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Dr. Alberto Antonio Bolanos, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
100 South San Mateo Drive; Suite 424, Orthopedic Institute of The Bay Area
San Mateo, CA
 

Dr. Alberto Bolanos is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He speaks Spanish. Areas of expertise for Dr. Bolanos include orthopedic surgery. Dr. Bolanos's professional affiliations include Seton Hospital, Sutter Medical Network, and Brown & Toland Physicians. He obtained his medical school training at Stanford University School of Medicine and performed his residency at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center. Patients gave Dr. Bolanos an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medi-Cal, and more. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Bolanos's office for an appointment.

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Dr. Paul Edward Hazelrig Jr., MD
Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
77 N San Mateo Drive; Suite 1
San Mateo, CA
 

Dr. Paul Hazelrig is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. His education and training includes medical school at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Dr. Hazelrig has a special interest in knee arthritis, hip arthritis, and sports health. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, and more. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Mills-Peninsula Medical Group (MPMG), and Mills-Peninsula Physician Network. Dr. Hazelrig has an open panel.

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Dr. Dennis C Park, MD
Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
77 N. San Mateo Drive; Suite 1
San Mateo, CA
 

Dr. Dennis Park is a San Mateo, CA physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. His areas of expertise include sports health and orthopedic surgery. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Mills-Peninsula Medical Group (MPMG), and Mills-Peninsula Physician Network. Dr. Park graduated from Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Park completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, and more. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Dr. Walter R Pyka, MD
Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
101 S. San Mateo Drive; Suite 104
San Mateo, CA
 

Dr. Walter Pyka sees patients in San Mateo, CA. His medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. In his practice, he is particularly interested in orthopedic surgery. His average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Pyka is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, and more. He graduated from Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Stanford University Medical Center. Dr. Pyka's professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Mills-Peninsula Medical Group (MPMG), and Mills-Peninsula Physician Network. He welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Leslie H Kim, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
101 S. San Mateo Drive; Suite 200
San Mateo, CA
 

Dr. Leslie Kim practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery in Temecula, CA, Daly City, CA, and San Mateo, CA. His clinical interests include orthopedic surgery. Dr. Kim is affiliated with Seton Hospital, Sutter Medical Network, and Brown & Toland Physicians. After completing medical school at Stanford University School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). The average patient rating for Dr. Kim is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Kim is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Health Net ELECT POS. He welcomes new patients.

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What is Trigger Finger Surgery?

"Trigger finger," or stenosing tenosynovitis, is a condition where the tendons at the base of a finger become irritated and swollen. They may develop small lumps similar to scar tissue. As the swollen, bumpy tendons pass through their sheath, a tunnel of connective tissue that holds them in place, they become stuck. The finger gets frozen in a bent, curled position. If forced, the finger can be straightened. When this happens, the stuck tendons slip through all at once, often causing a popping or clicking noise. Many cases of trigger finger respond well to non-surgical treatments such as NSAIDs, splints, or injected steroids. However, in severe cases, surgery may be necessary.

During trigger finger surgery, the tendons at the base of the affected finger are identified and the sheath is opened up, allowing the tendons to move freely without getting stuck. This can be done through a tiny incision in the palm, or even without an incision at all, using the tip of a needle. Most people are able to move their fingers normally, bending and straightening their finger without catching or popping, right away after surgery. Although you may have some pain and stiffness as you heal, recovery is quick.

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