Dr. Marybeth Ezaki is the director of the hand and upper extremity service at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. She received her undergraduate and medical degrees from Yale University. Dr. Ezaki completed her general surgery internship and her residency in orthopaedic surgery at UT Southwestern and Affiliated Hospitals in Dallas. She completed her surgery of the hand fellowship at Wexham Park Hospital in Slough, England.

Dr. Ezaki is a professor of orthopaedic surgery and the co-director of the hand surgery fellowship at UT Southwestern. She is past-president of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand and is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the Dallas County Medical Society; the Texas Medical Association; the Twenty-First Century Orthopaedic Association; and Manos Arribas-Dallas and Fort Worth Hand Surgery Club.

In 2003, Dr. Ezaki joined the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons as a new director with subspecialty expertise in hand and upper extremity surgery. Dr. Ezaki is a consultant reviewer for the Journal of Hand Surgery and the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, and a contributing editor to the Yearbook of Hand Surgery.


Yale University (1973)
Medical School
Yale University (1977)

Research Interest

  • Altered growth regulation in congenital limb enlargement
  • Congenital and acquired conditions in the child's upper limb
  • Shoulder dysplasia in brachial plexus palsy


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Upper Extremity Surgery in Children with Cerebral Palsy
Lomita, C, Ezaki, M, and Oishi, SN Journal of American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 2010 Vol. 18, No. 3
Index Rotation Flap for Palmar Thumb Release in Arthrogryposis
Ezaki, M and Oishi, SN Techniques in Hand Surgery 2010 14 38-40
Thrombocytopenia Absent Radius Syndrome: Presence of Brachocarpalis Muscle and Its Importance
Oishi SN, Carter P, Bidwell T, Mills J, and Ezaki M Journal of Hand Surgery (Am) November 2009 34(9) 1696-9
Nerve Pathology in Unregulated Limb Growth
Romero-Ortega M and Ezaki M Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery Am 2009 91 53-57
Molecular Regulation of Limb Growth
Lyons K and Ezaki M. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery 2009 91 47-52

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
  • The American Orthopaedic Association