Dr. Eric George, MD

Dr. Eric George, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
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Dr. Eric George, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Metairie, LA and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Joan C Edwards School Of Medicine At Marshall University in 1989 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery and orthopedic surgery.

4228 Houma Blvd Ste 600B

Metairie, LA 70006

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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Carpal Tunnel Release
very high
more than 99% of peers
Neuroplasty
very high
more than 99% of peers
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

59  Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Skin Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture
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26  Procedures

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • 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
  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Skin Grafts
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Replacement

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

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

  • Joan C Edwards School Of Medicine At Marshall University
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Butterworth Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Phoenix Integrated Mayo Clinic
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Grand Rapids Area Med Edn Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. George has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. George's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. George to family and friends
63 total reviews (15 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (63)

  • 5
    (51)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (11)

Dr. George'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

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (15)

Dr George is a great surgeon. There is no doubt he is best in the southeast, he does all of saints players I’ve been in his office when they come in to see him . He saved my hand . You people who complain about him are clueless,. The dude works 100 hours a week He is really talented and generous....more
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Wonderful doctor, excellent choice.
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Not very happy after I got to the doctors office today to find out that my appointment was cancelled. I drove from Ponchatoula for a follow-up visit about my wrist. The office staff was not very concerned that they cancelled my appointment without even calling me. When I went for my first...more
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Dr. George is a fantastic doctor. I had a complicated surgery and it went well. However, I cannot recommend him because of his office staff and billing practices. Most of his office staff members border on being rude and give out incorrect information. When I tried to get a bill explained I was...more
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I had both hands operated on by George. Every thing went well. Rehab was great and return check up were informative and helpful. I have sent others to him and never heard anything bad. Great surgeon and doctor .
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