligament of Thumb
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stab Wound
  • Tendon Disorders
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Tendonitis
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Tenosynovitis
  • Traumatic Injuries
  • Trigger Finger
  • Tumor
  • Upper Extremity Disorders
  • Work-Related Injuries
  • Wound Infection
  • Wounds
  • Wrist Disorders
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Injuries
  • Wrist Pain
  • Wrist Sprain
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74  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Advanced Tendon Reconstruction
  • Amputation
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritic Hand Reconstruction
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Basal Thumb Joint Reconstruction
  • Bicep Repairs
  • Bone and Joint Repair
  • Bone and Joint Replacement
  • Bone Grafting
  • Bursa Injection
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Endoscopic
  • Cartilage Repair
  • Casting
  • Congenital Hand Surgery
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Endoscopic Hand Surgery
  • Endoscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Endoscopy
  • Excision
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Hand and Elbow Microvascular Surgery
  • 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 Reconstruction
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Hand, Elbow, and Shoulder Microvascular Surgery
  • Hardware Removal
  • Injection of Tendon
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Joint Reconstruction Surgery
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Joint Surgery
  • Joint X-Ray
  • Laceration Repair
  • Microsurgical Procedure
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Repair of Amputated Digit
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Scar Revision Surgery
  • Soft Tissue Surgery
  • Splinting
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tendon Repair
  • Tendon Surgery
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wound Care and Management
  • Wrist and Forearm Tenotomy
  • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
  • Wrist Replacement
  • X-Ray
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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.

Education

  • University Of Texas@ Austin
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • University Of Texas Medical School At San Antonio
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Baylor University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Baylor University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Harvard Medical School-Massachusetts General Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • French Institute For Hand Surgery
    Other Education | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Jafarnia has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Jafarnia's Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Jafarnia to family and friends
101 total reviews (60 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (101)

  • 5
    (99)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Jafarnia'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
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Patient Comments (60)

What a great surgeon! Performed a palmar fasciectomy for my Depuytren's contracture with perfect results. Thank you Dr. Jafarnia for giving me my hand back!
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Dr. Jafarnia is an awesome doctor with outstanding bedside manner. His team explained everything thoroughly and were so patient and kind. Would highly recommend.
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When I got trigger thumb, I elected to see Dr. Jafarnia based on his remarkable number of 5-Star reviews. Believe me, he earns them. Not only is he a very talented surgeon, he -- and his staff -- are very compassionate, and they follow up to ensure your well-being.
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Dr. Jafarnia has done surgery to repair a crushed arm bone near my wrist, nail bed surgery because of an injury, and trigger finger surgery. All of them have been successful.
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Simply THE BEST!!! Dr Jafarnia is the most talented, skilled, and gifted hand surgeon in the state. His bedside manner is exceptionally wonderful. I'd travel across the world to see him. He is a perfectionist at his art. After years of suffering, Dr Jafarnia repaired 4 painful, deformed trigger...more
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