Upper extremity disorders, specifically in the shoulder, elbow, and hand, can hinder a person’s quality of life and limit their ability to carry on even the most basic tasks.
Since 1984, Dr. Phillip E. Hansen, M.D. has specialized in disorders of the upper extremities at Orthopedic Associates of Dallas, including sports injuries, rehabilitation, arthroscopy, arthritis surgery, trauma and fractures, nerve injuries including carpal tunnel syndrome, joint replacement surgery, on-the-job injuries and other causes of pain or loss of function.
Practicing at both Baylor University Medical Center and Medical City Dallas Hospital in Dallas, Texas, Dr. Hansen is Board Certified for the practice of Orthopedic Surgery since eligible in 1986 and holds a special certificate for the practice of Hand Surgery.
Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Hansen is also an Associate Member of the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons Society whose stated goals include research and education in the field of surgery of the shoulder and elbow.
As a leading professional in his industry, Dr. Hansen began his journey to the top, having received a BA degree in Chemistry from Rice University (Suma cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa), and his MD Degree from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston (Honors, Alpha Omega Alpha). He then completed his Residency in Orthopedic Surgery From Baylor.
From there, Dr. Hansen moved to New York City where he completed a Fellowship in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery taught by Charles S. Neer II, MD (felt by many to be the father of modern shoulder surgery and the developer of the most commonly used artificial shoulder replacements in use today). Dr. Hansen’s journey then led him back down to the south where he completed a second fellowship in Hand Surgery at Duke University Medical Center, before returning home to Dallas to begin his practice of medicine as an Orthopedic Surgeon.
Additional Dr. Phillip E. Hansen, M.D. Credentials
• Clinical Assistant Professor at Southwestern Medical School and active with the shoulder clinics at that location.
• Sits on the board of the North Texas Arthritis Foundation, having served as the Chairman of their Medical and Scientific Committee for several years helping to direct research dollars both in Dallas and nationwide.
A member of the Texas Medical Association since returning to Texas and has served many years as a delegate or alternate delegate representing Dallas and Orthopedics at the state level.
For more information on Dallas orthopedic surgeon Dr. Phillip E. Hansen, M.D., visit http://www.dallasortho.com/directory/people/show/phillip-hansen or call (214) 823-7090.
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