Dr. Suhail Mithani grew up in northeastern Maryland. He graduated from MIT where he obtained degrees in Biology and Chemical Engineering. He received his medical degree from the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine where he was inducted in the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society. He completed a residency in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Johns Hopkins and a fellowship in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery at Duke prior to joining the North Carolina Orthopaedic Clinic.

He treats all conditions of the hand, wrist, and forearm and performs nerve and soft tissue reconstructive procedures all over the body. He is an Associate Professor at Duke in both Plastic and Orthopaedic Surgery, and serves as the Vice Chief of Plastic Surgery.

Dr. Mithani is actively engaged in research on the processes of shared doctor-patient decision making and has published extensively on disorders of the hand, upper extremity, and reconstructive surgery.  

Dr. Mithani lives in Durham with his wife, a Thoracic surgeon at Duke, and 2 daughters. He enjoys cycling and is an avid football fan.

Specialty Reference: Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery