Dr. Douglas Hassan, MD

Dr. Douglas Hassan, MD

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Orthopedic Hand Surgery  |  
Male  |  
56 y/o
(24)

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Dr. Douglas Hassan, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Tacoma, WA and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from University of British Columbia / Faculty of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery and orthopedic surgery.Read his story

Puget Sound Orthopaedics

1724 W Union Ave Ste 100

Tacoma, WA 98405
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Accepted insurance

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Choice Health
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Worker's Compensation

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Top Care Areas

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
more than 94% of peers
Trigger Finger
very high
more than 89% of peers
Trigger Finger Release
high
more than 85% of peers

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Dr. Hassan's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Hassan "I believe in fostering a therapeutic partnership with each patient, promoting clear communication regarding the recommended treatment plan and required rehabilitation. "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hassan "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."
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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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

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Procedures

  • 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

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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 British Columbia
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • University of British Columbia / Faculty of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Toronto East Genl Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • U Saskatchewan
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Allen McGavin Sports Med Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Phoenix Integrated Hand Fell
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • University of Saskatchewan / College of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hassan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hassan's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hassan to family and friends
3.6
based on 24 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Hassan's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

His confidence throughout the process helped me relax about it and I think recover well. The procedures recommended by him worked out well as far as I am concerned.
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Dr Hassan was recommended by my family physician. He is a no non sense type of doctor and tells you like it is. He knows his business and does a good job.
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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...more
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