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TSAOG Orthopaedics & Spine

TSAOG Welcomes Dr. Anthony Montanez

  • Quarry Area, Westover Hills
Dr. Anthony Montanez

TSAOG is very pleased to welcome Dr. Anthony Montanez to our practice! He starts this week and has immediate appointments available.

Dr. Montanez is an orthopaedic surgeon, fellowship trained and specializing in conditions of the hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder for patients of all ages.

Dr. Montanez is an orthopaedic surgeon, fellowship trained in hand, wrist, shoulder, and elbow surgery. His extended training included complete upper extremity care – including arthroscopy and arthroplasty of the shoulder, elbow, hand, and wrist. In addition, he will also treat all upper and lower extremity fractures.

He was born and raised in McAllen, Texas. He joined the U.S. Air Force after high school and served six years as a medic. In 2004, he served in a field hospital in Iraq caring for numerous civilian and military casualties. It was during that deployment that he decided he wanted to pursue a career in orthopaedic surgery.

After the military, he completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Texas at San Antonio, graduating Summa Cum Laude in Biology. He then pursued his medical degree at the University of Texas at Galveston, where he graduated Cum Laude. After graduating from medical school he made the trek to Salt Lake City to join the orthopedic surgery residency at the University of Utah. During his residency he was involved in several research projects in rotator cuff repair, trigger finger, and fracture care. He also served in a mission trip to the Dominican Republic to provide orthopedic hand care to local people in need. He then gained additional fellowship training in Upper Extremity Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh. While there he learned from experts in the field techniques in hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder surgery.

Dr. Montanez has a special interest in endoscopic carpal tunnel release, cubital tunnel release, dupuytren’s contracture, shoulder, wrist, and elbow arthroscopy, and fractures of the wrist, elbow, and shoulder. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, cycling, mountain biking, racquetball, hunting, fishing, kayaking, and pretty much anything else outdoors.

  • Carpal tunnel syndrome (endoscopic and open)
  • Dupuytren’s contracture including surgical and non-operative treatment (percutaneous and collagenase/Xiaflex)
  • Finger joint replacement (MCP, PIP)
  • Forearm fractures (radius and ulna fractures)
  • Hand and finger fractures (boxer’s fractures, metacarpal fractures, phalanx fractures)
  • Hand and wrist arthritis
  • Nerve injury and repair (nerve lacerations, cut nerves)
  • Nerve transfers (radial, ulnar or median nerve palsy)
  • Mucoid Cyst and Finger Masses
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Tendon repair, tendon transfer, tendon reconstruction, tendon ruptures
  • Tendonitis of the wrist (Dequervain’s)
  • Trigger thumb and finger releases
  • Thumb ligament reconstruction, CMC arthroplasty (CMC arthritis)
  • Scaphoid fractures
  • Scapholunate tears (SL tears)
  • Ulnar tunnel syndrome
  • Ulnocarpal impaction
  • Volar and dorsal ganglion (wrist ganglion)
  • Wrist arthroscopy, TFCC repair
  • Wrist fractures (distal radius fractures)
  • Distal biceps and triceps tears
  • Elbow arthroscopy
  • Elbow arthritis
  • Elbow fractures (radial head fractures, olecranon fractures)
  • Elbow dislocations
  • Elbow ligament reconstruction (ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction)
  • Elbow replacement (elbow arthroplasty)
  • Golfer’s elbow (medial epicondylitis)
  • Osteochondral defects of the elbow (OCD lesions)
  • Radial nerve compression (radial tunnel syndrome)
  • Tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis)
  • Ulnar nerve compression (cubital tunnel syndrome)
  • Arthroscopic rotator cuff repair
  • Biceps tears and tendinopathy
  • Clavicle fractures
  • Frozen shoulder (adhesive capsulitis)
  • Shoulder arthritis (Reverse and Anatomic Shoulder replacement/arthroplasty)
  • Shoulder fractures (proximal humerus fracture)
  • Shoulder tendonitis (shoulder impingement, rotator cuff tendonitis)
  • Scapula fractures
  • Upper & lower extremity fractures
  • Neuroma treatment in upper and lower extremities
  • Peripheral nerve repair and reconstruction
  • Targeted Muscle Reinnervation
  • Work related upper extremity injuries
  • Ankle fractures
  • Tibia and femur fractures
  • Hip fractures (femoral neck, intertrochanteric, sutrochanteric)
  • Upper extremity fractures
  • Congenital pediatric hand surgery (congenital trigger thumb, syndactyly, polydactyly, contractures)

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