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We found 4 hand surgeons who accept United Healthcare PPO near Buffalo Grove, IL.

Dr. Robert Scott Kagan, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
150 Half Day Road; Suite 103
Buffalo Grove, IL
 

Dr. Robert Kagan works as a plastic surgeon and hand surgeon in Elk Grove Village, IL, Northbrook, IL, and Buffalo Grove, IL. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. His areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and botulinum toxin injection. Dr. Kagan is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago for medical school and subsequently trained at Rush University Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine for residency. Dr. Kagan has received the following distinction: US News Top Doctor. He is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Clinical interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Endoscopic Surgery, Pec Implants, Injectable Fillers, Cosmetic ... (Read more)

Dr. Matthew Aaron Bernstein, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
404 North Mchenry Road
Buffalo Grove, IL
 

Dr. Matthew Bernstein sees patients in Schaumburg, IL, Elk Grove Village, IL, and Buffalo Grove, IL. His medical specialties are hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University, Dr. Bernstein attended Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Bernstein include hand problems, carpal tunnel surgery, and wrist arthroscopy. He has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Workers' Compensation, and Aetna Medicare, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Bernstein is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Clinical interests: Carpal Tunnel Surgery, Elbow Arthroscopy, Wrist Problems, Open Reduction and Internal Fixation ... (Read more)

Dr. Peter Eric Hoepfner, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1450 Busch Parkway; Suite 115
Buffalo Grove, IL
 

Dr. Peter Hoepfner is a hand surgeon and orthopedist. He is conversant in German. Dr. Hoepfner's areas of expertise include hand problems, wrist surgery, and wrist problems. He is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine and NorthShore University HealthSystem. Dr. Hoepfner's education and training includes medical school at Medical College of Wisconsin and residency at a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Workers' Compensation, and more. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Wrist Surgery, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Elbow Surgery, Hand Problems, Upper Extremity ... (Read more)

Dr. Mark Aaron Yaffe, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
404 North Mchenry Road
Buffalo Grove, IL
 

Dr. Mark Yaffe's areas of specialization are hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery; he sees patients in Schaumburg, IL, Elk Grove Village, IL, and Bartlett, IL. His areas of expertise include upper extremity problems, wrist replacement, and wrist arthroscopy. He is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS). Blue Cross/Blue Shield, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare POS are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Yaffe accepts. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University, Dr. Yaffe attended Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Carpal Tunnel Surgery, Finger Joint Replacement, Basal Joint Arthroplasty, Wrist Replacement, Wrist ... (Read more)

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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.