Treatment & Services
- Bone Marrow Concentrate (BMC)
- Elbow Joint Replacement
- Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
- Elbow Replacement
- Elbow Surgery
- Finger Joint Replacement
- Hand and Arm Reconstruction
- Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
- Hand Reconstruction
- Hand Surgery
- Joint Injections
- Joint Preservation
- Joint Preservation Center
- Joint Replacement
- Minimally Invasive Surgery
- Nerve Biopsy
- Nerve Transfers For Injury/tumor
- Orthopaedic Surgery
- Percutaneous Treatments
- Regenerative Medicine
- Shoulder Arthroscopy
- Shoulder Instability Repairs
- Shoulder Joint Replacement
- Shoulder Reconstruction
- Shoulder Replacement
- Shoulder Surgery
- Sports Medicine
- Stem Cell Therapy
- Surgery Of The Hand And Wrist
- Tendon Reconstruction
- Wrist Reconstruction
- Wrist Replacement
- Wrist Surgery
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Broken Bones
- Calcification Tendinitis
- Elbow Pain & Injury
- Elbow Problems
- Hand and Wrist Arthritis
- Hand and Wrist Injuries
- Hand Problems
- Hand Related Sports Injuries
- Ligament Strains/Tears
- Muscle Aches/Pain
- Nerve Compression of the Hand
- Nerve Injuries
- Nerve Injuries Of The Shoulder
- Peripheral Nerve Disorders
- Rheumatoid Arthritis: How to Treat
- Shoulder Arthritis
- Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
- Shoulder Infection
- Shoulder Injuries
- Shoulder Injuries in Baseball
- Shoulder Instability
- Shoulder Pain
- Shoulder Paralysis
- Shoulder Problems
- Tennis Elbow (lateral epicondylitis)
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center
Winston-Salem, NC USA
Fellowship - Toronto Western Hospital
Toronto, ON Canada
Residency - University of Toronto
Toronto, ON Canada
Medical School - University of Toronto
Toronto, ON Canada
Graduate - University of Toronto
Internship - Toronto General Hospital
Medical School - University of Calgary
Undergraduate - Harvard University
Cambridge, MA USA
- Orthopaedic Surgery
Elbow, hand and shoulder surgery, including joint replacement, arthroscopy, tendon and nerve repair, upper extremity sports related injuries
Awards & Honors
- America's Top Physicians, Orthopaedic Surgery
Innovations & Patents
- Invention: Universal carpal tunnel guide - making carpal tunnel release surgery easier, safer and allows a mini open incision
Research & Publications
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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.
As of 6/12/2017, Dr. Evans has reported the financial relationships with the companies listed below. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.
Consulting and/or Speaking. Dr. Evans receives fees of $5,000 or more per year as a paid consultant, speaker or member of an advisory committee for the following companies:
- Zimmer, Inc.
- Nutek Orthopaedics
- AxoGen, Inc.
Royalty Payments. Dr. Evans receives or has the right to receive royalty payments for inventions or discoveries commercialized through the companies shown below:
- Weber Orthopedic, Inc.
- Biomet, Inc.
Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.
* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.
225 Patient Satisfaction Reviews
The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.
Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.8|
|Knows Medical History||4.6|
|Time Spent with Patient||4.7|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.8|
8 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Apr 26, 2018
Dr. fully explained what to expect from treatment.
Reviewed on Apr 3, 2018
I was referred to Dr. Evans by a close friend because she thought he did awesome work with his surgeries and was very friendly, kind and very thorough in his explaining of the surgical procedures. I found all of that to be true! My husband sees him for his arthritis and I have referred 2 of my friends to him, which one of them has already had both carpal tunnel surgeries with him. Very happy with him!
Reviewed on Mar 29, 2018
it was very difficult to get an appointment with Dr. Evans, but once I had one, the care was outstanding.
Reviewed on Mar 13, 2018
Dr. Evans is very professional. I am able to see him if I need to. No problem getting an appointment, contrary to other areas. Dr. Evans is a caring, understanding and listens to your needs.
Reviewed on Jan 18, 2018
Very happy with Dr. Evans diagnosis and plan for thumb reconstruction; excellent results so far.
Reviewed on Dec 12, 2017
reviewed visual representation of possible joint replacement, discussed concerns about exacerbation of my arthritis . Good review of options with no pressure for surgical solutions
Reviewed on Dec 12, 2017
Never saw the dr. that did my surgery!
Reviewed on May 23, 2017
He has a very good bedside manner. Cares deeply about his patients and makes sure they understand everything about their treatment before he does it. Surgery is never his first recommendation if he can help it. He takes his time to answer your questions.
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