Surgery of the hand involves delicate treatment of the soft tissues including the skin, nerves, tendons, blood vessels as well as attention to the underlying support including the bones and ligaments. It is always recommended to see a hand specialist such as Dr. Brown. A qualified hand surgeon is someone who underwent additional training to specialize in hand surgery at an accredited fellowship. Additionally they should seek to obtain a board certification in “Surgery of the Hand.” Does the surgeon performing your carpal tunnel or hand surgery have these qualifications? Dr. Brown is one of only a few surgeons in West Texas with a separate board certification in Surgery of the Hand. Dr. Brown is in network with most insurances through medical practice Basin Orthopedics.