Born and raised in Galveston, Texas; Gary Fairchild graduated from The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) in 1993 with a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy. Realizing the tremendous learning opportunities, he began his practice at the inpatient rehabilitation center at UTMB. In 1997, he accepted a position at Christus Spohn Memorial Hospital, and moved to Corpus Christi. For the next seven years Gary treated patients with orthopedic and neurologic trauma. In 2006, his unique experience prepared him to become the Director of Hand Therapy Services at Humphal Physical Therapy. For the next twelve years, Gary served the Corpus Christi community, treating patients with orthopedic and neurologic hand injuries. he specializes in fabricating custom splints for patients with tendon repairs, ligamentous sprains, repetative stress injuries, and crebral vascular accidents. After twenty-four years of practicing as an Occupational Therapist, he is both excited and humbled to begin the next step in his career as a private practice owner. Fairchild Occupational Therapy, LLC welcomes new and previous handy therapy patients. Gary is dedicated to providing excellent care and continuing to serve his community. Gary Fairchild, OTR; and his beautiful wife, Melanie Fairchild, are the proud parents of twins. They both look forward to the adventures ahead.