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

Dr. John Swango, who practices in Springfield, MO, is a medical specialist in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. After completing medical school at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center. He is rated highly by his patients.

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

Dr. Erin Greer's areas of specialization are hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery; he sees patients in Springfield, MO. He graduated from Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Greer's medical residency was performed 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. Dr. Greer honors 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's specialties are hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He practices in Springfield, MO. He is rated highly by his patients. He accepts Medicare insurance. Before completing his residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Dr. Wyrsch attended medical school at Vanderbilt 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. Jonathan Cook is a physician who specializes in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He honors Medicare insurance. He graduated from the University of Vermont College of Medicine.

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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 physician who specializes in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Kubik attended medical school at St. Louis University School of Medicine. She takes Medicare insurance.

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

Dr. Jay Bridgeman is a medical specialist in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Bridgeman graduated from 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 is a specialist in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He is a graduate of the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. Dr. Schippert trained at the University of Rochester Medical Center for his residency. He honors 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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