Ramesh C. Srinivasan


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. Dr. Srinivasan has completed two fellowships in Hand, Upper Extremity and Microvascular Surgery at Duke University and Shoulder and Elbow Surgery at the University of Florida.

Dr. Srinivasan is board-certified by the American Board of Orthopedic surgery (ABOS). 

Dr. Srinivasan was named a Texas Monthly Super Doctor rising star in 2015, 2016 and 2017 and a Super Doctor  in 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021: http://www.superdoctors.com/texas/San-Antonio/Orthopaedic-Surgery/browse...

Dr. Srinivasan has a special interest in rotator cuff repairs, reconstruction (tendon transfers) and reverse total shoulder arthroplasty.   He offers arthroscopic treatment for TFCC tears and all shoulder conditions including rotator cuff tears, shoulder impingement, AC joint arthritis, biceps tendonitis, labral tears and frozen shoulders (stiff shoulders).   He performs primary arthroplasty and revision arthroplasty for the shoulder and elbow. 

His other clinical interests include distal radius fractures, thumb (CMC or basal joint) arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, trigger fingers, dequervain's (first dorsal compartment) tendonitis, hand, elbow and shoulder fractures, the treatment of difficult extremity malunions and nonunions with the use of vascularized bone grafts (free fibula or medial femoral condyle, etc.), distal biceps tendon ruptures, and peripheral nerve injuries including brachial plexopathies. 

He has served as a national instructor for the AANA wrist, elbow, and shoulder arthroscopy courses in Chicago. He also serves as a local, regional and national 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), American Society for Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (ASES) and American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) meetings. 

In August 2012, Dr. Srinivasan moved to San Antonio to join the Hand Center where he serves as the Director of Research. 

Dr. Srinivasan is married to Victoria, a dentist, and they have two boys, Alex and Ben. In his spare time Dr. Srinivasan enjoys coaching his boys, golf, skiing, reading and competing in trivia competitions with his family.