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Scott Oishi was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, where he lived until departing for 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. Dr. Oishi then completed a fellowship in hand and microvascular surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in 1995. He is presently the Director of The Charles E. Seay, Jr. Center for Excellence in Hand & Upper Extremity, the Program Director for the 6-month Pediatric Upper Extremity Surgery Fellowship, and a full-time pediatric hand surgeon at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children.  Dr. Oishi is a Professor with the Departments of Plastic Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery at UT Southwestern Medical School. 


Washington University , Biology
Medical School
Tufts University (1987)

Research Interest

  • Congenital Upper Extremity Deformity in Children


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Technique of Pronator Teres Rerouting in Pediatric Patients With Spastic Hemiparesis.
Oishi S, Butler L, J Hand Surg Am 2016 Oct 41 10 e389-e392
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


Featured Books Legend Featured Books

Disorders of the Upper Extremity. In Tachdjian's Pediatric Orthopaedics, 4th Edition

Carter PR, Ezaki M, Oishi S, Herring JA (Ed.) (2008). Philadelphia, Saunders Elsevier

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

  • Texas Orthopaedic Association (2019)
  • American Board of Plastic Surgery (2014)
  • International Society for the Study of Vascular Anomalies (2014)
  • American Association for Hand Surgery (2012)
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand (1999)
  • American College of Surgeons (1998)
  • American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery (1998)
  • American Board of Plastic Surgery (1997)
  • American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons (1997)
  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons (1997)
  • Dallas Society of Plastic Surgeons (1997)
  • Texas Medical Association (1997)
  • UT Southwestern Plastic Surgeon Alumni Association (1997)
  • Dallas County Medical Society (1995)
  • American Medical Association (1994)