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With a collective experience of over 100 years, the surgeons at The Hand Center of San Antonio are ready to take care of all of your upper extremity needs. Representing backgrounds in orthopedic and plastic surgery, they each have advanced training in hand and microvascular surgery and are committed to the advancement of the field, actively teaching residents and fellows, authoring numerous book chapters and journal articles, and traveling to deliver lectures to physicians and trainees across the globe.
A native Texan, Dr. Green grew up in El Paso, but went to New York City for his orthopaedic and hand surgery training. In 1970, he joined the full time faculty of the Department of Orthopaedics at the Medical School in San Antonio. For eight years he was the Coordinator of Resident Training, serving also as Chief of the Hand Surgery Service. While at the medical school, Dr. Green co-authored, with Dr. Charles A. Rockwood, a two volume textbook on fractures that is now in its 8th edition and is the standard reference book on this subject. It is used in all orthopaedic residency training... Read more
Dr. Mark Bagg was born in Ft. Stewart, Georgia and grew up moving around the world with his military surgeon father before his family settled in El Paso, Texas, where he graduated from high school. He attended St. Mary's University in San Antonio on an Army ROTC scholarship, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude. His medical education was at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences and his Orthopaedic residency training at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. His first assignment as an Orthopaedic Surgeon was a six month stint with Joint Task Force Bravo in Honduras after which he... Read more
Dr. David W. Person was born in Rochester, Minnesota. Before his third birthday, his family moved to Houston. After matriculating from Bellaire High School, he headed to The University of Texas at Austin where he graduated magna cum laude in biology. He next moved to Dallas to study medicine at Southwestern Medical School on a military scholarship. It was in Dallas that he met and married his wife Suzanne. They moved to San Antonio where Dr. Person took his internship and residency in general surgery at the famed Brooke Army Medical Center (BAMC). In his last year of training, their first... Read more
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... Read more
Dr. James Saucedo grew up near Houston in Rosenberg, Texas. As an undergraduate at Baylor University, he was active in various organizations, including Habitat for Humanity and the pre-medical honor society (Alpha Epsilon Delta). In addition to his pre-medical focus, he studied world cultures, world literature and international human rights. He was inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa honor society as a junior and graduated summa cum laude as a University Scholars major in 2003. Dr. Saucedo achieved his MD at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas where his classmates named him “Most Likely... Read more
Dr. Kunj Desai’s path to the Hand Center of San Antonio is truly unique. He was born and raised in Zambia, (southern Africa) where he received his undergraduate education, at the University of Zambia. He then completed his Doctor of Medicine degree at KMC Manipal, India, one of the top medical schools in India. Following a brief period as a surgeon and house officer in Zambia, (featured in a March 2012 New York Times article) Dr. Desai came to the United States to pursue further surgical training. Despite significant challenges he was able to obtain a residency in General Surgery before being... Read more