Keith T. Aziz, M.D.

  1. Hand Surgeon
  2. Orthopedic Surgeon

Location

  1. Jacksonville, Florida

Languages

English

Keith T. Aziz, M.D., is a Senior Associate Consultant in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Mayo Clinic in Florida. Dr. Aziz specializes in hand and upper extremity surgery, and has special interests in wrist arthroscopy as well as hand, wrist, forearm, and elbow reconstruction and restoration. He treats all disorders of the hand and upper extremity, including: hand, wrist, forearm, and elbow fractures and nonunions; nerve compression and injuries in the upper extremity; tendinitis and tendon injuries of the hand, wrist, and elbow; arthritis of the hand, wrist, and elbow; sports injuries of the hand, wrist, and elbow; and Dupuytren's contracture.

He earned a bachelor's degree with a double major in chemical engineering and biomedical engineering from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He completed the Doctor of Medicine degree and graduated Alpha Omega Alpha from Howard University College of Medicine in Washington, District of Columbia. Dr. Aziz received his orthopedic surgery training at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, followed by a fellowship in hand, upper extremity, and microvascular surgery at the Mary S. Stern fellowship in Cincinnati, Ohio.

When in medical school, Dr. Aziz served on the honor council and was the vice chair of the honor council during his senior year. He also has served several other leadership positions in medical school and residency — including serving on his medical school class executive board and the resident education committee

Dr. Aziz has a strong interest in translational research, and enjoys using his engineering background to identify new solutions and improvements for clinical problems. He has been the recipient of grant funding from the American Foundation for Surgery of the Hand and the Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation and has authored more than 30 scientific publications and 5 book chapters, and has presented his work at both national and international meetings. Dr. Aziz also has an interest in outreach, and has participated in medical outreach in Ghana.

  1. Arthritis
  2. Carpal tunnel syndrome
  3. Cartilage injury
  4. Contracture
  5. Cubital tunnel syndrome
  6. Dupuytren's contracture
  7. Elbow fracture
  8. Elbow impingement
  9. Elbow instability
  10. Elbow loose body
  11. Finger instability
  12. Fracture
  13. Hand arthritis
  14. Hand injury
  15. Hand mass
  16. Joint instability
  17. Ligament pain
  18. Nerve compression syndrome
  19. Nerve entrapment
  20. Sports injury
  21. Sprain
  22. Sprained finger
  23. Sprained thumb
  24. Strain injury
  25. Stress fracture
  26. Tendinitis
  27. Tendinopathy
  28. Tendinosis
  29. Tenosynovitis
  30. Trigger finger
  31. Wrist instability
  32. Wrist ligament injuries
  33. Wrist pain
  1. Elbow arthroscopy
  2. Elbow dislocation stabilization
  3. Elbow fracture fixation
  4. Elbow ligament reconstruction
  5. Elbow replacement
  6. Elbow replacement revision
  7. Elbow surgery
  8. Finger fusion
  9. Finger joint replacement
  10. Finger ligament reconstruction
  11. Forearm ligament reconstruction
  12. Hand fracture treatment
  13. Hand reconstruction
  14. Hand surgery
  15. Humerus fracture fixation
  16. Wrist arthroscopy
  17. Wrist fracture treatment
  18. Wrist fusion
  19. Wrist ligament reconstruction
  20. Wrist reconstruction
  • Minimally-invasive surgical technique
  • Arthroscopy
  • Wrist, Hand, and Elbow ligament repair or reconstruction
  • Traumatic and posttraumatic hand, wrist, and elbow
  • Reconstructive surgery
  • Nonunion or malunion correction
  • Tendinitis, tendon laceration, and tendon rupture
  • Peripheral nerve injury and compression
  • Wrist, Hand, and Elbow Arthritis
  1. 2021
    Fellowship - Mary S. Stern Hand and Upper Extremity Fellowship University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati Children’s, TriHealth
  2. 2020
    Residency - Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryJohns Hopkins University Hospital
  3. 2016
    Internship - Department of General Surgery and Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryJohns Hopkins University Hospital
  4. 2015
    MD - Doctor of Medicine, Alpha Omega Alpha - Jr. Year - 2014Howard University College of Medicine
  5. 2011
    Masters - Masters of Chemical and Biological Life SciencesUniversity of Maryland, College Park
  6. 2008
    BS - Bachelor of Science in Chemical and Biomedical EngineeringCarnegie Mellon University

