Dr. Garrod is a Board Certified Orthopedic Hand and Upper Extremity surgeon involved in cutting edge treatment of all upper extremity disorders. He has been in practice in Boca Raton, Florida since 1984. He was one of the first fellowship trained hand and upper extremity surgeons to practice in South Florida bringing state-of-the-art expertise to the area.
Dr. Garrod graduated from the University of Wisconsin and completed medical school at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. He was a General Surgery resident at the same institution and went on to complete his Orthopedic Surgery training there. In order to obtain expertise in treating disorders of the upper extremity he completed a fellowship at Tufts University Medical School in Boston, Mass. under the direction of Drs. Edward Nalebuff and Leonard Ruby. He is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery and has a Certificate of Added Qualification in Hand Surgery. He maintains both certifications and recertifies with the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery every 10 years.
Dr. Garrod is currently a Voluntary Clinical Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine . He is involved in undergraduate medical studies and mentors undergraduate and graduate students pursuing a career in medicine.
Dr. Garrod specializes in minimally invasive surgery of the upper extremity . He was one of the first physicians in the country to perform endoscopic carpal tunnel release and has performed over 10,000 such procedures. He has been involved in teaching other practicing orthopedic surgeons the technique conducting clinical workshops and traveling to other academic institutions teaching the technique. …