Dr. Thomas Hunt III, MD

Dr. Thomas Hunt III, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
Dr. Thomas Hunt III, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine in 1986 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery, sports medicine, and more.

7200 Cambridge St Fl 10

Houston, TX 77030

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Limb Pain
very high
more than 96% of peers
Ganglion Cyst
very high
more than 93% of peers
Nerve Block, Somatic
more than 80% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hunt III "Myself and my team provide highly individualized / innovative / patient-centered care with a strong focus on quality and patient safety. As a result, we are able to achieve predictable and effective outcomes following treatment of even the most complex problems impacting our patient's hands, wrists, forearms, and elbows. Our efforts are all geared to getting patients back to their active lives quickly."

3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

2  Board Certifications

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

56  Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bicep Injuries
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Disorders
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Forearm Injuries
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Injury
  • Hand Ligament Rupture
  • Hand Muscle Strain
  • Hand Neuropathy
  • Hand Pain
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Kienbock's Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Lupus
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tendonitis
  • Thumb Basal Joint Arthritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Disorders
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Injuries
  • Wrist Pain
  • Wrist Sprain


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31  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Basal Thumb Joint Reconstruction
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • 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 or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Sports Medicine Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tendon Surgery
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Vascular Procedure
  • Wrist Ligament 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.


  • Standford
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1982
  • Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Vanderbilt University Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • University of Kansas Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Leadership Fellows Program, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2004
  • Best Doctors in America, 2004 to Pr
  • America's Best Doctors, 2000 to Pr
  • Sports MD, Nation's Elite Sports Medicine Physicians, 2009 to Pr
  • Best Doctors in Birmingham, 2004 to Pr
Media & Publications
  • Managing Editor - Orthopaedic Book, eMedicine Project,
  • Book Review: Pedicle flaps of the upper limb,
  • Systematic approach to handling the distal radio-ulnar joint in cases of malunited distal radius fractures.,
  • Porcine small intestine submucosa as a flexor tendon graft.,
  • Healing of a segmental defect in the rat femur using an extract from a cultured human osteosarcoma cell line (SAOS-2): a preliminary report,
  • Comparing and contrasting methods for tenodesis of the ruptured biceps tendon.,
  • Medical errors in orthopedics: results of an AAOS member survey.,
  • Brain insulin binding is decreased in the Wistar Kyoto rat carrying the "fa" gene.,
  • Complications of the treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome,
  • Osteoid osteoma: radiologic case study,
  • Treating trigger finger in diabetics using excision of the ulnar slip of the flexor digitorum superficialis with or without A1 pulley release,
  • The effect of a stiff spinal implant on the bone mineral content of the lumbar spine in dogs.,
  • Capitate shortening osteotomy,
  • Degenerative and post-traumatic arthritis affecting the carpometacarpal joints of the fingers.,
  • Management of acute and chronic scaphoid fractures,
  • A bone-inducing agent from cultured human SOAS-2 osteosarcoma cells.,
  • The mechanism of bone induction and bone healing by human osteosarcoma cell extracts.,
  • What is the appropriate treatment for Dupuytren's contracture,
  • Contemporary management of distal biceps injuries.,

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Hunt III's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hunt III to family and friends
9 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

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Dr. Hunt III's Performance

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  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

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  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Very good experience! Dr. Hunt is obviously gifted. His clinic is attractive and the staff are professional and warm. I feel I received excellent care from Dr. Hunt as well as his staff.
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