John J. Faillace, MD, FAAOS
Dr. Faillace is an orthopedic hand surgeon treating both adults and children for all conditions of the hand, wrist and elbow such as carpal tunnel syndrome and trigger finger as well as traumatic injuries, congenital abnormalities of the hand and rheumatoid arthritis. He recently earned his Subspecialty Certificate in Hand surgery, making him the only surgeon in more than a 33 mile radius with this distinction.
Dr. Faillace performs non-surgical treatments for Dupuytren's Contracture and minimally invasive wrist arthroscopy. He has several patents including a memory metal staple for limited wrist fusion, bone replacement at the base of the thumb and arthroscopic suture passing instruments. He has also been involved in the development of a new implant for intraosseos fixation in the upper limb.
Dr. Faillace started serving Waco full time in 2007 after 14 years in the US Army. His practice, Wrist & Hand Center of Waco, newly opened as a solo practice in January 2014. He graduated from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and completed residency training in El Paso, moving on to fellowship in the Baltimore-Washington area.