Dr. George A. Macer Jr., MD

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Dr. George A. Macer Jr., MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery | Male

Ross Nathan, M.D. Inc. dba The Hand & Wrist Center 3918 Long Beach Blvd Ste 100, Long Beach, CA 90807 Get Directions
(562) 424-9000

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PERSONALIZED, ETHICAL, COMPREHENSIVE CARE OF THE HAND AND WRIST IN ALL AGE GROUPS
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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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  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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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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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • Hand Surgery
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Arthritis
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Joint Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • 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 Spine
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Spine Disorders
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Ulnar Neuropathy

Procedures Performed

  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritic Hand Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery Reconstruction
  • Carpal Tunnel 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
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • 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
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wound Repair
  • Wrist Replacement

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for California.

  • 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

  • Medical School
    Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California

    Graduated in 1976

  • Internship Hospital
    Meml Hospital Med Center

    Completed in 1977

  • Residency Hospital
    Orth Hosp/Usc

    Completed in 1981

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Joseph H. Boyes Hand Surgery Fellowship

    Completed in 1982

  • Undergraduate School
    University of Southern CA

    Graduated in 1970

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • INTERN OF THE YEAR, 1976
    • OUTSTANDING HAND SURGERY EXHIBIT, 1985
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  • Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

    The California Orthopaedic Association is the largest statewide association representing orthopaedic surgeons in California. Orthopaedic surgeons evaluate and treat all types of musculoskeletal injuries and conditions. This includes surgical and non-surgical treatment of the spine, hip, knee, ankle, foot, shoulder, elbow and hand. The Association assists our members by providing continuing medical education and other resources that enhance their ability to provide high value quality health care.

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Dr. Macer Jr.'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, Obstetrics & Gynecology and Orthopedic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Dr. Macer Jr.'s Care Philosophy

PERSONALIZED, ETHICAL, COMPREHENSIVE CARE OF THE HAND AND WRIST IN ALL AGE GROUPS