Scott Oishi was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. He lived there until departing to college at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. He attended medical school in Boston at Tuft's University School of Medicine. He completed his residency in general surgery at the University ot Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, and then completed his plastic surgery residency at the University of Kentucky. He then did a fellowship in hand and microvascular surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern. He presently is a full-time pediatric hand surgeon at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children.


Washington University , Biology
Medical School
Tufts University (1987)

Research Interest

  • Congenital Upper Extremity Deformity in Children


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Upper Extremity Surgery in Children with Cerebral Palsy
Lomita C, Ezaki M, Oishi SN Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons March 2010 Vol 18, No. 3 160-168
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 Brachiocarpalis Muscle and Its Importance
Oishi SN, Carter P, Bidwell T, Mills J, Ezaki M Journal of Hand Surgery Am November 2009 34(9) 1696-9
Disorders of the Upper Extremity
Contributing Author in Tachdjian’s Pediatric Orthopaedics, 4th ed. Herring, J.A. Saunders Elsevier Company, Philadelphia 2008
Thumb Trapeziometacarpal Arthritis: Treatment with Ligament Reconstruction Tendon Interposition Arthroplasty
Ghavami, A., Oishi, S. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2006 117 (6)

Honors & Awards

  • Glancy Award
    Best Resident Paper- Southeastern Society of Plastic Surgery (1994)
  • First Place
    Kentucky Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Meeting (1993)
  • Second Place
    Aust Society Meeting (1990)
  • Research Stipend Award
    Merck, Sharp and Dohme (1983)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Board of Plastic Surgery
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons