Dr. Arthur Sharkey, MD

Dr. Arthur Sharkey, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
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Dr. Arthur Sharkey, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Gainesville, FL and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago in 1987 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery, plastic surgery, and more.

4500 W Newberry Rd

Gainesville, FL 32607

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No malpractice claims found for Florida
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Dr. Sharkey's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sharkey performs Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Sharkey performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

De Quervain's Disease
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sharkey treats De Quervain's Disease more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Sharkey treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Osteoarthritis of Hands
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sharkey treats Osteoarthritis of Hands more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Sharkey treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Sharkey's conditions and procedures:

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Arm Surgery
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Cyst
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand Reconstruction
  • Hand Surgery
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Scar Revision Surgery
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Grafts
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Third-Degree Burns
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wound Repair
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

About Me

Care Philosophy

Our mission is to help patients achieve their personal wellness goals by providing comprehensive musculoskeletal care that is unsurpassed in quality, accessibility and compassion. We are dedicated to Improving Lives - Everyday. The Orthopaedic Instit...

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Rheumatologic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Hand Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery

Education

1995
Kleinert Institute
Fellowship Hospital
1994
Saint Louis University / School Of Medicine
Residency Hospital
1992
Cook Co Hospital University Ill College Med
Residency Hospital
1988
University Ill College Med
Internship Hospital
1987
University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
Medical School
1995
1994
1992
1988
1987

Awards

Dr. Sharkey's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Sharkey

4.1

Based on 18 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
0%
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3 Stars
5.555555555555555%
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2 Stars
11.11111111111111%
(2)
1 Star
11.11111111111111%
(2)

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Exercise extreme caution, and ask for references from former patients before seeing this doctor. Ask about his rate of infection, amputations, and how frequent he is known by many to have actually become so infected that they had to have their appendages amputated.
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Dr. Sharkey recently did a tendon transfer on my thumb to give me better ability to grip. After a pinched nerve in my neck over a year ago that reduced the use of my hand, I feel hopeful! There is another surgery that I'm considering having to improve my hand even more. Dr. Sharkey is very...Read More
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Dr. Sharkey is treating me for an injury to my right leg, and his work is astonishing. My situation is complicated and his pathway to reconstruction is clear and proactive. I would say if you are needing work on a wound, with the possibility of skin grafting or other plastic surgery, you'd be...Read More
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Considerate, concerned, great sense of humor, comfortable talking to him
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