Dr. Bruce Minkin, MD

Dr. Bruce Minkin, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 66
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Dr. Bruce Minkin, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Asheville, NC and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine in 1978 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery and orthopedic surgery.Read his story

18 Medical Park Dr

Asheville, NC 28803

Contact Information

(828) 253-7521

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Care Credit
  • Cigna
  • 8 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Osteoarthritis of Hands
very high
more than 97% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
very high
more than 97% of peers
Hand Conditions
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Minkin's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Minkin's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Minkin "Dr. Bruce I. Minkin received his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Tennessee in Memphis. He received his orthopaedic surgery training during his residency at Baroness-Erlanger Hospital in Chattanooga, Tennessee. His a Hand Surgery fellowship was completed at Baylor University in Dallas, Texas. Dr. Minkin gained additional experience in surgery of the hand in England, Scotland, and France. Dr. Minkin is a diplomate of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery with Added Qualifications in Hand Surgery. He is an overseas member of the British Hand Society and an active member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. Dr. Minkin joined Carolina Hand and Sports Medicine in May of 1990."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

31  Conditions Treated

  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteopenia
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

22  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • 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
  • 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
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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

  • University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Baroness Erlanger Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Baroness Erlanger Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Baylor
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Baylor Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Minkin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Minkin's Reviews

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Minkin to family and friends
10 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Minkin's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I have been a patient of Dr. Minkin since 2015 and have had two totally successful thumb reconstruction surgeries. I have found Dr. Minkin and his staff to be very knowledgeable, patient oriented, efficient, experienced, and ready to take on any challenge for the benefit of the patient. Dr. Minkin...more
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