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Dr. Melissa Arief, MD

Hand Surgeon, Orthopedic Surgeon, Elbow Surgeon

Professional statement

Dr. Melissa Arief is an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in hand, wrist, and elbow surgery. Dr. Arief graduated with both general and departmental honors from Vassar College where she earned her B.A. in biochemistry. She then earned a combined Medical Doctorate (M.D.) and Masters of Health (M.H.S.) specializing in translational research at Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, CT. Dr. Arief completed her residency at the State University of New York Health Science Center (SUNY) Downstate in Brooklyn, NY. While attending SUNY Downstate she presented numerous papers at annual meetings of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH), American Academy of Hand Surgery (AAHS), and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery (AAOS). She received multiple awards for her work including the honor of presenting the top paper at the ASSH Meeting in San Francisco in 2014. Dr. Arief continued her education by completing her fellowship in hand and upper extremity surgery at The Philadelphia Hand Center affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University where she trained with world-renowned hand surgeons in all of the latest and most up-to-date surgical procedures and techniques. Born and Raised in New Jersey, Dr. Arief moved to Houston in 2016 to join KSF Orthopaedic Center, P.A. Hand, Wrist, and Elbow Surgery Specializations: Fractures Dislocations Lacerations Infections Arthritis Tendonitis Trigger Finger Nerve Compression Neuropathies (i.e. Carpal Tunnel, Cubital Tunnel, Radial Tunnel) Contractures Deformity Nail Bed and Fingertip Injuries Burns Masses Tumors Joint Pain Traumatic Injuries Overuse Syndromes Ganglion Cysts Tennis Elbow Reconstructive Procedures Joint Replacements

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgeon
  • Hand Surgeon
  • Elbow Surgeon

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Education and training

  • Medical School - Yale University, Doctor of Medicine
  • State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, Residency in Orthopedic Surgery
  • The Philadelphia Hand Center, Fellowship in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Female

NPI number

1124338264

Office locations

KSF Orthopaedic Center, P.A.

13333 Dotson Road, Suite 180

Houston, TX 77070

KSF Orthopaedic Center, P.A.

Springwoods

2255 East Mossy Oaks Road, Suite 440

Spring, TX 77389

KSF Orthopaedic Center, P.A.

17270 Red Oak Drive, 200

Houston, TX 77090

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Dr. Arief is one of my favorites. She truly cares about her patients and the best form or treatment to suit them. She's very easy to talk to and every visit with her is a pleasure.
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Very knowledgeable, I really like her, highly recommended
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