Dr. Thomas Hunt III, MD

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Dr. Thomas Hunt III, MD

Dr. Thomas Hunt III, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery doctor who practices in Houston, TX. He is 57 years old and has been practicing for 31 years. Dr. Hunt III is affiliated with Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center and Houston Methodist Hospital .

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Dr. Hunt III's Care Philosophy

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.

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    Dr. Hunt III's Performance
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      10 to 15 minutes
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    Dr. Hunt III's Care Philosophy

    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.

    Dr. Hunt III'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

    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
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    • 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.

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    • Hand Surgery
    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Arthritis
    • Arthritis of the Wrist
    • Ataxia
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Back Pain
    • Bicep Injuries
    • Bone Disorders
    • Broken Arm
    • Broken Neck
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chondrocalcinosis
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Dupuytren's Contracture
    • Elbow Bursitis
    • Elbow Disorders
    • Elbow Injuries
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Foot Fracture
    • 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
    • Hip Fracture
    • Joint Pain
    • Kienbock's Disease
    • Limb Pain
    • Lupus
    • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Tendonitis
    • Thumb Basal Joint Arthritis
    • Trigger Finger
    • Wrist Disorders
    • Wrist Fracture
    • Wrist Injuries
    • Wrist Pain
    • Wrist Sprain

    Education

    • Medical School
      Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1986

    • Internship Hospital
      Vanderbilt University Med Center

      Completed in 1987

    • Residency Hospital
      University Of Kansas Medical Center

      Completed in 1992

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania

      Completed in 1993

    • Undergraduate School
      Standford

      Graduated in 1982

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    • Sports Medicine

    Procedures Performed

    • 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)
    • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Fracture Care
    • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
    • Hand Surgery
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
    • Hip Replacement
    • Joint Drainage
    • Joint Replacement Surgery
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Neuroplasty
    • Peripheral Nerve Block
    • Sports Medicine Surgery
    • Steroid Injection
    • Tendon Surgery
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Vascular Procedure
    • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
    • Wrist Replacement
    • Wrist Surgery