Dr. Megan M. Wood, MD

Dr. Megan M. Wood, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery | Female | 44 years old

Dr. Megan M. Wood is a board certified and fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon who specializes...Read more

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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Worker's Compensation

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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Hand Occupational Therapy
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Pediatric Hand Surgery
  • Sports Medicine Orthopedic Joint Reconstruction

Board Certifications

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  • Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

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Sports-Related Injuries and Conditions

Hand and Fingers

  • Arthritis
  • Burns
  • Crush Injuries and Fractures
  • Cysts / Ganglions / Tumors
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Infections/Inflammation
  • Lacerations and Animal Bites
  • Nerve Injuries
  • Nailbed Injuries
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Connective Tissue Disorders (such as Raynaud's disease)
  • Tenosynovitis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Paralytic Deformities
  • Conditions resulting from stroke and Cerebral Palsy

Wrist

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Tendonitis
  • Arthritis
  • Fractures (including Colles' and Scaphoid)
  • Ligament Injuries and Instabilities
  • Paralytic Deformities

Elbow

  • Tennis Elbow
  • Golfer's Elbow
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • Arthritis
  • Overuse Syndrome
  • Contractures
  • Dislocations
  • Fractures
  • Ligament Injuries and Instabilities
  • Biceps Tendon Injuries

Pediatric and Congenital

  • Acute Injuries
  • Fractures
  • Syndactyly
  • Thumb Duplication
  • Failure of Formation
  • Hypoplastic Thumb
  • Radial Club Hand
  • Constriction Bands
  • Obstetrical Palsies
  • Vascular Anomalies
  • Trigger Thumb
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  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Avulsion Fracture
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Colles' Fracture
  • Complex Fractures
  • Compound Fracture
  • Compression Fracture
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dislocated Elbow
  • Dislocated Joint
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Extra-Articular Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Ligament Rupture
  • Intra-Articular Fracture
  • Joint Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Nerve Injury
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Pathologic Fracture
  • Pediatric Fractures
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rupture of Ulnar Collateral Ligament of Thumb
  • Simple Fractures
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Traumatic Amputation
  • Traumatic Injuries
  • Trigger Finger
  • Upper Extremity Fracture
  • Upper Extremity Infection
  • Wrist Fracture

Procedures Performed

Dr. Wood says..

Dallas Hand Center, the office of Megan Wood, MD, is committed to helping you with your hand, wrist and elbow conditions. DHC offers advanced surgical and non-surgical care for all hand and upper extremity conditions-including arthritis care, sports injuries, joint replacement and complex upper extremity reconstruction.

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  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Capsulotomy
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Open
  • Congenital Hand Surgery
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Digital Fluoroscopy
  • Digital X-Ray (CDR)
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Excision of Cyst
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Finger Amputation
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fusion
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand Reconstruction
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Injection of Tendon
  • Joint Drainage
  • Laceration Repair
  • Ligament Reconstruction
  • Ligament Reconstruction and Tendon Interposition (LRTI) for the Thumb
  • Ligament Repair
  • Needle Aponeurotomy
  • Neuroplasty
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Osteotomy
  • Radial Styloidectomy
  • Repair of Amputated Digit
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Revision of Failed Total Joint Replacement
  • Simple Fracture Care and Casting
  • Splinting
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tendon Repair
  • Total Joint Replacement and Revision
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Triple Arthrodesis
  • Upper Extremity Reconstruction
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
  • Wrist Reconstruction
  • Wrist Replacement
  • Wrist Surgery

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

  • Medical School
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical School

    Graduated in 2002

  • Internship Hospital
    UT Southwestern Med Sch

    Completed in 2003

  • Residency Hospital
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

    Completed in 2007

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Parkland Memorial Hospital

    Completed in 2007

    The Hand Center of San Antonio

    Completed in 2008

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of California Berkeley

    Graduated in 1993

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Affiliations

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Dr. Wood'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
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Dr. Wood's Office & Staff

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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Wood

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Wood says...

Dr. Megan M. Wood is a board certified and fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon who specializes in surgery of the hand, wrist, elbow and upper extremity.

She is a Dallas native who studied at The University of California at Berkeley and returned home to attend medical school at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center where she also completed her orthopedic surgery residency. Afterwards she did a fellowship in hand and microvascular surgery under the tutelage of Dr. David Green at the Hand Center of San Antonio. She also received additional training in pediatric hand conditions at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital.

Dr. Wood has published scientific articles and book chapters on various orthopedic and hand related topics and she serves as Clinical Assistant Professor at UT Southwestern Medical School for the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery.

Dr. Wood is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery and the American Society for Surgery of the Hand.

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Dr. Wood's Care Philosophy

Dallas Hand Center, the practice of Dr. Megan Wood, is dedicated to the health of your hand, wrist, elbow and upper extremity. She treats orthopedic and sports medicine conditions from the fingertip to the elbow. Dr. Wood has received training at top institutions, bringing the latest techniques to her practice. She focuses on each patient, dedicating herself to finding the best treatment options for you.

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Dr. Wood says...

Sports-Related Injuries and Conditions

Hand and Fingers

  • Arthritis
  • Burns
  • Crush Injuries and Fractures
  • Cysts / Ganglions / Tumors
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Infections/Inflammation
  • Lacerations and Animal Bites
  • Nerve Injuries
  • Nailbed Injuries
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Connective Tissue Disorders (such as Raynaud's disease)
  • Tenosynovitis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Paralytic Deformities
  • Conditions resulting from stroke and Cerebral Palsy

Wrist

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Tendonitis
  • Arthritis
  • Fractures (including Colles' and Scaphoid)
  • Ligament Injuries and Instabilities
  • Paralytic Deformities

Elbow

  • Tennis Elbow
  • Golfer's Elbow
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • Arthritis
  • Overuse Syndrome
  • Contractures
  • Dislocations
  • Fractures
  • Ligament Injuries and Instabilities
  • Biceps Tendon Injuries

Pediatric and Congenital

  • Acute Injuries
  • Fractures
  • Syndactyly
  • Thumb Duplication
  • Failure of Formation
  • Hypoplastic Thumb
  • Radial Club Hand
  • Constriction Bands
  • Obstetrical Palsies
  • Vascular Anomalies
  • Trigger Thumb
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Dr. Wood says...

Dallas Hand Center, the office of Megan Wood, MD, is committed to helping you with your hand, wrist and elbow conditions. DHC offers advanced surgical and non-surgical care for all hand and upper extremity conditions-including arthritis care, sports injuries, joint replacement and complex upper extremity reconstruction.