Dr. Curtis Crimmins, MD

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Dr. Curtis Crimmins, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery | Male

Hand Surgery Ltd 525 W River Woods Pkwy Ste 230, Glendale, WI 53212 Get Directions
(414) 453-7418

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"I believe that medical care should be administered on a personal level. I like to make people feel better in the quickest and easiest manner while considering the cost effectiveness of each treatment option and avoiding surgery, if possible"Read more

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  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
     (34)
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes (29)
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in Milwaukee, WI |
Dr. Crimmins is fantastic. He and his staff were outstanding. He is a very compassionate professional and is very knowledgeable about hand conditions. He performed my procedure excellently. I was was very satisfied with my follow-up.
in Oak Creek, WI |
Dr. Crimmins is fantastic. It is refreshing when a doctor spends time with you, explains your situation, and communicates a course of action. I have had problems with both wrists, and Dr. Crimmins expertise has corrected the issues, reduced the pain, and improved functionality in both. I believe he is one of the best hand specialist in the country. His team is excellent. Margaret runs the show for Dr. Crimmins, and she doesn't miss a thing.
Milwaukee, WI |
I always enjoy my short visit
in Franksville, WI |
Dr. Crimmins is understanding,compassionate,thorough,patient,and not afraid of a challenge which my case presented. He is my number one pick for a hand surgeon.His staff is also accommodating and treated my time as important while being courteous and helpful. They are a great combination.
in Pewaukee, WI |
I am a court reporter and have heard from many people that Dr. Crimmins is the best. I am here to tell you that he is both professional and personable. He quickly diagnosed the problem and gave me alternatives. I am extremely comfortable knowing I'm in good hands.
in Milwaukee, WI |
EXCELENT. HE IS VERY PROFESSINAL DOCTOR. ALWAYS ON TIME. HE IS THE BEST.
in Milwaukee, WI |
Just had another occasion to see Dr. Crimmins again. I'm in maintenance and over my 18 year relationship with the doc he is one that I actually look forward to seeing even under painful circumstances. Dr. Crimmins has treated my injuries, PT, and concerns with compassion and professionalism. I never feel rushed when I have seen him as he has taken the time to get to know me and answer all my questions. I wish all my doctors took his approach to care with their patients.
in Brookfield, WI |
1st time I saw the Doc was by accident when I was referred by employer to his partner. I couldn't remember partners name and front desk suggested Dr. Crimmons. That was over 10 years ago. I've had several surgeries done and PT also. Just saw him a few hours ago to get the trigger out of my finger. I called in the morning and got in soon after.But I think I made him miss lunch. What a guy!!! I have been extremely satisfied with him and the whole operation, including his assistant, Margret.
in Milwaukee, WI |
It was excellent. What more can I say?
in Milwaukee, WI |
I would recommend Dr. Crimmins to others because he is very professional, knowledgeable about hand conditions, and he performed my procedure excellently. Follow-up was also very satisfactory.
in South Milwaukee, WI |
He is a compassionate Doctor who will seek out treatment options before going right to his Highly trained surgical skills!
in Glendale, WI |
I broke my left radius on a Tuesday, went to ER for a temporary cast. They gave me Dr Crimmins' name, was able to get an appointment the next day. Had surgery to set the bone with a plate the next Monday. He explained the surgery, and even showed me what the plate looks like. I've had several follow-up visits as there have been some minor complications - resulting from the fall, not the surgery. Dr. Crimmins has been patient, and given me as much explanation as needed for me to understand.
in Mequon, WI |
Very competent, affable, easy to work with -- a pleasure to be his patient.
Thiensville, WI |
Dr. Crimmins is interested in you as a person not just a patient. He explains your problem or pain so you can understand everything that is going on with you body. When it comes to surgery he takes the time to talk to you and your family. He is very knowledgeable.
in Menomonee Falls, WI |
On the night of Nov. 9th I woke up with severe pain and constant numbness in my left hand. I was referred to Dr. Crimmins and after his review he said I had carpal tunnel, it was so severe that I needed surgery right away. It was amazing, once the surgery was completed my pain was gone. I still have some numbness but Dr. Crimmins thinks that will also go away. Dr. Crimmins and his staff were wonderful. I went to 3 of his offices, Mayfair, Glendale and the south side.
in Green Bay, WI |
Dr, Crimmins does NOT listen to his patients very well, to say the least. He insisted my hand injury had 'nothing to do' with the trauma of a workplace accident. Definitely an insurance companies best friend, but not operating in the best interest of his patients. To this day, I still have hand pain
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • Hand Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Fractures
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Cyst
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Injury
  • Hand Pain
  • Herniated Disc
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Nerve Pain
  • Neuritis
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Skin Cancer
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tendonitis
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wear and Tear Arthritis
  • Wrist Disorders
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Pain

Procedures Performed

  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritic Hand Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Congenital Hand Surgery
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Elbow Microvascular Surgery
  • 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 Reconstruction
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Joint Drainage
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wound Repair
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
  • Wrist Replacement

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    Malpractice Claims not available

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Wayne State University School of Medicine

    Graduated in 1988

  • Internship Hospital
    University Cincinnati

    Completed in 1989

  • Residency Hospital
    Dartmouth Hitchcock Med Center

    Completed in 1993

    Mass Genl Hospital Havard Med School

    Completed in 1993

    University Cincinnati

    Completed in 1991

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of California Los Angeles

    Completed in 1994

  • Undergraduate School
    Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, Mi

    Graduated in 1984

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • Milwaukee Magazine Top Doctor 2012, February 2
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  • Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Board certified in Hand Surgery and Plastic Surgery
  • Malpractice claims in Wisconsin not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Dr. Crimmins' Care Philosophy

"I believe that medical care should be administered on a personal level. I like to make people feel better in the quickest and easiest manner while considering the cost effectiveness of each treatment option and avoiding surgery, if possible"