Dr. Alex Meyers
Dr. Alex Meyers
Surgery - Hand Surgery
I specialize in
Surgery - Hand Surgery
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I am located at
13421 Old Meridian St
Carmel , IN 46032
Carmel , IN 46032
13914 E State Rd 238
Fishers , IN 46037
639 S Walker St
Bloomington , IN 47403
Accepted Insurance Plans
Anthem BlueCross BlueShield
Sagamore Health Network
I was educated and trained at
Medical / Graduate School
Indiana University School of Medicine
Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction at the Elbow
Failed Ulna Resection
Current Opinion in Orthopaedics
Leg Length Discrepancy in Unilateral Congenital Clubfoot Following Surgical Treatment.
The Iowa Orthopaedic Journal
Salvage Reconstruction with Vascularized Fibular Strut Graft Fusion using a Posterior Approach in the Treatment of Severe Spondylolisthesis
Leg length discrepancy in unilateral congenital clubfoot following surgical treatment.
Iowa Orthop J., 24:60-4 (2004)
Renal xenotransplantation of allosensitized patients: are baboon lymphocytes suitable crossmatch targets?
Transplant. Proc., Jun;26(3):1079 (1994)
Renal allograft preservation: a comparison of University of Wisconsin solution and of hypothermic continuous pulsatile perfusion.
Clin Transplant., Apr;8(2 Pt 1):97-100 (1994)
Is total lymphoid irradiation preparation indicated in pediatric renal transplantation?
Transplant. Proc., Feb;26(1):15-6 (1994)
Total lymphoid irradiation in clinical renal transplantation--results in 73 patients.
Transplant. Proc., Jun;23(3):2033-4 (1991)
The relevance of more sensitive ancillary crossmatch techniques in predicting early cadaver renal graft outcome.
Transpl. Int., Jun;4(2):77-81 (1991)
Microscopic polyarteritis--a treatable cause of rapidly progressive renal failure due to necrotising glomerulonephritis.
S. Afr. Med. J., Mar;77(5):254-9 (1990)
Total lymphoid irradiation in kidney transplantation.
Transplant. Proc., Dec;21(6):3953-4 (1989)
Renal transplantation in black South Africans: the Baragwanath experience.
Transplant. Proc., Feb;21(1 Pt 2):2010-1 (1989)
Total lymphoid irradiation--current status.
Transplant. Proc., Feb;21(1 Pt 1):826-8 (1989)
Mycobacterial infections in recipients of kidney allografts. A seventeen-year experience.
Acta Med Port., 1(1):51-7 (1988 Jan-Feb)
The value of Swan-Ganz catheterization and volume loading in preventing renal failure in patients undergoing abdominal aneurysmectomy.
Clin. Nephrol., Dec;28(6):272-6 (1987)
Renal retransplantation. The Johannesburg Hospital experience.
S. Afr. Med. J., Jun;71(12):752-4 (1987)
[Paediatric cadaver renal donors at Johannesburg Hospital].
S Afr J Surg., Mar;25(1):24-6 (1987)
Wide field low-dose total lymphoid irradiation in clinical kidney transplantation.
Transplant. Proc., Feb;19(1 Pt 3):1974-7 (1987)
Outcome of renal transplants with impaired renal function at 6 months.
S. Afr. Med. J., Jan;71(2):71-2 (1987)
Here are some of my top insights
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I have a ganglion cyst in the palm of my left hand. It doesn't bother me nor is it painful. Should i worry about it or leave it be? In brief: CystSee 1 more answer
Most bumps in the palm should be left alone if they are not painful or limiting motion.GANGLION CYST
Can i dye my hair 3 days before my carpal tunnel release surgery? In brief: YesCARPAL TUNNEL RELEASE CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME SURGERY
No issues here.
My wife delivered a baby 4 month ago & now her wrist hurts when she move it a certain way. Her friend told her it's because her delivery. Is it normal? In brief: Wrist painSee 1 more answer
Wrist pain worsened with certain motions in a 4 month post partum female makes me think of a form of tendonitis called dequervains tenosynovitis.
This leads to wrist pain at the base of the thumb. If so splints can help, nsaids can help , cortisone can help.WRIST PAIN POST PARTUM FEMALE HEALTH
Is it normal for my hand to be swollen after hand surgery? In brief: Hand swellingHAND SURGERY HAND SURGEON SURGERYSee 2 more answers
Hand swelling after hand surgery is very common.
Had hand surgery on palmer crease, cut reopened after stitches removed, how to care for and exercise hand now, also how long before fully functional? In brief: Hand woundEXERCISE OR PHYSICAL ACTIVITY HAND SURGEON HAND SURGERY INCISION INCISION SURGERYSee 1 more answer
It is not unusual for palm incisions to "gap".
Normal to have numbness in your breast with carpal tunnel syndrome? In brief: CtsSee 1 more answer
No. Typically causes numbness in thumb, index, and long fingers.
Ache in hand and possibly firearm/arm.CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME NUMBNESS OR TINGLING FEMALE HEALTH
Can there be anything i can do to relieve carpal tunnel syndrome? In brief: CTSSee 3 more answers
Nsaids. Therapy. Splints. Cortisone injection. Surgery.CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME
Can carpal tunnel syndrome from playing the piano? In brief: CTSSee 1 more answer
Yes. Anything that can lead to flexortenosynovitis (swelling about the flexor tendons) could potentially lead to carpal tunnel syndrome.CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME
Which options do I have to treat carpal tunnel syndrome? In brief: CTSSee 1 more answer
Nsaids. Splints. Therapy.
Activity modification. Cortisone injection. Surgery.CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME
Does it happen that people get relief from carpal tunnel syndrome by massage therapy? In brief: CTSCARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME MASSAGESee 1 more answer
Carpal tunnel syndrome can be caused by swelling about the flexor tendons at the wrist.