Dr. Erin Forest, MD

Dr. Erin Forest, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 47
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Dr. Erin Forest, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Vero Beach, FL and has been practicing for 15 years. She graduated from Roy J Lucille A Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa in 1997 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery, orthopedic surgery, and more.

1155 35th Ln Ste 100

Vero Beach, FL 32960

Contact Information

(772) 569-2330

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Alameda Alliance
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Medicare
  • 7 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Limb Pain
very high
more than 92% of peers
Elbow Injuries
very high
more than 91% of peers
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
more than 90% of peers

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3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

65  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Fracture
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tendonitis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wrist Fracture

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44  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • 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
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Replacement

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • Davidson College, Davidson, NC
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • Roy J Lucille A Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • University Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Allegheny General Hospital/Western Pennsylvania Hospital Medical Education Consortium
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Forest has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Forest's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Forest to family and friends
26 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

  • 5
    (19)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Forest's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Forest is highly professional, skilled, experienced, personable and willing to answer any questions or concerns. It has been 8 months since my hand surgery and I am extremely satisfied with the results of both the surgery and the post-operative therapy. Based on my experience I will highly...more
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Dr. forest is always very professional, but friendly and caring about you, the person not just the patient. Very easy to talk to and she never makes you feel that she is rushed or has anything but your care and well-being in mind.
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