Awards and honors

  1. 2020
    ASSH/AFSH Annual Meeting Scholarship Mary S. Stern Hand and Upper Extremity FellowshipUniversity of Cincinnati, Cincinnati Children’s, TriHealth
  2. 2019
    SOA/OREF Resident AwardJohns Hopkins University Hospital
  3. 2019
    ORS 2019 Clinician Scholar Career Development Program Scholarship RecipientJohns Hopkins University Hospital
  4. 2018
    AFSH-HVO Young Surgeon Traveling Fellowship –Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (Kumasi, Ghana)Johns Hopkins University Hospital
  5. 2017
    AAHKS Resident conference scholarshipJohns Hopkins University Hospital
  6. 2017
    ASSH Residents and Fellows Conference Travel ScholarshipJohns Hopkins University Hospital
  7. 2016
    Baltimore Limb Deformity Course Resident Scholarship AwardJohns Hopkins University Hospital
  8. 2015
    Dr. Charles H. Epps Jr. Prize in Orthopaedic Surgery, Physical Medicine, and RehabilitationHoward University College of Medicine
  9. 2015
    Dr. Avram Cooperman Prize for Academic Excellence, Howard University Hospital Department of Surgery, Howard University College of Medicine
  10. 2015
    Professionalism Award, Presented by the Clinical Faculty of Howard University HospitalHoward University College of Medicine
  11. 2015
    Highest Academic Achievement Award, Howard University Hospital Department of Pediatrics and Child HealthHoward University College of Medicine
  12. 2015
    Outstanding Academic Performance Award, Howard University Hospital Department of MedicineHoward University College of Medicine
  13. 2015
    Health Careers Program Opportunity Scholar, Presented by the Office of Medical Education for Excellence in TutoringHoward University College of Medicine
  14. 2015
    Nth Dimensions AAOS Conference Travel AwardHoward University College of Medicine
  15. 2014
    Student Presenter at Surgical Grand Rounds -Topic: Blunt Traumatic Aortic Injury Howard University College of Medicine
  16. 2014
    Trustee Scholarship AwardHoward University College of Medicine
  17. 2014
    Alpha Omega Alpha Howard University College of Medicine
  18. 2014
    Nth Dimensions AAOS Conference Travel AwardHoward University College of Medicine
  19. 2014
    Junior Pediatrics Clerkship Medical Student Chief Howard University College of Medicine
  20. 2013
    Matory-Kiernan Research Scholarship Award- Research Presented at Surgical Grand Rounds Howard University College of Medicine
  21. 2013
    Trustee Scholarship AwardHoward University College of Medicine
  22. 2013
    Howard University College of Medicine Student Council: Outstanding Member of the Year AwardHoward University College of Medicine
  23. 2013
    Junior Surgery Clerkship Medical Student ChiefHoward University College of Medicine
  24. 2013
    J.C. Carr General Scholarship AwardHoward University College of Medicine
  25. 2013
    Nth Dimensions AAOS Conference Travel Award Howard University College of Medicine
  26. 2012
    Trustee Scholarship Award Howard University College of Medicine
  27. 2012
    Nth Dimensions Orthopaedic Summer Internship Award - Preceptor: Joel Boyd, M.D., TRIA Orthopaedics, Bloomington, MN Howard University College of Medicine

Professional memberships

  1. 2017 - 2021
    CandidateAmerican Society for Surgery of the Hand
  2. 2016 - 2018
    ResidentJohns Hopkins Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
  3. 2016 - 2018
    Resident MemberAmerican Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  4. 2016 - 2017
    Resident MemberClinical Orthopaedic Society
  5. 2015 - 2021
    Resident MemberAAOS
  6. 2012 - 2015
    Medical Student RepresentativeHoward University College of Medicine
  7. 2011 - 2021
    MemberJ. Robert Gladden Orthopaedic Society
  8. 2011 - 2015
    MemberAmerican Medical Student Association
  9. 2011 - 2015
    MemberStudent National Medical Association
  10. 2011 - 2015
    MemberAmerican Medical Student Association

Publications