Alexander S. Rowland, M.D.

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Hand, Wrist, Elbow and Upper Extremity

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Dr. Rowland is a graduate of the University of Texas with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences. He completed medical school at the University of Tulane in New Orleans, Louisiana. Dr. Rowland completed his General Surgery internship as well as his Orthopaedic Surgery Residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. He then completed a fellowship in Oakland, California with Dr. Roger A. Mann.

After two years of practicing General Orthopaedic Surgery in San Antonio, Dr. Rowland pursued his interest in the Upper Extremity through further specialty training. Dr. Rowland's current practice specializes in hand and elbow. He has a special interest in endoscopic carpal tunnel release, trigger finger release, distal radius fractures, elbow arthroscopy, and bicep repairs.

Dr. Rowland was named in SA Scene's list of SA Doctors: Best of 2014.

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Practice History
The San Antonio Orthopaedic Group

Hand, Shoulder, and Elbow
University of Western Ontario
Hand and Upper Limb Center (HULC)
London Ontario, Canada
July 2005 - June 2006

Roger A. Mann, M.D.
Oakland, California
Foot and Ankle Surgery
January 2003–June 2003

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Orthopaedic Surgery, 1998–2002

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Orthopaedic Surgery, 1997–1998

Medical School
Tulane Medical School
New Orleans, Louisiana, 1997

The University of Texas
Bachelor of Science, Biological Sciences, 1993

Certification & Licensure
Texas State Board of Medical Examiners, 1999
Additional Information

Honors & Activities

Leonard Marmor Surgical Arthritis Foundation Award, 2002


  • Fracture Care
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome (Open and Endoscopic carpal tunnel release)
  • Wrist arthroscopy, reconstruction, and limited fusions
  • Hand, finger, thumb ligament reconstruction, joint replacement, and fusion
  • Distal radius fractures
  • Wrist fractures
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Tendon repair and reconstruction
  • Nerve repair
  • Trigger finger / Trigger finger release
  • Dupuytren's contracture


  • Elbow arthroscopy - tennis elbow, arthritis, and cartilage injuries in athletes
  • Total elbow replacement
  • Radial head replacement
  • Elbow tendon and ligament reconstruction
  • Bicep tears at elbow / Bicep repairs
  • Elbow arthritis
  • Elbow fractures
  • Elbow contracture release

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