Odessa native, Brian Sager, MD, has joined Abilene Bone and Joint as their newest surgeon. As a hand specialist, Dr. Sager will be the first, and only, fellowship trained hand and upper extremity surgeon in the Big Country.
“Having Dr. Sager as part of the Abilene Bone and Joint surgical team brings a depth of specialized services unique for a mid-market community like Abilene. Those who are in need of concentrated hand orthopedic surgery will be able to stay in Abilene for the surgery therefore eliminating travel and related expenses when seeing a specialist in larger markets like Dallas or Houston,” explains Dr. Shannon Cooke, managing partner of Abilene Bone and Joint.
A graduate of Dallas’ University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dr. Sager completed his Hand and Upper Extremity Fellowship under the director of renowned Martin Posner, MD of the New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases in New York City.
The uniqueness of having Dr. Sager in Abilene and the Big Country offers many non-surgical and minimally invasive surgical treatment options for one’s hand, wrist, elbow pain. Whether a patient may have arthritis in their hands or an acute hand, wrist, elbow injury, Dr. Sager can help diagnose and treat the patient complaint to get them back to their respective activities.
“I’m thankful to be in Abilene and a member of the Abilene Bone and Joint surgical group. The group’s reputation in the 15-county area was one of the most impressive things that led me to interview with them, coupled with a return to my native Texas. I really feel like my specialty training will be a tremendous asset for the region.” states Dr. Sager.
A newlywed, Dr. Sager and his physical therapist wife, are both eager to make Abilene home. In his spare time, Dr. Sager enjoys outdoor activities and traveling. Dr. Sager is currently accepting patients.
For more than 40 years, Abilene Bone and Joint has provided medical care to Abilene and the 15-county region. Leaders within their respective areas of specialty, the seven members of surgical team of Abilene Bone and Joint prides themselves on having one of the lowest wound healing infection rates in the state. Committed to a simple goal of treating orthopedic problems, the highly respected surgeons have one goal in mind – returning patients to an active lifestyle; regardless if the goal encompasses competitive collegiate sports or simply walking the neighborhood.