Dr. David Olson, MD

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Dr. David Olson, MD

Hand and Upper Extremity 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 have had the privilege of providing upper extremity care in the Milwaukee Metro area. I offer advanced skills...Read more

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  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Arthritis
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Fractures
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Contusion
  • Cyst
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dislocated Joint
  • Distal Radius Fracture
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Disorders
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Extremity Malunions
  • Extremity Nonunion
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Laceration
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Occupational Injuries
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Nerve Injuries
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scaphoid Fractures
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spondylitis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprain
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Tendon Disorders
  • Tendonitis
  • Thumb Basal Joint Arthritis
  • Traumatic Injuries
  • Trigger Finger
  • Work-Related Injuries
  • Wrist Disorders
  • Wrist Fracture

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Adult Reconstructive Surgery
  • Advanced Tendon Reconstruction
  • Amputation
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritic Hand Reconstruction
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Arthroscopic Joint Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Upper-Extremity Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Articular Cartilage Repair
  • Bicep Repairs
  • Bone and Joint Repair
  • Bone and Joint Replacement
  • Bone Grafting
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Endoscopic
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Open
  • Cartilage Repair
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Decompression
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Endoscopic Hand Surgery
  • Endoscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Excision
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Fluoroscopy
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • 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 and Wrist Fusion
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand Reconstruction
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Hand, Elbow, and Shoulder Microvascular Surgery
  • Hardware Removal
  • Injection of Tendon
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Fusion
  • Joint Injection
  • Joint Reconstruction Surgery
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Joint Surgery
  • Laceration Repair
  • Ligament Reconstruction
  • Microsurgical Procedure
  • Microvascular Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Reconstruction
  • Nerve Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Pediatric Surgical Procedures
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Scar Revision Surgery
  • Soft Tissue Injections
  • Soft Tissue Surgery
  • Sports Medicine Related Procedures
  • Steroid Injection
  • Stitches
  • Tendon and Bursa Injection
  • Tendon Repair
  • Tendon Surgery
  • Total Joint Replacement
  • Total Joint Replacement and Revision
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Worker's Compensation Evaluations
  • Wrist and Forearm Tenotomy
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
  • Wrist Reconstruction
  • Wrist Replacement
  • Wrist Surgery

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  • 0

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  • Medical School
    Ohio State University / College of Medicine

    Graduated in 1973

  • Internship Hospital
    Medical College of Wisconsin

    Completed in 1974

  • Residency Hospital
    Medical College Of Wisconsin Department Of Orthopedic Surgery

    Completed in 1979

    Medical College Of Wisconsin Department Of Surgery

    Completed in 1975

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Hand Surgery Associates/University Of Louisville

    Completed in 1983

  • Undergraduate School
    Bowling Green University, Bowling Green, OH

    Graduated in 1970

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • Milwaukee Magazine Top Doctors, February 2
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Olson's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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  • Specializes in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Malpractice claims in Wisconsin not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

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