Dr. Sean Griggs M.D.


University of Louisville School of Medicine and Brown University, Rhode Island Hospital


University of Houston

Board Certified:

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery


Hand, Wrist, Elbow, Shoulder, and Workers’ Compensation

Specialty Certification:

Certificate of Added Qualification in Hand Surgery , 2004
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2000
National Board of Medical Examiners, 1991

Dr. Griggs is board-certified in orthopedic surgery and hand surgery. Dr. Griggs completed his medical degree from The University of Louisville in Kentucky. After medical school, he completed his orthopedic residency at Brown University in Rhode Island. Following residency, he completed a hand and micro fellowship at the University of Houston in Texas and an additional Shoulder and Elbow fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania.

Dr. Griggs specializes in surgical and conservative management of injuries and conditions of the shoulder, elbow and hands. This includes fracture care of the clavicle, shoulder, elbow, forearm, wrist and hand, along with trauma and chronic arthritis conditions. Dr. Griggs specializes in arthroscopic shoulder surgery for rotator cuff tears and shoulder instability. Other common conditions he treats are lateral epicondylitis, elbow arthritis and nerve compressions such as carpal tunnel and cubital tunnel. Dr. Griggs specializes in workers’ compensation patients and completed his Level II Accreditation with the State of Colorado.

Dr. Griggs enjoys include taking his children skiing, biking and wake surfing.

Shoulder and Elbow Surgery Fellowship:

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania February, 1998-July 1998

Hand and Micro Surgery Fellowship:

University of Texas, Houston, Texas, 1997-1998

Orthopaedic Surgery Residency:

Rhode Island Hospital, Brown University, 1992-1996
Internship Rhode Island Hospital Brown University, 1991-1992

Medical School:

University of Louisville School of Medicine, 1987-1991


Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, 1982-1986