Dr. Matthew D. Putnam, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery • Male • Age 62

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University of Minnesota Physicians - Orthopaedics
University Orthopaedics
2512 S 7th St # R102
Minneapolis, MN 55454
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    Dr. Putnam's Experience

    Dr. Putnam's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
    • Orthopedic Trauma Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Hand Surgery
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    • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
    • Basal Thumb Joint Reconstruction
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
    • Elbow Arthroscopy
    • Elbow Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
    • Elbow Reconstruction
    • Elbow Replacement
    • Elbow Surgery
    • Excision of Radius or Ulna
    • Hand & Wrist Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hand Tendon Repair
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Resurfacing
    • Joint Drainage
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Neuroplasty
    • Non-Spinal Nerve Blocks
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
    • Small Joint Arthroplasty
    • Steroid Injections
    • Tendon Transfer
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Trigger Point Injections
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    • Wrist Fusion
    • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
    • Wrist Reconstruction
    • Wrist Replacement
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    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Arthritis of the Elbow
    • Brachial Plexus Injuries
    • Bursitis
    • Calcium Pyrophosphate Dihydrate Deposition Disease (CPPD)
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Dupuytren's Contracture
    • Elbow Fracture
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Gout
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hip Fracture
    • Lateral & Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis & Golf Elbow)
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteopenia
    • Osteosarcoma
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    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Systemic Sclerosis
    • Trigger Finger
    • Wrist Disorders
    • Wrist Fracture
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    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Dartmouth Medical School
    Graduated in 1977

    Internship Hospital

    Columbia Coll Phys&Surg/St Lukes Roosevelt Med Ctr
    Complete in 1978

    Residency Hospital

    Columbia Coll Phys&Surg/St Lukes Roosevelt Med Ctr
    Complete in 1979
    Hospitals Of The University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center
    Complete in 1984

    Fellowship Hospital

    New York Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia Presbyterian Center
    Complete in 1985

    Undergraduate Schools

    Dartmouth College
    Graduated in 1974
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Putnam & Staff

    • English
    • French
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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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    Experience with Dr. Putnam
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    23 responses
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    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    24 responses
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    24 responses
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    University of Minnesota Physicians - Orthopaedics
    University Orthopaedics
    2512 S 7th St # R102
    Minneapolis, MN 55454
    (612) 273-9400 (Office)
    (612) 273-2051 (Fax)
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