Dr. Rick F. Papandrea, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 47

1111 Delafield St Suite 120
Waukesha, WI 53188
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Dr. Papandrea's Experience

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Dr. Papandrea's Care Philosophy


  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
  • Advanced Tendon Reconstruction
  • Arthritic Hand Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Joint Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Labrum Repair
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Hand & Wrist Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
  • Joint Drainage
  • Neuroplasty
  • Revision of Failed Total Joint Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Steroid Injections
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Tendon Transfer
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injections
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis of Shoulder
  • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
  • Arthritis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Pain
  • Fracture
  • Hand Pain
  • Lateral & Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis & Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Epicondylitis (Tennis Elbow)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Pain

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Awards & Recognitions


Media & Publications

  • Best Presentation and Layout for a Scientific Exhibit. American Society for Surgery of the Hand, 1996
  • Sandoz Award for Clinical Excellence, University of Wisconsin Medical School, 1991
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, University of Wisconsin Medical School, 1992
  • Outstanding Clinical Instructor, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Medical College of WI, 2005
  • Residents Research Competition, First Place Cleveland Orthopaedic Society Biomechanical, Cross-sectional, Clinical Analysis of the epitenon-first Technique for Flexor Tendon Repair, 1995
  • Best Doctors, 2011
  • Milwaukee Super Doctors, 2011
  • Best Doctors, 2010
  • Outstanding Clinical Instructor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2002
  • over 15 published articles and book chapters - please see CV

Education & Training

Medical School

University Of Wisconsin Medical School
Graduated in 1992

Internship Hospital

Mt. Sinai Medical Center
Complete in 1993

Residency Hospital

Mt. Sinai Medical Center
Complete in 1997

Fellowship Hospital

Harvard Hand and Upper Extremity Fellowship
Complete in 1998
Mayo Clinic-Elbow/Shoulder Fellowship
Complete in 1999

Undergraduate Schools

University of Wisconsin / Madison
Graduated in 1988

Languages Spoken by Dr. Papandrea & Staff

  • English

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