Dr. Elkin Galvis, MD

Dr. Elkin Galvis, MD

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Dr. Elkin Galvis, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Louisville, KY and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from San Juan De Dios U Nacional De Colombia in 1999 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, orthopedic hand surgery, and more.Read his story

225 Abraham Flexner Way Ste 700

Louisville, KY 40202

Contact Information

(502) 561-4263

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
  • Humana
  • 4 More

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Dr. Galvis' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Hand Fracture
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Galvis treats Hand Fracture more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Galvis treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Bennett's Fracture
  • Carpal Fractures
  • Scaphoid Fractures
Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Galvis treats Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers) more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Galvis treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Galvis treats Carpal Tunnel Syndrome more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Galvis treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Galvis' conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • 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
  • Hernia
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spondylitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

About Me

In Kleinert and Kutz Hand center we offer compassionate care for our patients, My focus is the patient as individual,  tailoring the treatment the different needs and situations.

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Pediatric Hand Surgery

Education

Universidad Javeriana
Residency Hospital
2012
Christine Kleinert Hand Sur
Fellowship Hospital
2011
Christine Kleinert Inst For Hand/Microvasc Surg
Fellowship Hospital
1999
San Juan De Dios U Nacional De Colombia
Internship Hospital
1999
San Juan De Dios U Nacional De Colombia
Medical School
2012
2011
1999
1999

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Dr. Galvis' Reviews

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4.3

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I have been a patient for almost a year now. Hes very knowledgeable, he cares about his patients and he is the best dr I have seen. I definitely recommend him.
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Dr Galvis surgically repaired my displaced fractured thumb in March of this year. He is a very caring & kind physician. I followed his orders to a "T", & was recently discharged with a much-improved & functional left thumb. Thank you for your expertise in hand trauma, Dr Galvis!
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Dr. Galvis is amazing and so his is staff! I would recommend him to anyone
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This man is top notch they don't come any better
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
Interplan Health Group
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
Medicaid
Sagamore Health Network
Sagamore Plus
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

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Jewish Hospital

Louisville, KY

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