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Specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery • Male • Age 50

210 E De Renne Ave
Savannah, GA 31405
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Memorial Health University Medical Center
4700 Waters Ave
Savannah, GA 31404
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Savannah, GA 31419

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Optim Orthopedics
Optim Orthopedics-DeRenne
210 E De Renne Ave
Savannah, GA 31405
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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
    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Hand Surgery
    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • De Quervain's Release
    • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Elbow Tenotomy
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Joint Drainage
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Steroid Injection
    • Tendon Transfer
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Wrist Fusion
    2
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Dupuytren's Contracture
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Hand Fracture
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Trigger Finger
    • Wrist Fracture
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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

    Undergraduate Schools

    University Of North Carolina
    Graduated in 1987

    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
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    Dr. Sutker's Hospital Quality

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    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Coastal Carolina Hospital

    • Hilton Head Hospital

    • Memorial Health University Medical Center

    • Optim Medical Center -Tattnall

    • Saint Joseph's Hospital - Savannah

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    4.1 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sutker to family and friends

    4.1 out of 5

    25 responses

    Dr. Sutker's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.2 out of 5

    25 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.3 out of 5

    26 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.2 out of 5

    26 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    26 responses

    Experience with Dr. Sutker

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4 out of 5

    26 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4 out of 5

    26 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4 out of 5

    26 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3.9 out of 5

    26 responses

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    • Yes.

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    • 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)
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