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
Active 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
Active Member ~ European 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

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

Houston Hand and Wrist