Dr. Jose Monsivais M.D., Surgeon

Dr. Jose Monsivais M.D.

Orthopedist

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10175 Gateway Blvd. West Suite 230 El Paso Texas, 79925
Rating

4/5

About

Jose J. Monsivais, MD, FACS, is a well-versed medical oncologist who diagnoses and treats patients at his own private practice, The Hand and Microsurgery Center of El Paso, in El Paso, Texas. 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, Dupuyrens 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. A qualified hand specialist is trained to diagnose and treat all problems related to these different structures in the hand, wrist, and forearm. Furthermore, Dr. Monsivais has staff memberships at several local hospitals, including Sierra Providence East Medical Center, Del Sol Medical Center, and Foundations Medical Center, and is a Clinical Professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Rehabilitation at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine. Furthermore, Dr. Monsivais served on active duty in the U.S. Army Medical Corps, and was formerly affiliated with the Plastic Surgery program at William Beaumont Army Medical Center. Philanthropic initiatives include his work with Palestinian Childrens Fund, which brings doctors to international locations such as Ethiopia, Honduras, Palestinian Camps, Lebanon, West Bank, and Eastern Europe. He also volunteered in Ukraine and Iraq for 18 months, and helped serve citizens in Eastern Europe at former Soviet Republics after the fall of the Republic.

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Education and Training

Universidad Aut�noma de Guadalajara

Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Honduras Facultad de Ciencias Medicas 1971

Board Certification

American Board of Surgery- General Surgery

Hand Surgery

SurgeryAmerican Board of SurgeryABS

Provider Details

MaleEnglish

Areas of expertise and specialization

Orthopedic Hand Surgery

Faculty Titles & Positions

  • Local, Regional, National, and International Public Speaking -
  • Over 500 Speaking Engagements from Local and Instrumental Levels -

Treatments

  • Trigger Finger
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Arthritis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Neuropathy
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Pain

Residency

  • Walter Reed Army Med Ctr, Hand Surgery; Harlan Appalachian Reg Hsp, General Surgery; R E Thomason Gen Hosp, General Surgery; R E Thomason Gen Hosp, Flexible Or Transitional Year  
  • Wilford Hall Medical Center (AETC) Military Only Program   
  • R.E. Thomason General Hospital

Internships

  • R.E. Thomason General Hospital

Fellowships

  • Duke University Hospital

Professional Society Memberships

  • American Medical Association, Society of Actuaries, American Society for Surgery of the Hand, American Association for Hand Surgery, American Society for Peripheral Nerve, American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery

Articles and Publications

  • 57 Publications

What do you attribute your success to?

  • Lots of Hard Work and Good Mentorship

Philanthropic Initiatives

  • Volunteer Work: Orthopedics Overseas, Palestinian Children's Fund. Brings doctors to international locations; such as Ethiopia, Honduras, Palestinian Camps, Lebanon, West Bank, and Eastern Europe. He also volunteered in the Ukraine and Iraq for 18 months, and helped serve citizens in Eastern Europe at former Soviet Republics after the fall of the Republic.

Hobbies / Sports

  • Endurance Running, Endurance Riding

Dr. Jose Monsivais M.D.'s Practice location

10175 Gateway Blvd. West Suite 230 -
El Paso, Texas 79925
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10175 GATEWAY BLVD W -
EL PASO, TX 79925
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GENOA HEALTHCARE, LLC

2400 TRAWOOD DR STE 303A -
El Paso, TX 79936
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http://www.drmonsivais.yourmd.com

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Get to know Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Jose J. Monsivais, who serves patients in El Paso, Texas.

Having been practicing in El Paso since 1983, Dr. Monsivais is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who is considered one of the leading experts in his field. Under his direction, The Hand and Microsurgery Center of El Paso 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, as well as wrist pain and injuries. For all conditions, the goal is to restore function and improve quality of life.

Alongside his clinical role and his affiliation with multiple hospitals in the area, Dr. Monsivais holds a Clinical Professor position with Texas Tech University School of Medicine in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Rehabilitation.

