Dr. Benjamin D. Sutker, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery • Male • Age 49

210 E De Renne Ave
Savannah, GA 31405
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Dr. Sutker's Experience

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Procedures Dr. Sutker Performs

  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
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Hospital Quality

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Memorial University Medical Center
4700 Waters Avenue
Savannah, GA 31404
Saint Joseph's Hospital - Savannah
11705 Mercy Boulevard
Savannah, GA 31419

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Patient Satisfaction

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Optim Orthopedics
Optim Orthopedics-DeRenne
210 E De Renne Ave
Savannah, GA 31405
Optim Orthopedics
Optim Orthopedics-Bluffton
16 Okatie Center Blvd S Ste 201
Okatie, SC 29909
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    Dr. Sutker's Experience

    Dr. Sutker's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Hand Surgery
    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Excision of Radius or Ulna
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hip Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Trigger Point Injections
    2
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Ataxia
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Foot Fracture
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Gout
    • Hammer Toe
    • Hip Sprain
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
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    Background Check for Dr. Sutker

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Georgia.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

    Awards

    Media & Publications

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1991

    Internship Hospital

    University Nc Hosps
    Complete in 1992

    Residency Hospital

    University Nc Hosps
    Complete in 1997

    Fellowship Hospital

    Duke University Med Center
    Complete in 1998

    Other Education

    American Board Of Orthopaedic Surgery
    Certificate Of Added Qualification (Caq) In Surgery Of The Hand
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Sutker & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Sutker's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 5 hospitals where Dr. Sutker has admitting privileges:

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    • Coastal Carolina Hospital

    • Hilton Head Hospital

    • Memorial University Medical Center

    • Optim Medical Center -Tattnall

    • Saint Joseph's Hospital - Savannah

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Sutker

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sutker to family and friends

    23 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Sutker's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    23 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    24 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    24 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 24 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Sutker
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    24 responses
    same as
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    24 responses
    same as
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    24 responses
    same as
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    24 responses
    below
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Sutker accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?*

    • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
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    Office Locations

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    Optim Orthopedics
    Optim Orthopedics-DeRenne
    210 E De Renne Ave
    Savannah, GA 31405
    (912) 644-5300 (Office)
    B
    Optim Orthopedics
    Optim Orthopedics-Bluffton
    16 Okatie Center Blvd S Ste 201
    Okatie, SC 29909
    (843) 705-9401 (Office)
    C
    Optim Orthopedics
    Optim Orthopedics-Vidalia
    3301 E 1st St # B
    Vidalia, GA 30474
    (912) 537-0888 (Office)
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes
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    How well provider listens and answers questions
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