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what do people call a hand specialist

A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clayton Peimer
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
That's the name: Hand care/hand surgery developed as a sub-specialty during the second world war; we have no latin name. Hand surgeons come from orthopaedics, plastic ... Read More
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Dr. Todd Sisto
36 years experience Breast Surgery
"doctor": Most plastic and orthopedic surgeons can do hand surgery. Ps usu better for soft tissue; ortho for joints. Wrist, esp arthroscopy usu done by drs that ... Read More
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
38 years experience Dentistry
Orthopaedist: Specializing in hands, wrist...Also called an hand surgeon.
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Rheumatologist: Is one of the specialists, others would include: orthopedic hand specialist , physical medicine and rehab.
Dr. Chan Hwang
26 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Rheumatologist: The specialist you are describing is a rheumatologist, an expert in arthritis and related disorders.
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A female asked:
Dr. Stephen Gold
Specializes in Family Medicine
Call PCP for appt.: As a PCP, I feel as if I am better suited to treat this. It is not clear to me that this is a breast issue and may be a waste of time to see the othe ... Read More
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Dr. Charles Lockhart
8 years experience Dentistry
General dentist: You need an evaluation by a general dentist to determine if the boil is gum related or tooth related. If a specialist is required, the general dentist ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Reyna
43 years experience Pediatric Surgery
Yes: Depending on the type, location, and chronicity of pain, a hand specialist would be advisable.
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eon Shin
Dr. Eon Shin answered
19 years experience Hand Surgery
Hand surgeon.: A hand surgeon can determine whether a burn injury should be treated non-operatively or whether it may need skin grafts. Ultimately, a hand surgeon ca ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: He won't order an MRI because he believes it has no diagnostic value in your situation. If the first EMG was normal, there is no reason to retest. Bac ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Hopefully helpful: Usually a back specialist is an ortopaedic surgeon or neurosugeon who specializes in back disorders. There are other specialists who do non op care s ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Back: Orthopedic surgeon.
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Dr. Michael Miller
35 years experience Wound care
A Doctor: All of us are trained to evaluate lymph nodes. Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria . Lymph no ... Read More
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