Dr. Fraser Leversedge, MD

Dr. Fraser Leversedge, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery | Male | 48 years old

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I specialize in hand and upper extremity surgery with an interest in brachial plexus and peripheral nerve repair and reconstruction tendon repair and reconstruction hand and wrist conditions and congenital and pediatric conditions of the upper extremity. I care for athletes of all ages from youth teams to professional athletes to the athletes at two Olympic Games. I am Director of the Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery Fellowship at Duke and enjoy teaching. Most importantly I believe in providing a comprehensive evaluation that emphasizes the patient's understanding and education as to his or her condition. My family and I moved from Denver Colorado (where I was in private practice for eight years) to Duke in 2009. We enjoy being a part of the Duke community.Read more

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Dr. Leversedge's Care Philosophy

I specialize in hand and upper extremity surgery with an interest in brachial plexus and peripheral nerve repair and reconstruction tendon repair and reconstruction hand and wrist conditions and congenital and pediatric conditions of the upper extremity. I care for athletes of all ages from youth teams to professional athletes to the athletes at two Olympic Games. I am Director of the Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery Fellowship at Duke and enjoy teaching. Most importantly I believe in providing a comprehensive evaluation that emphasizes the patient's understanding and education as to his or her condition. My family and I moved from Denver Colorado (where I was in private practice for eight years) to Duke in 2009. We enjoy being a part of the Duke community.

Dr. Leversedge'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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  • Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Lupus
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Still's Disease
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

Education

  • Medical School
    Dartmouth College

    Graduated in 1995

    Dartmouth Geisel School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1995

  • Residency Hospital
    Emory University Hospital

    Completed in 2000

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Washington University School Of Medicine

    Completed in 2001

  • Undergraduate School
    Dartmouth College

    Graduated in 1990

  • Other Education
    Assistant Professor, Department Of Orthopaedic Surgery Duke University

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm 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, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement