December 5, 2018
- Fellowship - UT Southwestern Medical Center (2016-2017), Hand Surgery
- Residency - University of Texas Medical Branch (2010-2016), Plastic Surgery
- Medical School - University of Kansas School of Medicine (2006-2010)
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Shelby Lies, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Plastic Surgery at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He
specializes in hand surgery using minimally invasive techniques.
Dr. Lies earned his medical degree at the University of Kansas School of Medicine and completed a residency in plastic and reconstructive surgery at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. He received advanced training in hand surgery and pediatric hand surgery through fellowships at UT Southwestern and Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, respectively.
Dr. Lies is a diplomate of the American Board of Plastic Surgery, with a subspecialty certificate in surgery of the hand. He is certified in MicroAire endoscopic carpal tunnel release, advances and best practices in upper extremity nerve repair, as well as certified for daVinci robotic surgery.
In addition to minimally invasive hand surgery, Dr. Lies also has a special interest in cosmetic, facial, breast, and body surgery.
Dr. Lies is a double board certified plastic surgeon and hand surgeon and Assistant Professor in the Department of Plastic Surgery at UT Southwestern Medical Center.
He operates at UT Southwestern’s Outpatient Surgery Center and William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital, and has the privilege of providing comprehensive reconstructive care for veterans at the Dallas VA Medical Center.
As a UT Southwestern fellowship-trained plastic surgeon, Dr. Lies’ specialty is in minimally invasive hand and wrist surgery, including endoscopic and arthroscopic techniques. His intensive training enables him to perform cutting-edge nerve surgery, and provide treatment of advanced wrist pathology to restore hand and wrist functionality so that patients can achieve a high quality of life and increased freedom of movement.
He works with patients who are experiencing hand or wrist problems such as pain from arthritis, numbness or tingling, and trauma. He also offers a spectrum of reconstructive and cosmetic surgery on the face, breast, abdomen, and extremities for those who hope to achieve improved form or function.
Dr. Lies is a talented artist and enjoys drawing and painting. He utilizes these skills in all aspects of designing and performing surgery. His related interests include 3-D printing and bio-prosthetics.