Dr. David Galpern, MD

Dr. David Galpern, MD

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Dr. David Galpern, MD is a plastic surgery specialist in Henrico, VA and has been practicing for 18 years. He specializes in plastic surgery, hand and upper extremity surgery, and more.Read his story

Comprehensive Hand Surgery

2819 N Parham Rd Ste 100

Henrico, VA 23294
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Flexcare Health Insurance
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MVP Health Care
  • Sterling Insurance
  • Tricare
  • UniCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
normal
more than 83% of peers
Trigger Finger
normal
more than 65% of peers
Hand Conditions
normal
more than 55% of peers

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Dr. Galpern's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Galpern "Dr. David W. Galpern is a Hand Surgeon serving the Richmond area for more than 10 years."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Galpern "Dr. David W. Galpern is a Hand Surgeon serving the Richmond area for more than 10 years. Dr. Galpern is experienced in Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release, Dorsal Wrist Ganglion Excision and Trigger Finger Release. He is a professional member of the American College of Surgeons, the American Medical Association and the Medical Society of Virginia. Dr. David Galpern was also awarded the Patients' Choice Award, the Compassionate Doctor Recognition and the Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award."

4  Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

15  Conditions Treated

12  Procedures

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Hand Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Skin Grafts
  • Tendon Repair
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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

  • Boston University
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • State University of New York, College of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • New York Methodist Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Christine M. Kleinert Institute and Microsurgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Princess Alexandra Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Galpern has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • American College of Surgeons, Member
  • American Medical Association, Member
  • Medical Society of Virginia, Member
  • Richmond Academy of Medicine Richmond, Member
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Dr. Galpern's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Galpern

4.7

Based on 40 reviews

5 Stars
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Answered all questions and I feel good about the outcome.
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such a great doctor and so involve with his patients.
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Dr. Galpern stitched up my right ring finger after I got it caught in the garage door
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Dr. Galpern and his staff were extremely easy to work with. We met Dr. Galpern in the ER and immediately felt comfortable with him. He answered all our questions and made sure we were comfortable with surgery and the immediate recovery plan. It was nice to have someone you knew you could trust...Read More
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when the right side was done there was some extended pain and healing time, but the left side was comepletely different . dr. galpern was very good with the surgery and i would reccomend him highly.
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