Dr. Andrew Gabow, MD

Dr. Andrew Gabow, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
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Age 55
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Dr. Andrew Gabow, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Avon, CT and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from New York Medical College in 1988 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery and orthopedic surgery.

34 Dale Rd

Avon, CT 06001

Contact Information

(860) 677-0079

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Gabow performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
very high
more than 99% of peers
Trigger Finger
very high
more than 97% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hands
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Gabow "As a physician, I strive to provide excellent, compassionate care, working with my patients to achieve 'Best Care for a Lifetime'"

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

86  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Avulsion Fracture
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Fractures
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Complex Fractures
  • Compound Fracture
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Injury
  • Hand Pain
  • Herniated Disc
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis of Hand and Wrist
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scaphoid Fractures
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Tendonitis
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Disorders
  • Wrist Fracture

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29  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
  • Wrist Replacement
  • Wrist Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Weill Cornell Medical College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • New York Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Lenox Hill Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Lenox Hill Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Hospital Joint Diseases Ortho Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gabow has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gabow's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gabow to family and friends
33 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (33)

  • 5
    (27)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Gabow's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

I was referred to Dr. Gabow after 2 previous Dr's didn't know how to fix my wrist because of how bad the fracture was. I even had two previous surgeries from these docs with all sorts of complications from them but it was still not fixed. Dr. Gabow performed surgery by putting a plate and 7 or so...more
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This man is the best. He's served me three times: all for Dupuytrens Contracture. He's professional, compassionate, knowledgeable, informed, friendly, fun, and inspires confidence. I moved to South Carolina recently and wish I were still in CT so I could have him check out my new "issue."...more
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I have had multiple tendon issues in both of my hands for years and Dr. Gabow is the absolute best out there. I have had injections an 2 surgeries with him and my hands now work perfectly and he hid the scars well.
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My hands have had several surgeries before i met dr gabow, he reconstructed the hand to give me the best use and appearance. An honorable veteran and a brilliant surgeon!
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Great surgeon. Personable and honest and up front. Highly recommend.
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