| all of our physicians are orthopaedic surgery and hand fellowship trained & board certified/eligible |

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Left to Right: Dr. David Taylor, Dr. Graham Milam, Dr. Nikola Zivaljevic, Dr. David Zehr, Dr. Paul Ellis, Dr. Bryan Reyes



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Dr. David Zehr, M.D.

Dr. David Zehr, named a Best Doctor in Dallas multiple times, is an expert in upper extremity trauma, a renowned microvascular surgeon, and one of the world’s foremost replant surgeons. He is the primary upper extremity trauma specialist at Baylor Medical Center. He has been a member of the teaching service and is a clinical assistant professor of orthopedic surgery at UT Southwestern and Parkland Memorial Hospital.  READ MORE.

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Dr. Paul Ellis, M.D.

Dr Ellis is a native Texan. He was born in Sherman and raised in Dallas. After graduating from Hillcrest High School, he attended the University of Texas at Austin and majored in Psychology. He then attended Southern Methodist University School of Law and obtained a law degree (J.D.) in 1977. During his third year of law school, Dr. Ellis recognized his true passion and desire to be a physician and set forth his plan to graduate from law school, take the bar, and complete the required college courses for medical school. He was accepted into Southwestern Medical School in 1978 and graduated receiving his medical degree in 1982.  READ MORE.

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Dr. Nikola Zivaljevic, M.D.

Dr Zivaljevic obtained his MD at the University of Ulm in Ulm, Germany in 1997. He then obtained a MBA and a MHMS at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA while completing research fellowships in orthopaedic surgery at Allegheny General Hospital and Western Pennsylvania Hand and Trauma Center. He completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at SUNY-Buffalo in 2013 and his hand surgery fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital through Harvard Medical School in 2014. READ MORE.


Referrals for outpatient evaluation and requests for inpatient consultation may be made by calling Lankford Hand Surgery Association at 214.823.5351.