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Dr. John Scott Swango MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Hand Surgery
1229 E Seminole Street
Springfield, MO
(417) 820-5610

Dr. John Swango specializes in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and practices in Ozark, MO and Springfield, MO. He is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He honors Medicare insurance. Dr. Swango obtained his medical school training at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine and performed his residency at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. Dr. Swango is professionally affiliated with Mercy Hospital - St. Louis, MO.

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Dr. Robert Bradley Wyrsch MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Hand Surgery
1229 E Seminole Street
Springfield, MO
(417) 820-5610

Dr. Robert Wyrsch's areas of specialization are hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He is professionally affiliated with Mercy Hospital - St. Louis, MO. Dr. Wyrsch honors Medicare insurance. He obtained his medical school training at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and performed his residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

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Dr. Victoria Diane Kubik MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Hand Surgery
1229 E Seminole Street
Springfield, MO
(417) 820-5610

Dr. Victoria Kubik is a specialist in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. She works in Springfield, MO and Ozark, MO. Dr. Kubik is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. She is a graduate of St. Louis University School of Medicine. She trained at a hospital affiliated with St. Louis University (SLU) for residency. Dr. Kubik is professionally affiliated with Mercy Hospital - St. Louis, MO.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Hand Surgery
3555 S National Avenue
Springfield, MO
(417) 875-3800

Dr. Erin Greer practices hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery in Springfield, MO. He studied medicine at Baylor College of Medicine. His average rating from his patients is 2.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Greer is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance.

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Clinical interests: Arm, Elbow, Hand and Wrist, Arthritis, Arthroscopic Surgery, Deformity, Joint Replacement, Pain, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Hand Surgery
3555 S National Avenue
Springfield, MO
(417) 875-3800

Dr. Jonathan Cook specializes in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and practices in Springfield, MO. He takes Medicare insurance. He is a graduate of the University of Vermont College of Medicine.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Hand Surgery
3555 S National Avenue
Springfield, MO
(417) 875-3800

Dr. Jay Bridgeman specializes in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He accepts Medicare insurance. He studied medicine at Creighton University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Hand Surgery
3555 S National
Springfield, MO
(417) 875-3800

Dr. David Schippert's specialties are hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He practices in Springfield, MO. Dr. Schippert takes Medicare insurance. He attended medical school at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry.

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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.
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