Houston Orthopedic Surgeon, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Specialist Dr. Evan Collins
Texas Super Doctor * Newsweek Magazine Top Physician * US News & World Report Top Doctor
Working to make the latest treatment options available for some of the most common as well as complex hand and upper extremity injuries and conditions seen today, Dr. Evan Collins is Chief of the Houston Methodist Hand & Upper Extremity Center and senior Hand Specialist for Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine. He holds a faculty position at Weill Cornell Medical College and is now among the first orthopedic specialists in the United States to offer the Percutaneous Needle Aponeurotomy (NA) procedure and injection therapy to patients suffering from severe Dupuytren's Contracture.
As a leader in his field, Houston orthopedic surgeon Dr. Evan Collins has changed the way many hand and upper extremity injuries and conditions are approached today. Specializing in degenerative joint conditions of the hand, wrist, and elbow, Dr. Collins is in the forefront of his field. From carpal tunnel syndrome and tennis elbow, to wrist fractures, ligament tears, arthritis and joint replacement, his approach is reducing recovery time and yielding superior long-term results.
Through his research findings and advanced orthopedic techniques, Dr. Collins has greatly impacted the outcome of sports injuries and trauma wounds alike - improving the quality of life for professional athletes and workers injured in Iraq. He and his orthopedic team selected to treat the injured workers returning from Iraq gained worldwide attention and praise. He was named as a Halliburton Hometown Hero.
Achieving some of the highest nationally recorded patient satisfaction scores, he is featured among H Texas Magazine's recognized doctor's listing and internationally renowned for his research and less invasive treatment for carpal tunnel syndrome
, Dupuytren's disease and common tendinopathies frequently seen in the field of orthopedics.
Dr. Collins is the hand and upper extremity specialist for the Houston Methodist Center for Performing Arts Medicine (CPAM)
- and part of healthcare team providing care to the artists and athletes of the Houston Ballet, Houston Symphony and Houston Opera. His work with professional athletes and performing artists makes it easy to understand why he is part of the leading orthopedic team of Houston Methodist Hospital, which serves as the official healthcare provider for professional and collegiate sports teams throughout Houston.
Dr. Collins develops effective, minimally invasive treatment plans and surgical techniques specific to each patient. His ongoing effort to find the least invasive and most effective treatment for injuries and conditions most frequently seen in his patients has resulted in studies responsible for the FDA approval of new devices and the early diagnosis and treatment of early degenerative joint conditions, as well as improved implants and joint restructuring procedures. His work has been published in peer-reviewed medical journals, resource guides and text books.