Dr. Curtis Crimmins, MD

Dr. Curtis Crimmins, MD

Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 55
(67)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Curtis Crimmins, MD is a hand and upper extremity surgery specialist in Glendale, WI and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Wayne State University School Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in hand and upper extremity surgery, orthopedic hand surgery, and more.

525 W River Woods Pkwy Ste 230

Glendale, WI 53212

Contact Information

(414) 453-7418

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Centene
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

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Trigger Finger Release
very high
more than 99% of peers
Neuroplasty
very high
more than 98% of peers
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Crimmins ""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""
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Specialties

  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*
  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*
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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
  • Joint Pain
  • 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
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • 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

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Procedures

  • 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
  • Skin Grafts
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wound Repair
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
  • Wrist Replacement

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Wisconsin.

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

  • Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, Mi
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • Wayne State University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • University Cincinnati
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Dartmouth Hitchcock Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Mass Genl Hospital Havard Med School
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • University Cincinnati
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • University Of California Los Angeles
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

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

Dr. Crimmins has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Crimmins' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Crimmins to family and friends
4.6
based on 67 total reviews (44 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (67)

  • 5
    (59)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Crimmins' 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
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (44)

in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Successful Carpal tunnel surgeries on both wrists at 2 different hospitals over 5 month period. Returned to work after 10 days on both occasions. Highly recommended.
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in Cedarburg, WI
Based on the results of my thumb surgery, I am extremely happy I chose Dr. Crimmins..
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So glad that you had good results with your thumb. Dr. Crimmins is an excellent hand surgeon and is pleased that you are happy. We wish you good health!

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I don’t normally do reviews. However, I feel compelled to do so in this case. Due to occupational wear and tear on my hands, wrists and elbows over the years I was referred to Dr Crimmins. He has performed 5 unique surgical procedures on me over the last 13 months and the results far exceeded my...more
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Thank you for taking the time to write a review. So glad to hear that you are pleased with Dr. Crimmins and his team. We want the best result for each and every one of our patients. The experience that our physicians offer is over 120 years combined. We wish you good health!

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Dr. Crimmins is about as close to perfect as you can get. I had two DIP joints fused one month ago and the result is far superior to a DIP fusion in Saint Louis by a renowned hand MD. He is understanding & approachable, yet direct. I was shocked to read a review indicating anything less! The office...more
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Thank you for your review of Dr. Crimmins and his team. It is important to us to run on time as we realize everyone is busy and on a schedule. On occasion, emergencies might set us back, but not often. We are so pleased to hear that you are doing well. Keep up the good work and stay well!

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in Waterford, WI
I broke my wrist while hiking in the Grand Canyon on a Thursday. I went to the ER, but needed surgery ASAP. I called Hand Surgery, Ltd. and explained that I wasn't an existing patient but needed to speak with a doctor immediately about having surgery. Dr. Crimmins called me and spoke with both me...more
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Thank you for taking the time to write a review! Our physicians at Hand Surgery Ltd. make every effort to triage emergent cases. We have been on ER call in the Metropolitan Milwaukee area for years, servicing all the area hospitals. We are so glad to hear that you are doing well.

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