Medical School
UT Southwestern Medical School (1988)
University of Iowa (1993), Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine (1994), Hand Surgery

Research Interest

  • Biomechanical evaluation of Dorsal Radius Fixation Plates.
  • Effects of periadventitial sympathectomy in adjuvant induced arthritis in rats.
  • Intra-articular distal radius fractures treated by combined open reduction internal fixation and external fixation.


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

High implant fracture incidence with Sutter silicone metacarpophalangeal joint arthroplasty.
Bass RL, Stern PJ, Nairus JG J Hand Surg Am 1996 Sep 21 5 813-8
Bass, RL Techniques in Hand Surgery, Williams and Williams 1996 458-461
Results of combined internal and external fixation for the treatment of severe AO-C3 fractures of the distal radius.
Bass RL, Blair WF, Hubbard PP J Hand Surg Am 1995 May 20 3 373-81
Elbow and forearm anatomy and surgical approaches.
Bass RL, Stern PJ Hand Clin 1994 Aug 10 3 343-56


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Honors & Awards

  • D Magazine - Best Doctors in Hand Surgery
    2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • AAOS Subcommittee on Trauma Evaluation (2001)
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery (2000)
  • American College of Healthcare Executives (2017)
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand (2000-2001)
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand (1999)
  • American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery (2000)
  • Dallas County Medical Society/Texas Medical Association (2013)