Jason R. Somogyi, MD
Hand, Elbow, and Shoulder Surgery
Jason Somogyi, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon and fellowship-trained in hand, elbow, and shoulder surgery. He specializes in comprehensive upper extremity care and has a special interest in minimally invasive endoscopic carpal tunnel surgery and all fractures of the upper extremity.
Dr. Somogyi grew up in Illinois, where he excelled as a three-sport athlete and graduated valedictorian of his high school. He continued his education and athletic pursuits while attending Illinois Wesleyan University on scholarship. He earned academic all-conference honors in varsity soccer, served as President of his chapter of the National Biologic Honor Society, and graduated with honors with a double major in biology and psychology. He pursued his interest in medicine attending the Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine in Chicago, where he served on the executive board of the Medical Student Union and as managing editor of the publication Vital Signs. This is where he not only developed his passion for orthopedic surgery, but also met his wife, Marie. He was thrilled to continue his training at the world-renowned University of Chicago, where he was honored to be presented the Chief Resident Leadership and Education Award by his colleagues. He was recruited to continue his specialty training in hand and upper extremity surgery at the University of Chicago under the guidance of some of the most respected hand surgeons in the nation. Dr. Somogyi was then selected amongst an international pool of applicants for a prestigious AO Trauma fellowship at the historic Eberhard Karls University of Tubingen, Germany. Most recently, Dr. Somogyi had the honor of providing comprehensive upper extremity care to soldiers, veterans, and their families at the Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center at Fort Hood, Texas.
Dr. Somogyi has a passion for education and service. He has published his research and presented his work on the care of the upper extremity at national meetings. He serves as a reviewer for the Journal of Hand surgery and facilitated the Occupational Therapist Upper Extremity training program at Fort Hood. He has volunteered his time and expertise on several medical missions including trips to El Salvador, Vietnam, and work at the National Children’s Hospital in Lima, Peru. Dr. Somogyi is also an active member of the teaching faculty of Dell Medical School’s Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program where he is working to advance the field of musculoskeletal care and training the next generation of physicians and surgeons.
Dr. Somogyi believes in a personalized, patient-center approach to care. Utilizing his expertise, he will work with you to achieve the best outcome for your orthopedic needs. Dr. Somogyi has recently been named by his peers as a 2021 Austin Monthly Top Doctor.
In his free time, Dr. Somogyi enjoys spending time with his wife, family, and friends. He is an avid traveler, a fan of all sports, and enjoys exploring new restaurants.
- Undergraduate Education:
- Illinois Wesleyan University
- Medical School:
- Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine in Chicago
- Orthopedic Surgery, University of Chicago
- Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery, University of Chicago; AO Hand Trauma, Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen, Germany