J. William Mathewson, M.D. - Hand, Wrist & Elbow Surgeon
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Meet J. William Mathewson, M.D.

Dr. John William Mathewson, board certified by the American Board of Surgery, received his Doctorate of Medicine from St. George’s University School of Medicine in Grenada where he was inducted into the International Honor Society and graduated in the top 5% of his class. After his Chief Residency in General Surgery at York Hospital in York, Pennsylvania, he pursued a fellowship in hand and microsurgery at the University of Minnesota and trained at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester in advanced microsurgical techniques.

Dr. Mathewson prides himself in his approachable, competent and holistic approach to patient care. Providing his patients with cutting edge technology that allows for minimal disruption to their lives, Dr. Mathewson excels in all hand, wrist, and elbow procedures and has performed thousands of procedures including carpal tunnel correction, cubital tunnel release, fractures, wrist arthroscopy, and De Quervain’s release.

Dr. Mathewson also served as team physician for three local soccer clubs in San Antonio. He is an outdoors enthusiast who loves being active in such sports as soccer, skiing, scuba diving and he enjoys traveling and spending time with his family.

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Do you have pressure on your wrists? Many people have symptoms of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome without knowing it. Find out how the condition is caused and what treatment you’ll receive from Atlanta Hand Specialists for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.

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Wrist & Hand Fracture

If you have shooting pain in your hand or wrist, you may have a wrist or hand fracture. Fracturing, or breaking, the bones in the wrist or hand is extremely easy because of their size and structure. Read on to learn how wrist and hand fractures are treated by Dr. Patel and the Atlanta Hand Specialists.

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Trigger Finger

Trigger finger is caused by stressing the tendons and getting your thumb or finger stuck in the bent position. Inflammation and localized pressure are common signs for trigger finger. Seek treatment from the Atlanta Hand Specialists about trigger finger and your treatment options available.

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Ganglion Cyst

Tender lumps found on the hand or wrist can be a cyst. Ganglion Cysts are commonly filled with fluid, and form because of tendon or joint irritation. Find out more about how Ganglion Cysts are treated by the specialists at Atlanta Hand Specialist.

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