About Dr. Cobb
certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Dr. Tyson Cobb, certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, began his career at the Texas Tech School of Medicine. After graduating, he simultaneously completed his surgical residency and earned his MS in Biomedical Sciences at the renowned Mayo Clinic. Following these accomplishments, he obtained further expertise with a Fellowship in Hand, Upper Extremity and Microvascular Surgery at the University of Texas. He then relocated to the Davenport and Quad Cities area in 2000 to join an orthopaedic practice, where he served as the Director of the Hand and Upper Extremity Center. After almost 20 years, he has decided to open his own specialized practice, the Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist and Hand Center of Excellence with locations in Davenport and Clinton.
Dr. Cobb is frequently invited to lecture and instruct skilled surgeons from around the globe in the techniques and technology he has devoted his career to learning and developing. He is a member of several organizations, including the American Association for Hand Surgery, American Society for Surgery of the Hand, American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, American Society for Peripheral Nerve, and International Wrist Arthroscopy Society, where he has held the office of President. Dr. Cobb has been awarded for his work over the years for his presentations and research, and was even awarded “One of the best Hand and Upper Extremity Surgeons in America” in 2011, as well as the “Orthopedic Surgeon to Know” in 2018 by Becker’s Healthcare Review.
Dr. Cobb believes there’s no such thing as too much of a good thing in terms of results, so he continues to utilize his extensive training to develop state-of-the-art medical devices designed to reduce downtime and maximize benefits. This combination of technique and technology is the cornerstone of his patient-centered philosophy. With the assistance of specialists at the American Hand Institute, he has successfully earned patents on several minimally invasive surgical apparatuses with additional devices in the process of securing approval. Recognizing the widespread need for advanced treatment, he also travels the globe training other leading professionals in the use of his innovations, helping patients at home and around the world achieve a greater quality of life faster, safer, and easier than ever.