We found 5 providers matching trigger finger surgery and who accept United Healthcare Managed Indemnity near Sacramento, CA.

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Dr. Scott Gerald Smith, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2725 Capitol Avenue; Suite 302
Sacramento, CA
 

Dr. Scott Smith works as an orthopedist in Sacramento, CA and Elk Grove, CA. In Dr. Smith's practice, he is particularly interested in orthopedic surgery. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Smith accepts. He is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine. Dr. Smith's professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento, and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). His practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Douglas Alan Dennis Jr., MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4860 Y Street; Acc #3800
Sacramento, CA
 

Dr. Douglas Dennis' medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Dennis's areas of expertise include orthopedic surgery. He is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Solano Medical Center, and Sutter Medical Group (SMG) Solano. He takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Davis, Dr. Dennis attended medical school at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine.

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Dr. Yuhwan Hong, MD
Specializes in Foot & Ankle Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2725 Capitol Avenue; Suite 302
Sacramento, CA
 

Dr. Yuhwan Hong is a specialist in foot & ankle surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Hong has a special interest in orthopedic surgery. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento, and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). He attended New York Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at Union Memorial Hospital. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hong takes. He is accepting new patients.

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Dr. Scott McIntosh Porter, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4860 Y Street; Suite 3800
Sacramento, CA
 

Dr. Scott Porter's medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His education and training includes medical school at the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Davis. In his practice, he is particularly interested in orthopedic surgery. Dr. Porter accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medi-Cal, and more. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Davis Hospital, and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). He is accepting new patients.

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Dr. Jerry D Labson, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2725 Capitol Avenue; Department 302
Sacramento, CA
 

Dr. Jerry Labson works as an orthopedist. Dr. Labson's areas of expertise include orthopedic surgery. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento, and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). He studied medicine at St. Louis University School of Medicine. Dr. Labson trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Davis for his residency. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medi-Cal, and more. He is open to new patients.

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What is Trigger Finger Surgery?

"Trigger finger," or stenosing tenosynovitis, is a condition where the tendons at the base of a finger become irritated and swollen. They may develop small lumps similar to scar tissue. As the swollen, bumpy tendons pass through their sheath, a tunnel of connective tissue that holds them in place, they become stuck. The finger gets frozen in a bent, curled position. If forced, the finger can be straightened. When this happens, the stuck tendons slip through all at once, often causing a popping or clicking noise. Many cases of trigger finger respond well to non-surgical treatments such as NSAIDs, splints, or injected steroids. However, in severe cases, surgery may be necessary.

During trigger finger surgery, the tendons at the base of the affected finger are identified and the sheath is opened up, allowing the tendons to move freely without getting stuck. This can be done through a tiny incision in the palm, or even without an incision at all, using the tip of a needle. Most people are able to move their fingers normally, bending and straightening their finger without catching or popping, right away after surgery. Although you may have some pain and stiffness as you heal, recovery is quick.

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