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Dr. Edwin Vyhmeister, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery ·  Male · Age 62

Dr. Vyhmeister

Dr. Edwin Vyhmeister, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Shoreline, WA and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Loma Linda University School Of Medicine in 1982 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery.


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(206) 363-6947

Dr. Vyhmeister accepts the following insurance:

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Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Dr. Vyhmeister's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vyhmeister treats Carpal Tunnel Syndrome more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Vyhmeister treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Trigger Finger
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vyhmeister treats Trigger Finger more than 63% of his peers

Dr. Vyhmeister treats this condition more than 63% of his peers

Carpal Tunnel Release
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vyhmeister performs Carpal Tunnel Release more than 58% of his peers

Dr. Vyhmeister performs this procedure more than 58% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Endoscopic
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Open

Dr. Vyhmeister's conditions and procedures:

  • Arm Surgery
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

About Me

Care Philosophy

'A lasting measure of altruism is how much remains after you have gone that continues to help others' - Edwin Vyhmeister, MD.

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1989
St Lukes Episcopal Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1988
Pontiac Genl Hospital
Residency Hospital
1983
Pontiac Genl Hospital
Internship Hospital
1982
Loma Linda University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1989
1988
1983
1982

Awards

Dr. Vyhmeister's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Vyhmeister

4.4

Based on 8 reviews

5 Stars
75%
(6)
4 Stars
12.5%
(1)
3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
12.5%
(1)

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What People Say About Dr. Edwin Vyhmeister, MD
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If not for Dr Vyhmeister I would have a prosthesis instead of my left hand. He put me through a lot of pain and ten days in the hospital, but if he hadn't I would have lost my left hand at the least and possibly my life. Despite what other doctors told me, I still have my left hand and over eighty...Read More
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