Dr. Megan Wood, MD

Dr. Megan Wood, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  |  
Female  |  
Age 46
(25)
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Dr. Megan Wood, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Dallas, TX and has been practicing for 11 years. She graduated from University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in 2002 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery, sports medicine orthopedic joint reconstruction, and more.Read her story

7777 Forest Ln Ste C425

Dallas, TX 75230

Contact Information

(972) 566-4263

Insurance Accepted

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

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Osteoarthritis of Hands
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more than 91% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
very high
more than 91% of peers
Hand Conditions
high
more than 87% of peers

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Dr. Wood's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Wood "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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Care Philosophy

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

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

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Avulsion Fracture
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Colles' Fracture
  • Complex Fractures
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • 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 Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pathologic Fracture
  • Pediatric Fractures
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • 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

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Capsulotomy
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Endoscopic
  • 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
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • 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
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow 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

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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 California Berkeley
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • UT Southwestern Med Sch
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Parkland Memorial Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • The Hand Center of San Antonio
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wood has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wood's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wood to family and friends
4.4
based on 25 total reviews (7 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Wood'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 Comments (7)

Don't even bother with this doctor if you are trying to get a second opinion. . They'll tell you they are "too busy" to see you. Arrogant attitude, after demanding all sorts of medical records from you.
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My carpal tunnel (no scar visible!) and Osteo Arthritic wrist reconstruction (tiny/discrete scar) surgery, two years ago this Sept. 30th, has resulted in my return to excellent hand activities for me, a VERY ACTIVE 78yo g-grandmother! I sing Dr. Wood's praises to EVERYONE with whom I come in...more
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I was given diagnosis of sever ulnar nerve damage (funny bone nerve) and was referred to Dr. Wood on a Friday; the first available appointment was early the next week due the severity ... Had a 20 minute consultation after great intro/history meeting with her team ... she went out of her way to...more
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Dr. Wood approaches perfection in practice that focuses on/and arm issues. Staff is courteous/friendly, a difficult achievement in today's medical parameters of moving patients quickly through the process. Dr. Wood immediately gained my confidence; her expertise is obvious, and she explains in...more
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I consulted Dr. Wood about two separate problems, one on each hand. She thoroughly examined each hand, recommended an Xray, and discussed multiple treatment options. She certainly did not pressure me into surgery, but said it was an option because of the severity of the problem. I thought her...more
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