Dr. Gary Pess, MD

Dr. Gary Pess, MD

Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
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Dr. Gary Pess, MD is a hand and upper extremity surgery specialist in Eatontown, NJ and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in hand and upper extremity surgery, orthopedic hand surgery, and more.

2 Industrial Way W Ste 203

Eatontown, NJ 07724

Contact Information

(732) 542-4477

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • QualCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
very high
more than 99% of peers
Dupuytren's Contracture
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hands
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Pess's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

3  Specialties

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

2  Board Certifications

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

34  Conditions Treated

  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture
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20  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • 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
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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

  • SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Beth Israel Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Nyu Med Ctr/Bellevue Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pess has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pess' Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pess to family and friends
20 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Pess' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Pess was very friendly and kind. He took the time to listen to my problems and answered all my questions. He was able to figure out what was wrong with me even though my previous doctor missed the diagnosis. His surgical skill was exceptional and I recovered very quickly from my surgery with no...more
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Very friendly and actively listening to problem.
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He is just the best!!! I highly recommend him.
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