Korsh Jafarnia, MD, Orthopaedic Surgeon - Hand, Wrist, Elbow

Korsh Jafarnia, MD, Orthopaedic Surgeon - Hand, Wrist, Elbow
UT Physicians / Memorial Hermann IRONMAN Sports Medicine Institute 929 B N. Gessner Rd. 100 Houston, TX 77024
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Korsh Jafarnia, MD, Orthopaedic Surgeon - Hand, Wrist, Elbow

Dr. Korsh Jafarnia is one of Houston's leading hand and upper extremity specialists. A member of UT Physicians, Dr. Jafarnia is affiliated with Memorial Hermann IRONMAN Sports Medicine Institute at Memorial City and the Texas Medical Center. He also serves as an assistant professor in the Department of Orthopediic Surgery at McGovern Medical School. Formerly the Chief of Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine at Willowbrook and Director of the Hand Center at Houston Methodist Willowbrook, he is sought for his expertise in injuries and conditions affecting the hand, wrist and elbow. He is board certified and fellowship trained in Hand Surgery and holds a Certificate of Added Qualifications in Surgery of the Hand (CAQSH).

Dr. Jafarnia provides orthopedic and rehabilitative treatment for injuries and conditions affecting the hand, wrist and elbow - from carpal tunnel syndrome, Dupytren's disease and tennis elbow, trauma and degenerative joint conditions. Specialized occupational therapy (hand therapy) and a specialized team of hand therapists is available onsite and works collaboratively with Dr. Jafarnia for the best possible outcome

He trained with some of Houston's top hand, wrist and elbow specialists at Baylor College of Medicine, where he received the Teaching Excellence, the Bronze Hammer and the Leonard Marmor Surgical Arthritis Foundation Awards. Today he is a clinical assistant professor of Baylor and an assistant professor for clinical orthopaedic surgery for Weill Cornell Medical College.

During his residency at Baylor, Dr. Jafarnia also attended the French Institute for Hand Surgery in Paris - studying advanced techniques and new approaches to hand surgery.
He completed a fellowship in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital at Harvard Medical School.
Dr. Jafarnia is a published author and educator. His experience and unique perspective provides both his adolescent and adult patients with individualized treatment for some of the most common as well as challenging hand and upper extremity injuries and conditions seen today - from childhood fractures and carpal tunnel syndrome to trauma, arthritis and other degenerative conditions.
Dr. Jafarnia is a member of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, American Society for Surgery of the Hand, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Medical Association, Texas Medical Association and the Harris County Medical Society.

Years In Practice 19
Primary Specialty

Orthopedic Surgeon

Gender Male
Education Dr. Jafarnia graduated from the University of Texas Medical School in San Antonio. He performed his residency at Baylor College of Medicine, during which he also attended the French Institute for Hand Surgery in Paris in a special program to study the advanced techniques and new approaches to hand surgery. He completed a fellowship in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital at Harvard Medical School.
He completed a fellowship in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital at Harvard Medical School.
Training August 1, 2010 to present
Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
Houston Methodist Hospital
6550 Fannin, Suite 2600
Houston, TX 77030
And
Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital
13802 Centerfield Dr, Suite 300
Houston, TX 77070

Assistant Professor for Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery
Weill Cornell Medical College
July 5, 2013 - Present

Clinical Assistant Professor
Baylor College of Medicine
July 1, 2002 to Present

Clinical Voluntary Staff
Shriners Hospital For Children
July 2004 to Present

August 12, 2002 to July 31, 2010
KSF Orthopaedic Center, P.A.,
17270 Red Oak Drive, Suite 200
Houston, Texas 77090
And
18220 Tomball Parkway, Suite 270
Houston, Texas 77070

Fellowship: Harvard Medical School
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts
Hand Surgery
August 1, 2001 - July 31, 2002
Affiliations Houston Methodist Hospital
Certification Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon July, 2004 to present
Certified Added Qualifications in Surgery of the Hand August, 2005 to present
Payment Options Most forms of payment accepted.
Services Dr. Jafarnia treats a broad range of injuries and conditions affecting the hand, wrist and elbow. He offers the latest in conservative ultrasound therapy, platelet rich plasma (PRP) and Xiaflex injection therapies, as well as less invasive endoscopic procedures. He also performs common as well as complex surgical procedures in a state of the art surgical suite utilizing the latest technology.

Treatment options include:

Endoscopic procedures
Arthroscopic procedures
Fracture Repair
Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Procedures
Injection Therapy (XIAFLEX ®) for Dupuytren's Contracture
Partial / Total Joint Replacement
Occupational Therapy
Physical Therapy
Ultrasound Therapy
Graston Technique
Additional Services Hand & Upper Extremity injuries and conditions, hand, wrist and elbow specialist
Consumer Feedback
(8 Reviews)
Service
4.5 star average for Service
Environment
5 star average for Environment
Expertise
5 star average for Expertise
Staff
5 star average for Staff
Recommended
5 star average for Recommended
Value
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Recent Reviews
Dr. Jafarnia has cared for all of my son's injuries sustained in school sports. He is an exceptional orthopedic surgeon!
by C Hayes xxx.xxx.21.13
January 31, 2016
This is an outstanding hand and upper extremity surgeon!
by Cristy xxx.xxx.1.136
February 24, 2015
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How would you compare this provider to others in his/her field that you have visited?
Among the best I have seen
Does this provider have helpful information available online?
Yes, they have a great website and are present in many online directories
Does this provider always take that extra step to make you feel special?
Absolutely, they always make me feel like I'm their only patient.
Did this provider have an entertaining selection of waiting room magazines?
Absolutely! They were very entertaining!
by Alex Hayes xxx.xxx.0.105
December 29, 2013
Did this provider show attention to detail?
Absolutely! They are always very careful and meticulous
Did this provider have reasonable prices?
Yes
Was this provider's office too cold?
No, it was fine
Were the staff members able to answer your questions?
Yes! They were the most knowledgeable staff I've ever seen!
Does this provider leave you on hold for a long time when you call?
No, they are really great about answering the phone right away
by Matthew Hayes xxx.xxx.14.73
June 19, 2013
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