Credentials

MARK H. HENRY, MD

EDUCATION

Doctorate of Medicine ~ Duke University School of Medicine
  • One of the top three medical schools in the US according to USNWR.
  • Received the Hewlett-Packard Top Medical Graduate award
  • Elected AOA medical honor society in Junior year
Orthopaedic Surgical Residency ~ University of California, Los Angeles
  • Ranked the best orthopaedic program in the Western U.S.
  • Under two former Presidents of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • Received more than ten merit-based awards in the course of 4 years
Hand Surgery Fellowship ~ David P. Green, MD
  • Dr. Green is the chief editor of 5 editions of Operative Hand Surgery,
    “The Bible of Hand Surgery”
  • Former President of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand
Microsurgery Fellowship ~ William C. Pederson, MD
  • Former President of the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery
  • Former President of the American Association for Hand Surgery
  • Co-editor of Operative Hand Surgery

CREDENTIALS

Editorial Board ~ HAND
  • HAND is the official journal of the American Association for Hand Surgery
  • International representation on the peer-review editorial board
Editorial Board ~ The Journal of Hand and Microsurgery
  • Publishes peer-reviewed articles related to the diseases and conditions of the upper extremity
  • Includes articles which emphasize the technical aspects of microsurgery
Past Associate Editor ~ The Journal of Hand Surgery
  • JHS is the journal of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • Associate editors are carefully assembled to cover a spectrum of individual interests and expertise
  • Must be recommended by the Journal Advisory Group of the ASSH
Board Certified ~ Diplomate American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Must have completed ACGME accredited training to apply (American trained)
  • Extensive examination covering the entire knowledge base of orthopaedics
  • Oral exam of the physician’s actual treatments and resulting outcomes
Subspecialty Certificate in Surgery of the Hand 
  • Must have completed a fellowship in ACGME accredited program to apply
  • Must be board certified in specialty field (orthopaedic surgery)
  • Must document subspecialty practice devoted to hand surgery
  • Rigorous written examination covering the entire knowledge base of hand surgery up to the elbow
Active Member ~ American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • Must hold a certificate of Specialty Qualification in Surgery of the Hand
  • Requires peer reviewed recommendation regarding quality in clinical practice
  • Requires active participation in academic activity to update medical knowledge
Past Member ~ American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery
  • Must have completed a fellowship in ACGME accredited program to apply
  • Must be board certified in specialty field (orthopaedic surgery)
  • Requires peer reviewed recommendation regarding quality in clinical practice
  • Must demonstrate a high-volume microsurgical practice
Active Member ~ American Association for Hand Surgery
  • Must demonstrate and verify competence according to board standards
  • Must have training in hand surgery in an accredited residency or fellowship
  • Requires American or Canadian Board certification
Past Member ~ International Wrist Arthroscopy Society
  • International interactive forum for sharing the latest advances in treatment and research in wrist surgery
  • Publication of textbooks by leaders in the field from countries around the world to teach other surgeons
  • Member experts respond to questions about difficult problems from other surgeons who send in cases
Fellow ~ American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Must have completed a fellowship in ACGME accredited program to apply
  • Must be board certified in specialty field (orthopaedic surgery)
  • Requires peer reviewed recommendation regarding quality in clinical practice
Lifetime Member ~ Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
  • Only the top few graduates in any medical school are elected to AOA status
  • Election in a medical student’s junior year is very rare
  • Election is objective and based on demonstrated academic excellence

HOSPITALS

The Heights Hospital
1917 Ashland Street
Houston, TX 77008

St Joseph Medical Center
1401 St Joseph Parkway
Houston, TX 77002

Houston Hand and Wrist