Dr. Edwin Vyhmeister, MD

Dr. Edwin Vyhmeister, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
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Dr. Edwin Vyhmeister, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Shoreline, WA and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Loma Linda University School Of Medicine in 1982 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery.

19930 Ballinger Way NE

Shoreline, WA 98155

Contact Information

(206) 363-6947

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
more than 92% of peers
Hand Conditions
high
more than 87% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
high
more than 84% of peers

Dr. Vyhmeister'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Vyhmeister "'A lasting measure of altruism is how much remains after you have gone that continues to help others' - Edwin Vyhmeister, MD."

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

15  Conditions Treated

13  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • 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
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Vyhmeister has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Vyhmeister's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Vyhmeister to family and friends
8 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Vyhmeister's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

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...more
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