Dr. Patel will be departing this practice on 12/31/22.

Dr. Manish Patel has been in private practice in Central Texas since 2001. He specializes in upper extremity surgery, including shoulder replacements, rotator cuff repairs, shoulder arthroscopy, elbow reconstructions, wrist fractures, triangular fibrocartilage complex (TFCC) repairs, wrist arthroscopy, basal joint surgery (arthroscopic and open techniques), Dupuytren’s treatments (collagenase injections and surgery), trigger finger releases, carpal tunnel release, ulnar nerve transposition, fracture treatments, as well as microvascular tendon and nerve repair. He graduated Valedictorian of his class in the College of Natural Sciences at the University of Texas, and went on to graduate with High Honors from Baylor College of Medicine. He completed a five year residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of California, Los Angeles. He then had the privilege of completing a one-year fellowship in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery with the world renowned hand surgeon, David P. Green, MD (Reference Link)

He is currently a partner at Southwest Orthopaedic Group and a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation at The University of Texas Medical Branch. He is an active consultant for Arthrex and Integra Medical and assists with product development and surgeon training. Dr. Patel has is happily married and has three beautiful daughters who also keep him busy. He loves to cook, spend time with friends and family, and play golf. Click to see CV.

Board Certification:

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Fellowship Trained in Hand Surgery

Specialty Training:

2000 – 2001 – Hand Fellowship with David P.Green, M.D., The Hand Center, San Antonio, Texas
1996 – 2000 - Orthopaedic Surgery Residency, University of California, Los Angeles, California
1995 – 1996 - Orthopaedic Surgery Internship, of California, Los Angeles, California


1991 - 1995 - Doctor of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
1987-1991 - BA Biology, University of Texas, Austin, Texas


Austin Arise Medical Center
All Seton Hospitals
All St. David’s Hospitals
Stonegate Surgery Center
Cedar Park Regional Medical Center
Center for Specialty Surgery of Austin

Professional Associations:

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Texas Medical Association
Travis County Medical Society
Williamson County Medical Society
Texas Orthopaedic Association
American Society for Surgery of the Hand


Valedictorian, The University of Texas 1991
Junior AOA Honor Society- given to top 3 students at Baylor College of Medicine


Enjoys basketball, golf and traveling.

Complete CV

Dr. Manish Patel