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We found 4 hand surgeons who accept Blue Cross/Blue Shield near Fort Lauderdale, FL.

Dr. Drew Evan Schnitt, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, General Surgery, Pediatric Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Head & Neck Plastic Surgery
1001 Avocado Isle
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Drew Schnitt works as a hand surgeon, general surgeon, and pediatric plastic surgeon. Dr. Schnitt (or staff) speaks Telephone Interpretation and Spanish. Areas of expertise for Dr. Schnitt include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He is affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital West, and Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood. His education and training includes medical school at Eastern Virginia Medical School and residency at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Lenox Hill Hospital, and Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - Shreveport. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Schnitt honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Dr. David Harrison Gilbert, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
5301 N. Dixie Highway; Suite 203
Ft Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. David Gilbert sees patients in Fort Lauderdale, FL. His medical specialties are hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. In his practice, he is particularly interested in hand problems, wrist problems, and elbow problems. On average, patients gave Dr. Gilbert a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Gilbert takes. He attended New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and subsequently trained at NYU Langone Medical Center and Bellevue Hospital Center for residency. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Gilbert's professional affiliations include Broward Health Imperial Point, Holy Cross Hospital, and Broward Health North. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Arthritis, Hand Problems, Pain, Replacement ... (Read more)

Dr. Ayisha Elizabeth Livingstone, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4701 North Federal Highway; Suite A-39
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Ayisha Livingstone practices hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery in Fort Lauderdale, FL. She is professionally affiliated with Broward Health. Dr. Livingstone's education and training includes medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Miami. Her average rating from her patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Livingstone takes.

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Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
5597 N Dixie Highway
Ft Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Brian Fingado practices hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Fingado is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine. He has received the following distinctions: Boca Raton Super Doctors; South Florida Super Doctors; and Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition.

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What is Hand Surgery?

Our hands are not only incredibly useful and important for our daily functioning, but they are complex and delicate parts of our body. It can take a specialist to keep the hands functioning at their best. Hand surgeons are general, plastic, or orthopedic surgeons who have received additional training specifically in the care of hands, wrists and forearms.

Surgery is not the only care that a hand surgeon provides. Hand surgeons might prescribe medications, physical therapy, or splints and braces as well as surgery, depending on the condition. They care for a wide variety of issues affecting the hand or forearm, which may include:
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Arthritis
  • Fingers that cannot be straightened, such as with Dupuytren’s contracture
  • Deformities of the fingers, such as syndactyly (webbed or fused fingers) or polydactyly (extra fingers)
  • Wrist or hand pain
  • Serious injuries of the hand or wrist, including burns and sports injuries
  • Reattachment of severed fingers or creation of prosthetics

We use our hands to interact with the world in a number of ways. In order to do so, we need our hands to maintain a high level of both movement and sensitivity, and that requires all of its bones, muscles, and nerves to be working properly. Hand surgeons keep this delicate and important equipment functioning.