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Carlton Fernandes, MD

About Carlton Fernandes, MD

Carlton Fernandes, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon at Ortho Central's Hand Center who specializes in upper extremity treatment. Receiving his undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame and medical degree from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, Dr. Fernandes later completed his residency at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. His pursuit of advanced expertise led him to Loyola University Chicago Medical Center, where he completed a fellowship in hand and upper extremity surgery.

Dr. Fernandes' commitment to excellence is evident through his accolades. He was honored with the Harold Sofield Traveling Fellowship, which took him to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam during his fellowship year to treat patients and provide insightful lectures. His dedication to medicine has also been recognized through his induction into the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society and the Gold Humanism Honor Society.

Dr. Fernandes chose the field of hand surgery to empower patients to get back to what they love doing.

Special interests:

  • Carpal and Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • Dupuytren’s Contracture
  • Fracture fixation
  • Hand and wrist arthritis
  • Ligament sprains and tears
  • Tendon injuries/tendonitis
  • Wide awake hand surgery
  • Wrist arthroscopy

Patients of Dr. Fernandes can expect a healthcare provider filled with empathy, patience, respect, and honesty. Committed to listening to the needs of his patients, Dr. Fernandes promises to guide each individual through their recovery journey.

Outside the clinic, Dr. Fernandes is an outdoor enthusiast and fitness advocate. He enjoys running, working out and hiking, often accompanied by his Alaskan Malamute, Leo. Dr. Fernandes also has a passion for traveling and discovering new horizons.

  • Medical School
  • University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
  • Residency
  • University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
  • Fellowship
  • Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery Loyola University Medical Center