Dr. Milam


Hand and Upper Extremity Reconstructive Surgery

Dr. Milam is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon, fellowship trained in hand and upper extremity reconstructive surgery at the University of Minnesota.  Family brings him newly to Dallas, where he joins Lankford Hand Surgery Association.  Most recently working in Alaska for two and a half years post-fellowship as staff hand surgeon in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Alaska Native Medical Center, Dr. Milam has gained an experience in the near full spectrum of routine and complex hand and upper extremity problems. He looks forward to building a practice in NorthTexas treating acute and chronic problems of the hand and upper extremity in both adults and children, with a special interest in the elbow.

Dr. Milam was graduated from Washington & Lee University (2004) and completed medical school at Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA (2008).  Thereafter he proceeded to Houston, TX where he completed internship and residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine (2013).  His training concluded in 2014 with a year long ACGME-accredited fellowship in hand & upper extremity surgery through the Minnesota Hand Fellowship Program in Minneapolis & St. Paul, MN. 

Dr. Milam seeks to forge treatment plans which meet individual patient needs, and remains keenly aware that priorities, goals and expectations vary widely. He enjoys discussing options with patients and problem-solving upper extremity issues to improve quality of life through conservative and surgical measures aimed at minimizing pain and maximizing function.