Adam Shar, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon who practices at the UT Health East Texas Orthopedic Institute. “My job is to maximize the patient’s potential for improvement and help get the patient to a better condition than he or she was in before treatment.”
Dr. Shar understands the importance of building relationships with his patients. “I’m patient-centered. My treatment is contingent upon how the patient is feeling and what the patient’s goals are.”
He specializes in treatment of the upper extremities, including fractures or treatment of ligaments or tendons of the hand, wrist and forearm, carpal tunnel syndrome, trigger finger, arthritis, elbow disorders and Dupuytren’s contracture.
Dr. Shar earned his bachelor’s degree in biology from The University of Texas at Dallas in Richardson, and his doctor of medicine from The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas.
Residency, orthopedic surgery, Baylor Scott & White Memorial Hospital/Texas A&M Health Science Center, Temple
Doctor of Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX
Bachelor of Science in biology, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX
Hand surgery fellowship, University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester
American Society for Surgery of the Hand (candidate member)
Summa cum laude graduate, University of Texas at Dallas
American Medical Association
Texas Medical Association