After earning his medical degree from Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara, he relocated to the United States to complete his fellowship in hand/reconstructive microsurgery at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina and his fellowship in hand surgery at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C. He then served on active duty in the U.S. Army Medical Corps, and was formerly affiliated with the Plastic Surgery Program at William Beaumont Army Medical Center. 

A Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, the doctor is board-certified in both general surgery and hand surgery by the American Board of Surgery, which is an independent, non-profit organization located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, founded for the purpose of certifying surgeons who have met a defined standard of education, training, and knowledge.

Additionally, he is a member of multiple professional organizations, including the American Medical Association, the Society of Actuaries, the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, the American Association for Hand Surgery, the American Society for Peripheral Nerve, and the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery. Attributing his success to hard work and good mentorship, Dr. Monsivais frequently presents his research both nationally and internationally, and has authored over 56 scholarly publications. 

His global health service activities include volunteer work at several international locations, including Ethiopia, Honduras, Moldova, and with the Palestinian Children’s Relief Fund in Lebanon and West Bank, Palestine. What’s more, he volunteered in the Ukraine and Iraq for 18 months, and helped serve citizens in Eastern Europe at former Soviet Republics after the fall of the Republic.

Orthopedic surgery is the branch of surgery concerned with conditions involving the musculoskeletal system. Orthopedic surgeons use both surgical and nonsurgical means to treat musculoskeletal trauma, spine diseases, sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors, and congenital disorders. They work in clinical and hospital settings.

Dr. Monsivais grew up in the El Paso/Juarez area and has his roots across the southwestern United States and in northern Mexico. He speaks multiple languages, including Spanish. When he is not working, he enjoys endurance running and endurance riding.

Additional Information

Jose J. Monsivais, MD, FACS, is an Outstanding Hand Surgeon and Owner of The Hand and Microsurgery Center of El Paso in Texas

Jose J. Monsivais, MD, FACS, is a well-versed medical oncologist who diagnoses and treats patients at his own private practice, The Hand and Microsurgery Center of El Paso, in El Paso, Texas. 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. A qualified hand specialist is trained to diagnose and treat all problems related to these different structures in the hand, wrist, and forearm. Furthermore, Dr. Monsivais has staff memberships at several local hospitals, including Sierra Providence East Medical Center, Del Sol Medical Center, and Foundations Medical Center, and is a Clinical Professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Rehabilitation at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine. Furthermore, Dr. Monsivais served on active duty in the U.S. Army Medical Corps, and was formerly affiliated with the Plastic Surgery program at William Beaumont Army Medical Center. Philanthropic initiatives include his work with Palestinian Children’s Fund, which brings doctors to international locations such as Ethiopia, Honduras, Palestinian Camps, Lebanon, West Bank, and Eastern Europe. He also volunteered in Ukraine and Iraq for 18 months, and helped serve citizens in Eastern Europe at former Soviet Republics after the fall of the Republic. For more information about Jose J. Monsivais, MD, FACS, please visit https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/8132171-Jose-Monsivais-orthopaedic-surgeon-El-Paso-Texas-79925.

Jose J. Monsivais, MD, FACS, attended the Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara in Mexico, and was awarded his medical degree in 1968. He served his orthopedic surgery residency training at R.E. Thomason General Hospital in El Paso, Texas. Dr. Monsivais is fellowship trained in Hand/Reconstructive Microsurgery at Duke University School of Medicine in Durham, North Carolina, and Hand Surgery at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C. He received board certification in general surgery in 1987 and in hand surgery in 1989 from the American Board of Surgery and remains at the forefront of his challenging specialty via memberships and affiliations with prestigious professional societies and associations, such as the American Medical Association, the Society of Actuaries, the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, the American Association for Hand Surgery, the American Society for Peripheral Nerve, and the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery. Moreover, Dr. Monsivais attained fellowship of the American College of Surgeons having met the standards and guidelines required of the nation’s leading surgeons. he has authored fifty-seven publications, has honored over 500 speaking engagements, and is an active local, regional, national, and international public speaker on topics pertaining to his specialty. He feels that his success is attributable primarily to his hard work and good mentorship and dedicates his spare time to endurance running and endurance riding. For more information about Jose J. Monsivais, MD, FACS, please visit http://www.handmicrosurgeryelpaso.com/.

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