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Dr. Melissa Arief, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery* Age 42
Dr. Melissa Arief, MD
4.6 (56 Ratings)

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Dr. Melissa Arief, MD is an Orthopedic Hand Surgeon in Shenandoah, TX.
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Dr. Melissa Arief, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery* Age 42
Shenandoah, TX
Accepting new patients

Offers telehealth

Dr. Melissa Arief, MD is an Orthopedic Hand Surgeon in Shenandoah, TX.
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Dr. Melissa Arief, MD is an Orthopedic Hand Surgeon in Shenandoah, TX. They graduated from Yale School of Medicine and completed a residency at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University. They currently practice at Houston Methodist Department of Neurosurgery and are affiliated with Houston Methodist the Woodlands Hospital. Dr. Arief has experience treating conditions like Lateral Epicondylitis, Trigger Finger and Limb Pain among other conditions at varying frequencies. At present, Dr. Arief received an average rating of 4.6/5 from patients and has been reviewed 56 times. Their office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments. Dr. Arief also speaks Spanish. Dr. Arief is board certified in Hand Surgery and accepts multiple insurance plans.

Offers Telehealth

This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule.

Explains Conditions Well

Patients said this doctor explains conditions well.

Trustworthy

Patients said this doctor is trustworthy.

Friendly Staff

Patients said the staff was friendly.

Easy Scheduling

Patients said scheduling was easy.

Locations

  1. 1 Medical Office Building 1
    17183 Interstate 45 S Ste 210, Shenandoah, TX 77385

Experience and Background Check

Lateral Epicondylitis
Trigger Finger
Limb Pain
Lateral Epicondylitis
Trigger Finger
Limb Pain
Broken Arm
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
De Quervain's Disease
Fracture of Hand and Fingers
Joint Pain
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Hand
Tenosynovitis
Wrist Sprain or Strain
Arthrocentesis
Carpal Tunnel Injection
Carpal Tunnel Release
Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release
Neuroplasty
Peripheral Nerve Block
Somatic Nerve Block
Steroid Injection
Trigger Finger Release
Ulnar Nerve Transposition
Adhesive Capsulitis Shoulder
Arthritis of the Elbow
Autoimmune Diseases
Back Pain
Bone Disorders
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Bursitis
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Chondrocalcinosis
Chronic Neck Pain
Clavicle Fracture
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
Degenerative Disc Disease
Difficulty With Walking
Dupuytrens Contracture
Elbow Bursitis
Elbow Injuries
Elbow Sprain
Fracture
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Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Cyst
Gout
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Hand Conditions
Hand Fracture
Humerus Fracture
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Lupus
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Medial Epicondylitis
Muscle Cramping
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osteoarthritis of Elbow
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Osteoarthritis of Wrist
Osteochondritis Dissecans
Osteopenia
Pinched Nerve in Back
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rotator Cuff Tear
Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Spinal Cord Injury
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Wrist Fracture
De Quervain's Release
Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Elbow Fracture Repair
Elbow Replacement
Elbow Tenotomy
Excision of Ganglion
Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
Excision of Radius or Ulna
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
Hand Fracture Treatment Open
Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
Hand Tendon Repair
Hip Replacement
Joint Drainage
Musculoskeletal Function Test
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Tommy John Surgery
Trigger Point Injection
Wound Repair
Wrist Fusion
Wrist Replacement

Patient Satisfaction

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Arief
4.6
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1 Star (5)

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Patient Reviews
Oct 31, 2023
Dr. Arief and her staff are wonderful. Dr. Arief is down-to-earth and professional. She's a great communicator and spends adequate time explaining and answering any concerns. I highly recommend her to anyone needing a hand/wrist/elbow expert.
— Oct 31, 2023
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About Me

Care Philosophy
  • My focus is to provide excellent medical care to my patients and a good experience. I work to help my patients understand their issues and diagnosis. We then work together to decide the optimal treatment plan to achieve the best outcome.
Care Philosophy
Biography
  • Dr. Melissa Arief, MD is an orthopedic hand surgeon in Shenandoah, TX. She specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery.
Biography
Languages Spoken
Spanish
Languages Spoken
Specialties*
Orthopedic Hand Surgery
Specialties*
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Education

Medical Education

Medical Education
  • Yale School of Medicine
Medical Education

Board Certifications

Board Certifications
  • Hand Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery
Board Certifications
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A board certification represents a provider’s dedication to ongoing training in one or more specialties, including the completion of intensive exams. While not all specialties have board certifications, if your provider does have one they’ve taken the extra step to master their specialty and to keep up with the latest advancements in their field.

Residency

Residency Hospital
  • SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University
Residency Hospital

Fellowship

Fellowship Hospital
  • The Philadelphia Hand Center
Fellowship Hospital
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New patients are generally accepted by Dr. Melissa Arief, MD. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Arief's profile.

Dr. Arief frequently treats the following conditions: Lateral Epicondylitis, Trigger Finger and Limb Pain. See more on Sharecare.

Dr. Melissa Arief, MD is affiliated with Houston Methodist the Woodlands Hospital.

Yes, Dr. Melissa Arief, MD holds board certification in Hand Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Houston Methodist the Woodlands Hospital

    17201 Interstate 45 S, The Woodlands, TX

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