Dr. Erin E. Forest, MD

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Dr. Erin E. Forest, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery | Female

Hand Surgery Associates 1201 Alhambra Blvd Ste 410, Sacramento, CA 95816 Get Directions

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Dr. Forest specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery and practices in Sacramento, CA. She practices at 1 location.

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  • Fellowship Hospital
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      4.1 based on 25 responses
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      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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      • How well provider listens and answers questions
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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. Forest's Office & Staff
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      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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      • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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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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      Specialties

      • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
      • Arthritis
      • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
      • Orthopedic Surgery
      • Sports Medicine

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      • Hand Surgery
      • Orthopedic Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Arthritis
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Bone Disorders
      • Broken Arm
      • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
      • Elbow Injuries
      • Fracture
      • Hand Conditions
      • Hand Contracture
      • Hand Fracture
      • Joint Pain
      • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
      • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
      • Limb Pain
      • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
      • Osteoarthritis
      • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
      • Osteoarthritis of Hands
      • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
      • Osteoporosis
      • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
      • Pseudoarthrosis
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Rheumatoid Arthritis
      • Rotator Cuff Injuries
      • Rotator Cuff Tear
      • Shoulder Diseases
      • Shoulder Disorders
      • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
      • Shoulder Instability
      • Shoulder Pain
      • Spine Disorders
      • Sports Injuries
      • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
      • Systemic Chondromalacia
      • Tendonitis
      • Trigger Finger
      • Vascular Disease

      Procedures Performed

      • 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
      • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Elbow Replacement
      • Elbow Surgery
      • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
      • Fracture Care
      • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
      • Joint Drainage
      • Neuroplasty
      • Rotator Cuff Surgery
      • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Shoulder Surgery
      • Trigger Finger Release
      • Wrist Replacement

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      • 0
        Malpractice Claims

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      • 0
        Sanctions

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      • 0
        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Roy J Lucille a Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa

        Graduated in 1997

      • Internship Hospital
        University Of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

        Completed in 1998

      • Residency Hospital
        University Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

        Completed in 2002

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Allegheny General Hospital/Western Pennsylvania Hospital Medical Education Consortium

        Completed in 2003

      • Undergraduate School
        Davidson College, Davidson, Nc

        Graduated in 1993

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      Dr. Forest's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery
      • Board certified in Hand Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Forest's Office & Staff

      Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
      Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
      Staff friendliness and courteousness
      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      16 – 30 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Forest

      Level of trust in provider's decisions
      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients