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Hesham Abdelfattah, MD

Associate Professor, Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine
Residency Program Director, Orthopaedic Surgery

Hesham Abdelfattah
For Patients
About Me

Clinical Interests

  • Surgery of the hand, wrist, forearm, elbow, shoulder
  • Fractures
  • Arthritis
  • Peripheral nerve surgery
  • Joint replacement
  • Tendinitis
  • Arthroscopy
  • Microsurgery
  • Nerve injuries in the upper extremity     
  • Arthritis in the upper extremity
  • Upper extremity trauma

Research Interests

  • Upper extremity trauma
  • Peripheral nerve disorders
Education, Training & Credentials

Educational Background

  • Fellowship, Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery, The Philadelphia Hand Center, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 2016
  • Fellowship, Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA, 2016
  • Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, WV, 2014
  • MD, Texas Tech University Health Science Center, Lubbock, TX/El Paso, TX, 2009


  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Hand Surgery


  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • American Association for Hand Surgery
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Sedney, CL, Daffner, SD, Stefanko, JJ, Abdelfattah, H, France, JC, Emery, SE. Fracture of fusion mass after hardware removal in patients with high sagittal imbalance. J Neurosurg Spine. 2015 Dec 18: 1-5

Pirela-Cruz, MA, Higgs, M, Reddy, K, Abdelfattah, H, Camerron, C, Hakim, N. Treatment of a Giant Cell Tumor of the Distal Ulna with a Fully Constrained Prosthesis. El Paso Physician Vol. 31:3.2008

Gaspar MP, Abdelfattah HM, Welch IW, Vosbikian MM, Kane PM, Rekant MS. Recurrent cubital tunnel syndrome treated with revision neurolysis and amniotic membrane nerve wrapping. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2016 Dec;25(12):2057-2065. doi: 10.1016/j.jse.2016.09.013.

Gaspar MP, Kho JY, Kane PM, Abdelfattah HM, Culp RW. Orthogonal Plating with Corrective Osteotomy for Treatment of Distal Radius Fracture Malunion. Journal of Hand Surgery American; 2017;42(1):e1-e10. doi:10.1016/j.jhsa.2016.10.012