Dr. David Gesensway, MD

Dr. David Gesensway, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
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Age 55
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Dr. David Gesensway, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Plymouth, MN and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine in 1993 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery and orthopedic surgery.Read his story

2855 Campus Dr Ste 300

Plymouth, MN 55441

Contact Information

(763) 520-7870

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthPartners
  • Medica
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Top Care Areas

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

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
high
more than 87% of peers
Elbow Injuries
high
more than 84% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
normal
more than 80% of peers

Dr. Gesensway'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. Gesensway's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Gesensway "David Gesensway, MD, specializes in the surgical and non-surgical treatment of the hand, wrist and elbow. Special areas of clinical and research interest include distal radius wrist fractures and tendon transfer surgery for tetraplegia. "I enjoy teaching. When patients understand all aspects of their care they become active participants in their recovery and have better outcomes. My team of certified hand therapists, certified physician assistants and orthopedic assistants greatly help patients through this often difficult process.""

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

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Fracture
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

23  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Minnesota.

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 Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • University Of Mn Med School
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Fellowship in Hand Surgery at University of Minnesota Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gesensway has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gesensway's Reviews

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gesensway to family and friends
17 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Gesensway's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

I got right in and all the staff were nice and helpful. Dr. Gesensway is a great surgeon. Healed my carpal tunnel in no time.
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I didn't think anything could be done about my crippled hands but a joint replacement on my right ring finger made a big difference! I am pleased with the result and grateful for Dr. Gesensway's expertise. I was treated very well....by Dr. G., Laurie, everyone who assisted during surgery, and...more
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Absolutely the best in the business.
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Dr Gesensway is in the wrong profession, He maybe should have become a comedian since he thought the the serious and permanent injuries I have are so funny to him. Dr Gesensway would not be able to do his job as a physician with my hand/wrist. That would be his livelihood! I will not return. I...more
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Dr. Gesensway diagnosed my problem at my first visit with him and ultimately performed surgery. He did an excellent job and in addition is personally funny and engaging. He was also kind and attentive to my medical issue.
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