Dr. George Macer Jr, MD

Dr. George Macer Jr, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 69
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Dr. George Macer Jr, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Long Beach, CA and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California in 1976 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery.

3918 Long Beach Blvd Ste 100

Long Beach, CA 90807

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

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

Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hands
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hand Conditions
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Macer Jr'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Macer Jr "PERSONALIZED, ETHICAL, COMPREHENSIVE CARE OF THE HAND AND WRIST IN ALL AGE GROUPS"

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

3  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

48  Conditions Treated

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27  Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Arthritic Hand Reconstruction
  • 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, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • 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
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • 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

  • University of Southern CA
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1970
  • Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Meml Hospital Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Orth Hosp/Usc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Joseph H. Boyes Hand Surgery Fellowship
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

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

Dr. Macer Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Dr. Macer Jr's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Macer Jr to family and friends
15 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Macer Jr's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Made a next day appt although my in office experience was deplorable. Provided insurance for a pre-check of PPO coverage and downloaded forms to complete before the visit. Arrived on time, called after 25 mins to complete forms. Handed in immediately. Advised I had to leave by 11. At 10:50 I...more
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