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Douglas T. Hutchinson, M.D.Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Doug Hutchinson, Professor in the Department of Orthopaedics, specializes in hand and microvascular surgery. Dr. Hutchinson currently serves as the hand fellowship director at the University of Utah and chief of Hand Surgery at Primary Children’s Medical Center, the Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and Shriners Intermountain Hospital. He also holds an adjunct appointment in the Departments of Bioengineering and Physical Therapy. Dr. Hutchinson’s clinical interests include pediatric and congenital hand surgery, surgery of the wrist and elbow, and all hand problems in all ages including Dupuytren's(Collagenase injections and needle aponeurotomy), Rheumatoid deformities, and sports related injuries. Dr Hutchinson has practice locations at the University Orthopaedic Center, University of Utah, Primary Children's Hospital, Intermountain Shriner's, Salt Lake Veteran's Hospital and also travels monthly to St George, Utah for clinic and surgery at Dixie Regional Medical Center. He trained at Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, completed residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia and fellowship at the Raymond M. Curtis National Hand Center in Baltimore.


Board Certification & Academic Information

Academic Departments
Orthopaedics - Primary
Pediatrics - Adjunct

Education History

  • Fellowship
    Hand & Upper Extremity/Microvascular - Union Memorial Hospital (Fellow)
    Orthopaedic Surgery - Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (Resident)
  • Internship
    General Surgery - Medical Center of Delaware (Intern)
    Medicine - Jefferson Medical College (M.D.)
  • Undergraduate
    Engineering - University of Michigan (B.S.)

Research Interests

  • Radius Fractures
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Neuroprosthetics
  • Pediatric/Congenital Hand
  • Congenital Trigger Thumb
  • Syndactyly

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Patient Comments

  • Very concerned for my well being answered all my questions and addressed my concerns.
  • Dr Hutchinson is Phenomenal!! Wouldn't go anywhere else, have total confidence in his work.
  • Dr Hutchinson is very knowledgable, kind & professional. I would highly recommend him to anyone who might need his services.