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 19 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

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Virginia
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Galpern's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Limb Pain
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Galpern treats Limb Pain more than 64% of his peers

Dr. Galpern treats this condition more than 64% of his peers

Hand Fracture
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Galpern treats Hand Fracture more than 46% of his peers

Dr. Galpern treats this condition more than 46% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Bennett's Fracture
  • Carpal Fractures
  • Scaphoid Fractures
Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Galpern treats Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers) more than 46% of his peers

Dr. Galpern treats this condition more than 46% of his peers

Dr. Galpern's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Arm Surgery
Arthritis of the Elbow
Ataxia
Autoimmune Diseases
Back Pain
Bone Disorders
Broken Arm
Bursitis
Cancer
Carpal Tunnel Release
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
De Quervain's Disease
De Quervain's Release
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Dupuytren's Contracture
Elbow Bursitis
Elbow Injuries
Excision
Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Foot Conditions
Fracture
Fracture Care
Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Cyst
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gout
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 Surgery
Herniated Disc
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Pain
Joint Replacement Surgery
Knee Disorders
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Lupus
Nerve Block, Somatic
Neuroplasty
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Nerve Block
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Pulmonary Disease
Pyogenic Arthritis
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rotator Cuff Tear
Scoliosis
Shoulder Disorders
Skin Grafts
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spondylosis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Steroid Injection
Still's Disease
Synovial Biopsy
Tendon Repair
Trigger Finger
Trigger Finger Release
Wound Repair
Wrist Fracture
Wrist Fusion
Wrist Replacement

About Me

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 Ame...

Specialties

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

Board Certifications

Education

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

Awards

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American College of Surgeons, Member
  • American Medical Association, Member
  • Medical Society of Virginia, Member
  • Richmond Academy of Medicine Richmond, Member

Dr. Galpern's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Galpern

4.7

Based on 46 reviews

5 Stars
86.95652173913044%
(40)
4 Stars
8.695652173913043%
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
4.3478260869565215%
(2)

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What a kind and gentle demeanor. If only all doctors were as patient and understanding I would be a much hralthier prrson pverall. Dr Galprrn and his staff were all wonderful!
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Dr. Galpern is thoughtful, funny, and considerate. He treated my hand/wrist after a bad fall. He was able to get me to a healthy state without surgery but with a cast instead. His office team is extremely nice and easy to work with. I had no problems with scheduling appointments and the office...Read More
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Great experience seeing me about my hand.
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First time meeting with Dr. Galpern. He evaluated my finger and gave me multiple options on treatment. He recommended non-invasive treatment. This made me feel good. I will be out of town when it will be time for re-evaluation. He wasn't pushing me to come back to be seen. He even offered to meet...Read More
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Humana
Medicaid
Medicare
MVP Health Care
Sterling Insurance
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Tricare
UniCare
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