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William C. Pederson, MD is an honors graduate of the University of Texas at Austin.  In 1978, he received his MD from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas. He did an internship and residency in surgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio.

Dr. Pederson fine-tuned his medical education with training in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina and was a Christine Kleinert Fellow in Hand Surgery in Louisville, Kentucky.  Following this, he did a one-year fellowship in Microsurgery at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Melbourne, Australia.

On Dr. Pederson’s return to the United States, he was on the faculty at Duke and subsequently the Chief of Plastic Surgery at the U.T. Health Science Center in San Antonio.  He joined Dr. David Green at The Hand Center of San Antonio in 1991.  He is a member of numerous professional organizations, and in recognition of his many contributions to the field, he was elected to the Presidency of the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery in 2006. Dr. Pederson has also served on the Executive Council of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand and is currently Senior Director at Large of the American Association for Hand Surgery.

Dr. Pederson has authored over 50 papers in the peer-reviewed literature and 37 textbook chapters.  He is an editor of the textbook Green’s Operative Hand Surgery, 6th Edition, and serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Hand Surgery and the Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery.  He serves on the Dean’s Advisory Council of the College of Natural Sciences at U.T. Austin and is a consultant to the Texas Medical Board.  He was recently appointed by the state to the Texas Medical Disclosure Panel.

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