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Thomas Hunt, MD

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Clinical Interests:

Hand, Wrist, and Forearm Injuries and Disorders
Ligament disruptions
Fractures, dislocations, mal-unions/non-unions
Dupuytren's disease and joint contractures
Tendon injuries
Avascular necrosis and Kienböck's disease
Nerve injury and compression
Tumors and ganglion cysts

Languages Spoken:


Patients Treated:

Young Adults


An academic and clinical leader, Dr. Thomas Hunt is the Vice President & Chief Physician Executive for Musculoskeletal Services at Lee Health. He is an internationally renowned sports hand, wrist, and forearm surgeon who has served as a team physician and consultant for numerous colleges and professional sports organizations nationwide. Dr. Hunt is a senior advisor to the NFL and its Musculoskeletal Committee, a designated second opinion physician for the NBA and NBA player's association, and a member of the Titleist Performance Institute's Medical Advisory Board.

Whether treating an elite athlete with a wrist dislocation, an avid golfer with thumb arthritis, or a violinist with Dupuytren's disease, Dr. Hunt and his team are passionate about keeping patients active in their lives. They focus on providing individualized and patient-centered orthopedic care, resulting in a rapid, predictable, and effective return to even the highest-level of activity.

In 2024, Palm Beach Media Group recognized Dr. Hunt as one of Southwest Florida’s top doctors from Lee Physician Group. His achievements reflect the high level of care LPG providers offer every day at Lee Health, your community-owned health system. It’s the excellence you expect from providers that live, work, and care for patients right here at home.

Meet the Doctor

Education & Training

Medical School:

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN


Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN


Orthopedic Surgery, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS


Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification(s):

Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery with a Subspecialty Certificate in Surgery of the Hand from the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery.

Graduate School:

Doctor of Science in Healthcare Leadership, University of Alabama School of Health Professions, Birmingham, AL