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Thomas L. Mehlhoff, M.D.Elbow Surgery, Hand Surgery, Wrist Surgery

Thomas L. Mehlhoff, M.D.

Thomas L. Mehlhoff, M.D.

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Texas Orthopedic Hospital

Board Certifications:

  • Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
  • Board Certified for Added Qualifications in Surgery of the Hand by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Hall of Fame Doctor – 10 - 14 years

Hall of Fame Super Doctors


  • Undergraduate: University of South Dakota 1978
  • Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine 1982
  • Residency: Baylor College of Medicine 1988
  • Fellowship: Baylor College of Medicine 1989
  • Fellowship: Mayo Clinic 1989


  • “Reconstruction of the Medial Collateral Ligament of the Elbow,” The Journal of Hand Surgery, November 2009, Volume 34A, Number 9, pages 1729-1733.
  • “Bilateral ruptures of the distal biceps brachii tendon,” Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery , Volume 18, pages 804-807, (2009).

Faculty Appointments

  • Team Physician, Houston Astros, Association of Major League Baseball Team Physicians
  • Chairman of Ethics Committee, Texas Orthopedic Hospital
  • Physician Peer Review and Quality Improvement Committee, Texas Orthopedic Hospital
  • Texas Orthopedic Hospital Board of Trustees, Texas Orthopedic Hospital

Medical Societies

  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • Association of Major League Baseball Team Physicians
  • Harris County Medical Society
  • Houston Hand Study Group
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Texas Medical Foundation
  • Texas Orthopedic Association
  • Texas Society of Sports Medicine


  • Paul Harrington Award for Excellence in Orthopedics , Orthopedic Surgery Residency

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Centers of Excellence


  • Texas Orthopedic Hospital
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • The American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Official Orthopedic ProviderTexas Southern University
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