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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Hand Surgery
1229 E Seminole Street
Springfield, MO
(417) 820-5610

Dr. John Swango is a specialist in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Swango is rated highly by his patients. He attended the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center.

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

Dr. Erin Greer sees patients in Springfield, MO. His medical specialties are hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Greer is a graduate of Baylor College of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Greer trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Utah and a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. He is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Hand Surgery
1229 E Seminole Street
Springfield, MO
(417) 820-5610; (417) 887-6431

Dr. Robert Wyrsch is a specialist in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Before performing his residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Dr. Wyrsch attended Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Wyrsch is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance.

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

Dr. Jonathan Cook works as a hand surgeon and orthopedist. He studied medicine at the University of Vermont College of Medicine. Dr. Cook takes Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Hand Surgery
1229 E Seminole Street
Springfield, MO
(417) 820-5610

Dr. Victoria Kubik is a hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist in Springfield, MO. She is in-network for Medicare insurance. Dr. Kubik attended medical school at St. Louis University School 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 practices hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Bridgeman is a graduate of 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 sees patients in Springfield, MO. His medical specialties are hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He is a graduate of the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. He takes Medicare insurance.

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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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