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What are some good hand surgeons?

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Two of the best hand surgeons in the United States are Peter C. Amadio, M.D., of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, and Steve Glickel, M.D. from the Starr Hand Surgery Center in New York. They are among 45 of the country's top hand surgeons, according to Becker's Spine Review.

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Dr. Amadio's areas of interest include congenital disorders of the hand, tendon injuries and tumors of the upper extremity, states Becker's Spine Review. His research focuses on the role of fibrosis in tendon function, with a special concentration on the causes and treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome. He was the recipient of the Richard A. Brand Award for Outstanding Orthopaedic Research from the Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons and the Orthopaedic Research Society in 2014, Mayo Clinic reports.

Dr. Steve Glickel is the director of the hand-surgery service at St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital Center in New York City and the former president of American Society for Surgery of the Hand, states Becker's Spine Review. He has been listed on many top-doctor lists, including New York Magazine's Best Doctors in New York, since 1996, according to his CV Starr Hand Surgery Center biography. His practice concentrates on hand, wrist, forearm and elbow surgery, with a concentration on arthritis reconstruction, trauma, nerve compression and sports injuries.

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