Dr. Troum has dedicated his practice to the specialty of hand and upper extremity surgery and is the director of the Hand Center at Texas Orthopedic Specialists, P.A. in Bedford, TX.
Born in New York, Dr. Troum grew up in Greensboro, North Carolina. He went to college at Emory University in Atlanta, GA and graduated with a B.S. degree in biology. He attended medical school at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC. From there, Dr. Troum completed a residency in general surgery at Mercer University in Macon, GA and returned to Wake Forest for an orthopedic fellowship in hand & upper extremity surgery. He is board certified in Surgery of the Hand by the American Board of Surgery. Dr. Troum is also an active member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS).
Dr. Troum has been in private practice since 1997 and has been in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area since 2000. He remains active academically as an Associate Clinical Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at the University of North Texas. He has published many journal articles and book chapters on topics including arthroscopy, vascular disease, hand infections, replantation, tumors, congenital shoulder dislocation, and various subjects in general surgery. He is a consulting reviewer for the Journal of Hand Surgery and has lectured widely on various topics both locally and nationally. Dr. Troum has appeared as a medical expert in the media and serves as a hand consultant for several high school athletic programs through the Sports Medicine Center at Texas Orthopedic Specialists, P.A.. Dr. Troum was honored by the Texas State Legislature when he received an honorary commission as Surgeon General of Texas in April 2004.