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What type of doctor should I see for a ganglion cyst?

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Dr. Todd Sisto
Breast Surgery
4 doctors agree

In brief: Hand surgeon

Plastic surgeon or ortho.

In brief: Hand surgeon

Plastic surgeon or ortho.
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Dr. Ellen Wenzel
Podiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Where

Depends on what the site is.
For example if the ganglion is on the hand or wrist you might consider a hand surgeon. If the cyst is on the foot or ankle you might consider a podiatrist or a foot/ankle orthopedist. Whatever your choice, you should look for a physician board certified in their specialty that routinely treats the condition conservatively and surgically.

In brief: Where

Depends on what the site is.
For example if the ganglion is on the hand or wrist you might consider a hand surgeon. If the cyst is on the foot or ankle you might consider a podiatrist or a foot/ankle orthopedist. Whatever your choice, you should look for a physician board certified in their specialty that routinely treats the condition conservatively and surgically.
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Dr. Steven Hill
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Usually ortho

Most often an orthopedic surgeon will take care of these.

In brief: Usually ortho

Most often an orthopedic surgeon will take care of these.
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Dr. Troy Reyna
Surgery - Pediatric

In brief: Surgeon

A variety of surgeons can take care of a ganglion cyst, general surgeon for adult, pediatric surgeon for a child, orthopedic surgeon, or a hand surgeon.

In brief: Surgeon

A variety of surgeons can take care of a ganglion cyst, general surgeon for adult, pediatric surgeon for a child, orthopedic surgeon, or a hand surgeon.
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Dr. Troy Reyna
Surgery - Pediatric

In brief: Several

Ganglion cyst is a rupture of the synovial capsule between small bones, usually in the wrist, but can also occur in the ankle.
Pediatric surgeons (if the patients is a child), orthopedic or hand surgeons can take care of this problem.

In brief: Several

Ganglion cyst is a rupture of the synovial capsule between small bones, usually in the wrist, but can also occur in the ankle.
Pediatric surgeons (if the patients is a child), orthopedic or hand surgeons can take care of this problem.
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