Dr. Edward Calkins, MD

Dr. Edward Calkins, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 64
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Dr. Edward Calkins, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Worcester, MA and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Keck Sch Of Med Of The Usc in 1980 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery and plastic surgery of the hand.

281 Lincoln St # 4

Worcester, MA 01605

Contact Information

(508) 334-5916

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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

Osteoarthritis of Hands
very high
more than 97% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
very high
more than 97% of peers
Hand Conditions
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Calkins'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.

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery of the Hand

2  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*
  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

22  Conditions Treated

18  Procedures

  • Arm 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
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • 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
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wound Repair
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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

  • Keck Sch Of Med Of The Usc
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Los Angeles County-U S C Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • U Chicago-Pritzker Sch Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • University Of California-Los Angeles
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Calkins has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Calkins' Reviews

2.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Calkins to family and friends
17 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (9)

Dr. Calkins' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

very nice, explained options and his recommendations. Answered all my questions.
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Dr. Calkins explained everything and the options I had. He helped me make a decision that I was comfortable with.
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Very nice and attentive
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