Dr. Douglas M. Hassan, MD

Dr. Douglas M. Hassan, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery | Male | 55 years old

Douglas M. Hassan, MD, a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with extensive expertise in hand surgery, provides...Read more

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Douglas M. Hassan, MD, a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with extensive expertise in hand surgery, provides advanced surgical treatment for conditions...   Read More

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  • Orthopedic Surgerynull
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  • Fellowship Hospital
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      3.7 based on 22 responses
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      • Level of trust in provider's decisions
         (22)
      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
         (22)
      • How well provider listens and answers questions
         (22)
      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. Hassan's Office & Staff
      • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
         (22)
      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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      • Staff friendliness and courteousness
         (22)
      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
        10 – 15 minutes (18)
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      I have had a total of 9 hand procedures performed by Dr. Hassan. I trust him 100 percent with my care. All procedures have been successful in correcting my ongoing issues with my hands and arms. I have been seeing Dr. Hassan as needed over the course of 15 years. He has always taken more than enough time with me. He is caring as well as skilled and knowledgeable.
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      Specialties

      • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
      • Orthopedic Surgery

      Board Certifications

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      • Hand Surgery
      • Orthopedic Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Adhesive Capsulitis
      • Bone Disorders
      • Broken Arm
      • Bursitis
      • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
      • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
      • De Quervain's Disease
      • Dupuytren's Contracture
      • Elbow Bursitis
      • Elbow Injuries
      • Elbow Sprain
      • Fracture
      • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
      • Ganglion Cyst
      • Glenoid Labrum Tear
      • Gout
      • Hand Conditions
      • Hand Fracture
      • Hip Fracture
      • Joint Pain
      • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
      • Limb Pain
      • Lupus
      • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
      • Osteoarthritis
      • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
      • Osteoarthritis of Hands
      • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
      • Osteopenia
      • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
      • Pseudoarthrosis
      • Pyogenic Arthritis
      • Rheumatoid Arthritis
      • Rotator Cuff Tear
      • Shoulder Dislocation
      • Shoulder Disorders
      • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
      • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
      • Sjögren's Syndrome
      • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
      • Systemic Chondromalacia
      • Trigger Finger
      • Wrist Disorders
      • Wrist Fracture

      Procedures Performed

      • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
      • Arm Surgery
      • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
      • Carpal Tunnel Release
      • De Quervain's Release
      • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
      • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
      • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
      • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
      • Elbow Replacement
      • Elbow Surgery
      • Excision of Radius or Ulna
      • Fracture Care
      • 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 Surgery
      • Joint Drainage
      • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
      • Partial Shoulder Replacement
      • Rotator Cuff Surgery
      • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
      • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
      • Shoulder Replacement
      • Shoulder Surgery
      • Steroid Injection
      • Trigger Finger Release
      • Trigger Point Injection
      • Wrist Fusion
      • Wrist Replacement
      • Wrist Surgery

      Background Check

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        Malpractice Claims not available

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        Sanctions

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      • 0
        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        University of British Columbia / Faculty of Medicine

        Graduated in 1987

      • Internship Hospital
        Toronto East Genl Hosp

        Completed in 1988

      • Residency Hospital
        U Saskatchewan

        Completed in 1995

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Allen McGavin Sports Med Ctr

        Completed in 1996

        Phoenix Integrated Hand Fell

        Completed in 1997

        University of Saskatchewan / College of Medicine

        Completed in 1995

      • Undergraduate School
        University of British Columbia

        Graduated in 1983

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      Dr. Hassan's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery
      • Board certified in Hand Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery
      • Malpractice claims in Washington not available
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      10 – 15 minutes

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      Dr. Hassan's Care Philosophy

      Douglas M. Hassan, MD, a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with extensive expertise in hand surgery, provides advanced surgical treatment for conditions of the hand and upper extremity resulting from trauma, disease or sports-related injury. Dr Hassan believes in fostering a therapeutic partnership with each patient, promoting clear communication regarding the recommended treatment plan and required rehabilitation. Dr. Hassan is a member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery. Active in the community as a youth sports coach, Dr. Hassan also enjoys skiing, golf and tennis.