Ann Golden, M.D.

Co-director of Combined Hand Surgery Services at Parkland Health and Hospital System; Associate Residency Program Director

  • Orthopaedic Surgery - General Orthopaedics
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand & Wrist Conditions

Biography

Ann Golden, M.D., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at UT Southwestern Medical Center. She specializes in hand and wrist conditions, as well as hand surgery.

Dr. Golden earned her medical degree at UT Southwestern. She completed residencies in general and orthopaedic surgery at Parkland Health & Hospital System and gained advanced training in hand surgery and microsurgery through a fellowship at the Christine M. Kleinert Institute for Hand and Microsurgery.

Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery in general orthopaedic surgery and surgery of the hand, she joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2017.

Dr. Golden is the Co-Director of Combined Hand Surgery Services for the Parkland Health & Hospital System, and she serves as the Associate Residency Program Director for UT Southwestern’s Department of Orthopaedic Surgery.

The author of numerous peer-reviewed articles and abstracts, Dr. Golden frequently delivers presentations of her work. Her research interests include upper extremity trauma and outcomes after elective upper extremity surgery.

Among many other accolades in her career, she received the UTSW Orthopaedic Surgery Department’s Teaching Excellence Award.

Education & Training
  • Residency - Parkland Health and Hospital System (1998-2002), Orthopedic Surgery
  • Fellowship - Christine Kleinert Institute for Hand/Microsurgery (2002-2003), Hand & Microsurgery
  • Residency - Parkland Health and Hospital System (1995-1998), General Surgery
  • Medical School - UT Southwestern Medical School (1991-1995)
Honors & Awards
  • D Magazine Best Doctor 2022
  • Physician of the Month 2010, Floyd Medical Center, Rome, GA
  • Teaching Excellence Award 2006, UT Southwestern, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Books & Publications
Research
  • Risk Factors and Reasons for Emergency Department Visits Within 30 Days of Elective Hand Surgery
  • Effect of Smoking on Short-Term Postoperative Complications After Elective Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Effect of Diabetes and Hemoglobin A1c on Complications Following Elective Hand Surgery
  • Distal Radius Fractures and the Dorsal Spanning Plate in the Management of the Polytraumatized Patient

Clinical Focus

  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand & Wrist Conditions

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