Dr. Aileen Shieu

Hand Surgery
San Mateo , CA
20 years experience female

About

Bio

Dr. Shieu has clinical and surgical expertise in the management of musculoskeletal and neurovascular conditions of the hand and wrist in children and adults. Common conditions treated include, but are not limited to, carpal tunnel syndrome, trigger finger, arthritis, fractures in the fingers and wrist, tendon injuries and nerve injuries.

Specialties
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Hand Surgery

Licenses

United States: California

Doctor Q&A

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3 Agrees
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aileen Shieu
20 years experience Hand Surgery
2-3 months: After a TFC repair, it takes about 6 weeks for the healing to be complete (assuming you were casted after surgery). Then you need to go through therap ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aileen Shieu
20 years experience Hand Surgery
4-8 weeks: It takes 4-8 weeks for finger fractures to heal. Once they have healed, your fingers will likely be stiff. You should be guided in some finger exercis ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aileen Shieu
20 years experience Hand Surgery
Depends: If you are still healing your fracture, it will be difficult to do upper body strengthening. You can wear weighted wrist bands and do some strengtheni ... Read More
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Dec 24, 2011
Very well trained and knowledgable with solid judgement
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Shieu is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Shieu is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you. Son in jail- arm cast supposed to come off last week but jail is procrastinating. Fingers are turning gray. Trying to advocate for him.
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Thanks for your quick reply! I was told once the nerve is damaged after rotator cuff surgery
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

New York Medical College, NY
Graduated 2001MD

Residency

St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital, NY
Completed 2006

Affiliations

American Society For Surgery Of The Hand
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