Korsh Jafarnia MD

Orthopedic Surgeon - Hand, Wrist & Elbow Specialist, Houston, TX
Opening at 8:00 AM on Monday
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Dupuytren's disease is primarily a genetic condition commonly affecting men. Listen to legendary Hall of Fame quarterback, John Elway, talks about his struggle with the disease and some of the latest Dupuytrens' treatments we can offer. See his interview below. Learn more about Dupuytrens Dise...

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Dr. Jafarnia and colleagues recently participated, as one of the Heisman Teams playing with Calvin Murphy, in the Gridiron Legends Gold Tournament at Champions Golf Club, which is hosted by the Houston Texans Foundation benefiting DePelchin Children’s Center.

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Dr. Jafarnia joined colleagues recently at the 74th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) to share the latest findings in hand, wrist and elbow care.

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From a young age we’ve heard; “no pain, no gain.” Some even see it as a personal challenge. And while a youthful body can be forgiving when pushed beyond its limits, an adult one is not. Biceps Tendon Tears – When Not to Push Through the Pain.

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Dr. Jafarnia gives a Medical Minutes interview and talks about a possible ulnar collateral ligament injury sustained recently by Pittsburgh Steeler’s QB Ben Roethlisberger and that of Saints QB Drew Brees.

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Forearm pain can occur for a variety of reasons including: Injury, Overuse, Nerve Entrapment, Arthritis and an underlying condition such as Angina.

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Use of either the modified Jobe or docking techniques yielded similar outcomes at mid-term follow-up in patients who underwent elbow ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction, according to results of a recent study published in the American Journal of Sports Medicine.

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According to a recently published JAMA Surgery article, a retrospective cross-sectional analysis of emergency department data revealed that the annual number of patients ≥65 years old presenting to US emergency departments with fractures associated with walking leashed dogs more than doubled duri...

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Flesh Eating Bacteria - Read one patient's story of recovery. “If Dr. Jafarnia had not intervened, they said that I would have been dead just days after the injury.”

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19 hours ago
I researched for the best surgeon in Houston to do my wrist surgery and Dr Jafarnia proved that he is the best. From the second you meet him you know he cares about treating you, almost as if it’s a personal mission and this is what you want in your surgeon. I haven’t been able to do a push-up without a brace in 3 yrs and I did today one month after surgery.
- Michael M
2 months ago
Dr. Jafarnia was bed side manners was top class. I could have not asked for a better doctor to assist with my mother. He made her feel completely safe and comfortable which can be hard at times. I would highly recommend to anyone needing his service.
- Jessica V
3 months ago
Dr. Jafarnia and his team are the best- they are extremely professional and provide excellent care. I had my carpal tunnel surgery in December of 2018. The most important thing is that I was immediately pain free, healed quickly/perfectly. Nine months later you can not see the incision and my wrist and hand feels great with 100% mobility.

About Us

Trained by some of the best hand surgeons in the United States and France, Dr. Jafarnia is able to provide patients of all ages with effective treatment options for hand and upper extremity injuries and conditions – building a treatment program specific to each.

Formerly the vice president of KSF Orthopaedic Surgery Center and Chief of Staff of Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital, Dr. Jafarnia served as Chief of the Hand Center at Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine and the hand specialist for UT Physicians / UT Ortho and the Memorial Hermann IRONMAN Sports Medicine Institute at Memorial City and the Texas Medical Center. 

He has recently returned to help launch the hand and upper extremity section of the Houston Methodist Hospital’s new Memorial City / Spring Valley facility. He has worked with Houston’s top hand, wrist and elbow specialists at Baylor College of Medicine, where he received the Teaching Excellence, the Bronze Hammer and the Leonard Marmor Surgical Arthritis Foundation Awards. 

He has served as a clinical assistant professor for Baylor and an assistant professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). 

As the hand specialist at Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, Memorial City/Spring Valley, he also serves as an assistant professor for clinical orthopaedic surgery for Weill Cornell Medical College.

A published author, Dr. Jafarnia’s experience and unique perspective provides both his pediatric and adult patients with the latest treatment options available for some of the most common as well as challenging hand and upper extremity injuries and conditions seen today – from childhood fractures and carpal tunnel syndrome to arthritis and other degenerative joint conditions.

Dr. Jafarnia performs the latest procedures in hand and upper extremity – including endoscopic carpal tunnel and cubital tunnel releases, tendon and nerve repair, arthroscopy, and joint resurfacing and replacement.

Memberships and Affiliations

Dr. Jafarnia is a member of the Ethics Committee at Houston Northwest Medical Center and a volunteer staff member at the Shriners Hospitals for Children.  He is also fellow of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Dr. Jafarnia is also a member of the American Medical Association, the Texas Medical Association and the Harris County Medical Society.

Education and Certification

Dr. Jafarnia is Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery with a Certificate of Added Qualification in Hand Surgery (CAQ). 

He received his undergraduate degree and graduated with high honors from the University of Texas in Austin and obtained his Doctor of Medicine degree at The University of Texas Medical School in San Antonio, where he was chosen to join the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Society. 

He then performed his internship and residency at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. During his residency at Baylor, Dr. Jafarnia also attended the French Institute for Hand Surgery in Paris - studying advanced techniques and new approaches to hand surgery. Following his residency he was selected for a Fellowship at Harvard Medical School in Boston.     

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9090 Katy Freeway
Suite 201
Houston, TX 77024
United States

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