Brent Pickrell, MD, is a fellowship-trained hand surgeon at Los Angeles Orthopedic Surgery Specialists. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Texas at Austin where he earned a degree in finance from the McCombs School of Business. He then matriculated to Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas on a 4-year full-tuition scholarship and graduated with honors. Dr. Pickrell completed his 6-year integrated plastic surgery residency at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Pickrell subsequently completed an orthopedic hand fellowship at Harvard Medical School focusing on complex reconstruction of the hand, wrist, and forearm.
Dr. Pickrell received numerous accolades during his surgical training, including the Harvard Plastic Surgery Resident Teacher of the Year Award, and was a 4-time recipient of the Harvard Academic Achievement Award for earning the highest national inservice exam score. He currently has over 30 peer-reviewed publications and book chapters and remains involved in select research endeavors.
Dr. Pickrell enjoys treating all aspects of hand and upper extremity pathology, including injuries and disorders of the bones, tendons, ligaments, vessels, nerves, and soft tissues. At LAOSS, he uniquely offers office-based surgery for common hand ailments, including trigger finger, carpal tunnel syndrome, and others. Dr. Pickrell prioritizes patient education and aims to treat all of his patients as if they were his own family members.
In his spare time, Dr. Pickrell enjoys spending time with his wife and 2 children. He is also an avid golfer.
Dr. Pickrell is available to see patients in East LA, Santa Fe Springs, Wilshire, and Tarzana.