Timothy Niacaris, M.D., Ph.D. earned dual doctoral degrees from The University of Texas at Southwestern Medical School, did his residency at the University of California in San Diego, and then completed advanced training through a prestigious fellowship with the Curtis National Hand Center in Baltimore. He is a sought-after specialist in minimally invasive surgery, notably the Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release. His experience includes training hundreds of surgeons and residents on minimally invasive hand surgery procedures.
Considered an expert in distal radius fractures, Dr. Niacaris has led industry design and development teams for implants, including a distal radius plate he designed. Before joining Fulcrum, he served as chief of hand surgery for a Level I Trauma Center. He is also an Associate Professor of Medical Education at Texas Christian University, and has been the principal orthopedic surgeon for the drivers and pit crews of NASCAR at the Texas Motor Speedway since 2013.
Originally from Chicago, Dr. Niacaris spent his undergraduate years in sunny Riverside, CA. These days, he enjoys soaking up the Texas sun while wakeboarding, boating, and spending time with his wife and two young children.