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As a hand specialist in Houston, Dr. Korsh Jafarnia offers surgical and non-surgical care for injuries and conditions affecting the hand and upper extremity.

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Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine (Memorial City / Spring Valley)  


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Yes, Dr. Korsh Jafarnia is accepting new patients at this office.


9090 Katy Freeway, Suite 201, Houston, TX 77024

Office Hours

  Open Lunch Close

Office Details

Doctor Specialties Hand Surgery & Orthopedic Surgery
Accepting New Patients? Yes
Practice Specialty Hand Surgery
Group Practice Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
Health System Houston Methodist
Hospital Affiliation
  • Houston Methodist
Languages Spoken English, Spanish

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About Dr. Jafarnia
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Korsh Jafarnia, M.D.
Board Certified, Fellowship Trained
Certificate of Added Qualifications (CAQ) in Surgery of the Hand

888.621.HAND (4263)

Dr. Korsh Jafarnia is one of Houston's leading orthopedic specialists providing a higher standard of hand and upper extremity care to patients across Texas.

Working with some of the best hand surgeons in the United States and France, Dr. Jafarnia provides patients of all ages with advanced treatment options for hand, wrist and elbow injuries and conditions -- building a treatment program specific to each.
He served as Chief of Staff of Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital and Chief of  Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine and Director of the Hand Center at Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital, before serving as the hand and upper extremity specialist at UT Physicians / Memorial Hermann IRONMAN Sports Medicine Institute at Memorial City and the Texas Medical Center. 

Dr. Jafarnia recently returned to Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine to help build the hand and upper extremity program at their new state-of-the-art facility in Memorial City / Spring Valley.

Dr. Jafarnia has served for many years as clinical assistant professor for Baylor College of Medicine and an assistant professor for clinical orthopaedic surgery for Weill Cornell Medical College, as well as an assistant professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at McGovern Medical School.

He completed a fellowship in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital at Harvard Medical School. During his residency at Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Jafarnia also attended the French Institute for Hand Surgery in Paris -- studying advanced techniques and new approaches to hand surgery.

Dr. Jafarnia's experience and unique perspective provides both his pediatric and adult patients with the latest treatment options available for some of the most common as well as challenging hand and upper extremity injuries and conditions seen today - from childhood fractures and carpal tunnel syndrome to arthritis and other degenerative joint conditions.

Dr. Jafarnia performs the latest procedures in hand and upper extremity, including endoscopic carpal tunnel and cubital tunnel releases, tendon and nerve repair, arthroscopy, and joint reconstruction and replacement.

Memberships and Affiliations

Dr. Jafarnia is a volunteer staff member at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Houston. He is also a member of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Dr. Jafarnia is also a member of the American Medical Association, the Texas Medical Association, and the Harris County Medical Society.

Education and Certification

Dr. Jafarnia received his undergraduate degree with high honors from the University of Texas in Austin and obtained his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, where he was chosen to join the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Society. He then completed his internship and residency at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston and was selected for a fellowship at Harvard Medical School in Boston.


Conditions Treated 

  • Arthritis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Degenerative Joint Conditions
  • Fractures
  • Ganglion Cysts
  • Hand and Wrist Fractures
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Trigger Finger

Services & Procedures

  • Arthroscopy
  • Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Endoscopic Cubital Tunnel Release
  • Joint Replacement
  • Joint Resurfacing
  • Tendon and Nerve Repair

Special Interests  

  • Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery

Education & Training  

Medical School


  • Baylor College of MedicineHouston, TX
    Residency in Orthopedic Surgery • 1996 - 2001


  • Harvard Medical SchoolBoston, Massachusetts
    Fellowship in Hand & Microvascular Surgery • 2001 - 2002

Languages Spoken  

  • English

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