Welcome to the practice of Dr. Michael L. Jones

Michael is a graduate of The University of Texas Health Science Center at Dallas Southwestern Medical School with a Fellowship in Hand Surgery at The University of Iowa. He also has board certification in Plastic Surgery and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Michael has been practicing Hand Surgery in San Antonio since 1991. He grew up in Dallas, Texas. He and his wife, Lori, have three children and one grandchild.


Educational Background

Undergraduate Texas A & M University
College Station, Texas
Pre-Med/BS, Zoology
Medical Southwestern Medical School
Dallas, Texas
Internship Phoenix Integrated Surgical Residency
Phoenix, Arizona
General Surgery
Residency Phoenix Integrated Surgical Residency
Phoenix, Arizona
General Surgery

Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas
Plastic Surgery



Fellowship University of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa
Hand Surgery



American Board of Surgery
Year: 1993

Added Qualifications in Surgery of the Hand
Year: 1993

American Board of Plastic and Reconstructive

Year: 1993


Awards & Honors

Academic National Honor Society Distinguished Student Award 1975-1978
Beta, Beta, Beta Biological Honor Society 1976-1978
Phi Kappa Alpha Fraternity
1989 Cronin Award Recipient


Private Practice:

Center for Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine
San Antonio, Texas

Hand and Microsurgery Associates
San Antonio, Texas
1993-2006, 2014

Hand Associates of South Texas
San Antonio, Texas

Professional Achievements, Awards, and Interests:

2014 Hand and Microsurgery Managing Partner

2013 Governing Board Member Physicians Ambulatory Surgery Centers San Antonio

2010 Governing Board Member Foundation Surgery Center San Antonio

2013 Physician Leadership Council Christus Santa Rosa Hospital System

2013 Electronic Medical Records Task Force Christus Santa Rosa Hospital System

2005 Physician Advisory Board Prudential Insurance San Antonio

1999 Physician Advisory Board Pacificare Insurance San Antonio




Resident teaching rounds at Phoenix Integrated Surgical Residency, 1983-1987:

Salivary Gland Tumors

Causes and Treatment of Impotence
Causes and Treatment of Renovascular Hypertension
Testicular Torsion
Papilloma of the Common Bile Duct
Trauma, Acute Resuscitation

The following topics were presented at Baylor College of Medicine, 1987-1989:

Local Anesthetics
Nipple-Areolar Reconstruction
Electrical Injuries, Management and Reconstruction
Venous and Lymphatic Disorders of the Lower Extremities
Management and Reconstruction in Acute Auricular Trauma
Acute Burn Wound Management
Reconstruction in Orbital Trauma
Aesthetic Considerations in Chin Surgery
Penile Resurfacing with Bipedical Scrotal Flap
Acute Dural Reconstruction with Galeal Flap
Reduction Mammoplasty and Mastopexy
Senior Resident’s Conference Presentation in Indianapolis:
“Re-Utilization of Tissue Expanders After Steam
Texas Society of Plastic Surgery Annual Meeting
Presentation, 1989 Cronin Award for Best Resident Paper:
“Re-Utilization of Tissue Expanders After Steam Sterilization”

The following topics were presented at University of Iowa Hand Fellowship, 1989-1990:

Wrist Fractures
Congenital Anomalies of the Thumb
Flexor Tendon Injuries
Extensor Tendon Injuries
Zancolli Sling Reconstruction in Ulnar Nerve Palsy
Skin Coverage of the Upper Extremity Utilizing Local and
Distant Flaps Including Free Flaps
Microsurgical Nerve Repair in the Upper Extremity
Nerve Structure and Repair
History of Microsurgery



  1. Jones, ML; Blair, WF “Salvage of a Below-elbow Amputation Stump with a Free Latissimus Dorsi Muscle Flap: A Case Report. Journal of Hand Surgery, Vol. 19A, No. 2, March 1994.
    2. Chapter in Textbook: Techniques in Hand Surgery ed, Blair, WF “Rotation Flap Reconstruction in Hand Defects”.
    3. Hand Society Involvement: Presentation on Hard Disk drives at National Meeting in Seattle, WA.
    4. Founding Member of Young Member Forum
    5. Presentation on Techniques for illustrating surgical procedures using animated movie clips.
    6. Member of Committee on Hand Surgery and ER Call concerns.

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Preventative Measures

Many patients can not avoid injury or illness that results in orthopedic treatment. However, there are preventative measures that can be taken to reduce the risk of disease and injury at any age. Through education and adherence to a physician’s counsel you can also reduce the effects of certain diseases, and help prevent further injuries.