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Miguel Hernndez

Miguel Angel Hernández-Alvarez, MD

Specialties
  • Orthopaedic Surgery

Since Miguel Angel Hernandez-Alverez, M.D.'s earliest days as a hand surgeon, he has been curious about the severe implications and impairment linked with hand injuries or conditions in all the activities and social/professional issues for every patient. This effect is widely amplified when these injuries/conditions reside in children, especially in those who belong to the most vulnerable sectors of our society.

Working with children who undergo any traumatic, neuromuscular, congenital, tumoral or autoimmune process that involves the hand and upper extremities has offered him two interesting opportunities over the past 16 years. Since 2005, Dr. Hernandez-Alverez has had the chance to have a continuous learning process regarding pediatric hand diseases and better ways to approach them. It has also been an opportunity to witness the unique experience of growing which, in time, is one of the main factors linked to spectacular recoveries seen in children. He has also converted his clinical and surgical practice into a tool that helps the patient reach full potential to attain all the abilities needed for personal and community wellness and prosperity.

Dr. Hernandez-Alverez lives in a country which has a tremendous lack of pediatric hand surgeons (or at least, hand surgeons dedicated to pediatric patients and their care) and sadly, a daily growing number of cases of hand conditions linked to children. That's why Dr. Hernandez-Alverez feels deeply proud to belong to Shriners Children's, where he has the chance to bring wellness and hope to the children under his care and, in time, happiness to their families.

Dr. Hernandez-Alverez looks forward to making his personal contributions to pediatric hand surgery worldwide though his work at Shriners Children's.

Pediatric Care

Specialties and Areas of Care

More About Me

Board Certifications
  • Consejo Mexicano de Ortopedia (Mexican Board Council), Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery - General
Education and Training

Internship
Medica Sur Clinic Foundation
Mexico City
Mexico
6/1/1997

Medical Education
Universidad Anahuac (Anahuac University)
Edo. de Mexico
Mexico
6/8/1997

Residency
Centro Nal. de Rehabilitación (National Rehab. Center) Mexico
Mexico City
Mexico
2/1/2003

Fellowship
Centro Nacional de Rehabilitacion (National Rehabilitation Center) Mexico
Mexico City
Mexico
2/1/2004

Fellowship
Centro Nacional de Rehabilitacion (National Rehabilitation Center) Mexico
Mexico City
Mexico
2/1/2005

Academic Positions and Locations

UNAM (National University of Mexico) School of Medicine
Professor

Universidad La Salle (La Salle University) School of Medicine
Professor

Leadership and Memberships
  • 2015-2017; President, Sociedad Mexicana de Cirugía de Mano y Microcirugía (Mexican Hand Surgery and Microsurgery Society)
  • 2009-Present; Member, Sociedad Mexicana de Ortopedia Pediátrica (Mexican Pediatric Orthopaedics Society)
  • 2012-Present; Member, Colegio Mexicano de Ortopedia y TraumatologÍa (Mexican Orthopaedics and Traumatology College)
  • 2016-Present; Member, IFSSH (International Federacion of Societies for Surgery of the Hand)
  • 2015-Present; Member, Federación Latinoamericana de Cirugía de la Mano (Latin American Federacion of Hand Surgery)
Editorial Positions
  • 2019-Present: Reviewer, Revista de la Sociedad Mexicana de Ortopedia Pediátrica
Awards and Honors
  • 2015, 1st Place, Poster Presentation: Statistic Validation of an Arithmetical Method to Measure Hand First Web Widending, XXIX International Congress, Mexican Pediatric Orthopaedics Society (Guadalajara, Mexico)
Academic Works and Presentations
  • Presentation: XV Congress, South American Federation of Hand Surgery - Huber-Upton Oponenzoplasty for II-A type Thumb Hypoplasia and Pollicized Index Treatment (08/07/2015)
  • Presentation: XV Congress, South American Federation of Hand Surgery, Santiago, Chile, Buck-Gramcko pollicization + Scheker Dorsal Flap in III-B, IV and V- type Thumb Hypoplasia (08/07/2015)
  • Presentation: XV Congress, South American Federation of Hand Surgery, Santiago, Chile - Bone Lengthening in Pediatric Upper Extremity (08/07/2015)
  • Presentation: XV Congress, South American Federation of Hand Surgery, Santiago, Chile - Humeral Osteotomies in Obstetric Brachial Plexus Palsy (08/07/2015)
  • Presentation: XXVII International Congress, Sociedad Mexicana de Ortopedia Pediátrica, Campeche, Mexico - Surgical Evaluation for Congenital Hand Conditions (11/15/2013)