"The hand is the instrument of expression of the brain"

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The Hand and Microsurgery Center of El Paso, under the direction of Dr. Jose J. Monsivais, provides comprehensive surgical and non-surgical management for a wide variety of disorders. These include brachial plexus injuries, carpal tunnel syndrome, complex pain syndromes, congenital hand abnormalities, Dupuyren’s contracture, hand fractures, hand contractures, microsurgical reconstruction, nerve injuries and peripheral nerve pain, replantation surgery, syndactyly, trigger fingers, and wrist pain and injuries. For all conditions, the goal is to restore function and improve quality of life.

Dr. Monsivais has been practicing in El Paso since 1983. He completed a fellowship in Hand/Reconstructive Microsurgery from Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina and Hand Surgery from Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C. Dr. Monsivais served on active duty in the US Army Medical Corps, and was formerly affiliated with the Plastic Surgery program at William Beaumont Army Medical Center. Currently, he holds a Clinical Professor position with Texas Tech University School of Medicine in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Rehabilitation,

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Meet the Doctor

Dr. Jose Monsivais is an Orthopedic Hand Surgeon in El Paso and a clinical professor of surgery (hand surgery) at the Burrell College of osteopathic medicine in Las Cruces, New Mexico. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area. He received his medical degree from Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara and his hand in Microsurgery training from Duke University Medical Center. Dr. Monsivais has been in practice for over 40 years and he speaks multiple languages, including Spanish.

Certification: The American Board of Surgery, with Added Qualifications in Hand Surgery
Certification: The American Board of Surgery, with Added Qualifications in Hand Surgery

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