We found 5 providers matching trigger finger surgery and who accept Health Net EPO near San Mateo, CA.

Dr. Paul Edward Hazelrig Jr., MD
Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
77 N San Mateo Drive; Suite 1
San Mateo, CA
 

Dr. Paul Hazelrig is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He has a special interest in sports health and orthopedic surgery. Dr. Hazelrig is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine. Dr. Hazelrig trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) for his residency. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Mills-Peninsula Health Services, and Mills-Peninsula Medical Group (MPMG). He is accepting new patients.

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Dr. Dennis C Park, MD
Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
77 N. San Mateo Drive; Suite 1
San Mateo, CA
 

Dr. Dennis Park is a physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Park include sports health and orthopedic surgery. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Mills-Peninsula Health Services, and Mills-Peninsula Medical Group (MPMG). He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, and more. He is open to new patients. He attended Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago for residency.

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Dr. Alberto Antonio Bolanos, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
100 South San Mateo Drive; Suite 424, Orthopedic Institute of The Bay Area
San Mateo, CA
 

Dr. Alberto Bolanos is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist in San Mateo, CA. He obtained his medical school training at Stanford University School of Medicine and performed his residency at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center. In his practice, Dr. Bolanos focuses on orthopedic surgery. On average, patients gave Dr. Bolanos a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medi-Cal, and more. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Bolanos's professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Seton Medical Center, and Brown & Toland Physicians. He is open to new patients.

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Dr. Walter R Pyka, MD
Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
101 S. San Mateo Drive; Suite 104
San Mateo, CA
 

Dr. Walter Pyka practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery in San Mateo, CA. He has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Pyka's clinical interests encompass orthopedic surgery. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Mills-Peninsula Health Services, and Mills-Peninsula Medical Group (MPMG). Dr. Pyka is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. He is accepting new patients. He is a graduate of Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and a graduate of Stanford University Medical Center's residency program.

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Dr. Leslie H Kim, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
101 S. San Mateo Drive; Suite 200
San Mateo, CA
 

Dr. Leslie Kim is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. In his practice, Dr. Kim focuses on orthopedic surgery. Patient ratings for Dr. Kim average 4.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net ELECT POS, and more. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Dr. Kim attended medical school at Stanford University School of Medicine. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Seton Medical Center, and Brown & Toland Physicians. Dr. Kim is accepting 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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