Ramesh C. Srinivasan
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Dr. Ramesh Srinivasan was born and raised in Chicago. He was valedictorian of his graduating class at Morgan Park Academy and a National Merit Scholar. He graduated Cum Laude with a B.S. in Biology from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. He attended the University of Michigan Medical School, graduating in 2006 and then completing an internship and residency there in orthopaedic surgery. Following his residency, Dr. Srinivasan completed a fellowship in Hand, Upper Extremity and Microvascular Surgery at Duke University.
Dr. Srinivasan is board-certified by the American Board of Orthopedic surgery (ABOS).
Dr. Srinivasan was named a Texas Super Doctor rising star in 2015: http://www.superdoctors.com/texas/San-Antonio/Orthopaedic-Surgery/browse...
Dr. Srinivasan has a special interest in minimally invasive (arthroscopic) treatment for the hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder. He offers arthroscopic treatment for wrist ganglions, TFCC tears, lateral epicondylitis, elbow arthritis, elbow contractures (stiff elbows) and all shoulder conditions including rotator cuff tears, shoulder impingement, ac joint arthritis, biceps tendonitis, and frozen shoulders (stiff shoulders). He also performs approximately 200 endoscopic carpal tunnel releases per year.
His other clinical interests include the treatment of difficult extremity malunions and nonunions with the use of vascularized bone grafts (free fibula or medial femoral condyle, etc.) and peripheral nerve injuries including brachial plexopathies. He currently staffs the pediatric brachial plexus injury clinic at Methodist hospital.
He serves annually as a national instructor for the AANA wrist, elbow, and shoulder arthroscopy courses in Chicago. He also serves as a local and regional instructor for anatomy courses pertaining to arthroscopy and upper extremity fracture treatment.
Dr. Srinivasan has authored multiple journal articles and book chapters. He has presented his research at the national American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH), Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA) and American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS meetings).
In August 2012, Dr. Srinivasan moved to San Antonio to join the Hand Center. He is the Director of Research and serves as the Associate Fellowship Director. He is currently working to develop a monthly cadaver course and with associated educational curriculum for the fellowship.
Dr. Srinivasan is married to Victoria, a dentist at La Cantera Dental, and they have two young boys. In his spare time Dr. Srinivasan enjoys spending time with his family, golf, and reading.