A board-certified hand/wrist surgeon, Daniel Williams, MD, is fellowship trained in hand and wrist surgery and minimally invasive surgery. Born and raised in Nashville, TN, Dr. Williams completed his surgical residency at Howard University Hospital in Washington, DC, followed by a minimally invasive surgery fellowship at Penn State Medical Center. He went on to complete a fellowship in upper extremity surgery at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Upon his arrival at Trinity Health in 2011, Dr. Williams introduced wrist arthroscopy to the region. Wrist arthroscopy is a minimally invasive method of treating complex disorders of the wrist. As a result of his training and experience, he has authored several book chapters on the topic. In addition to wrist arthroscopy, Dr. Williams introduced several other procedures, including the endoscopic carpal and cubital tunnel release, ligament sparing trapeziectomy surgery for arthritis of the base of the thumb, and collagenase injections for connective tissue disorders of the hand. Dr. Williams also treats traumatic injuries to the hand and wrist such as distal radius fractures, phalanx fractures, complex wrist fractures, and ligament injuries. His goal for patients is to restore function to the hand using minimally invasive techniques that offer less post-operative pain, shorten recovery time, and allow patients to return to work more quickly.
Hand and Wrist Surgery
Hand surgery is the field of surgery that deals with surgical and nonsurgical treatment of conditions and problems affecting the hand, wrist, and upper extremity.