Dr. H Pfaeffle, MD

Dr. H Pfaeffle, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 49
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Dr. H Pfaeffle, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Butler, PA and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine in 2000 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery and orthopedic surgery.

142 Clearview Cir

Butler, PA 16001

Contact Information

(412) 367-0600

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • 8 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Ganglion Cyst
very high
more than 99% of peers
De Quervain's Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
very high
more than 99% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • 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*

86  Conditions Treated

  • Amputated Finger
  • Amputated Thumb
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Biceps Tendinitis
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bone Tumor
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Fractures
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Distal Radius Fracture
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Disorders
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Pain
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Finger Injuries
  • Finger Joint Sprain
  • Foot Conditions
  • Forearm Injuries
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Golfer's Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Ligament Rupture
  • Hand Pain
  • Hip Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Laceration
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Nerve Injury
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Partially Dislocated Elbow (Nursemaid Elbow)
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radial Nerve Entrapment
  • Radial Tunnel Syndrome
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rupture of Ulnar Collateral Ligament of Thumb
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Tendonitis
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Tenosynovitis
  • Thumb Basal Joint Arthritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Ulnar Nerve Entrapment at Wrist
  • Ulnar Nerve Injuries
  • Ulnar Neuropathy
  • Warts
  • Wrist Disorders
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Injuries
  • Wrist Pain
  • Wrist Sprain
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55  Procedures

  • Ankle Fracture Repair
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Bicep Repairs
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Endoscopic
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Open
  • Cyst Aspiration
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Cyst
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Soft Tissue Lesion
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Hand and Elbow Microvascular Surgery
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand Reconstruction
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Surgery
  • Nerve Reconstruction
  • Nerve Release
  • Nerve Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Repair of Amputated Digit
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder, Elbow, Hand, and Wrist Joint Reconstruction
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tendon and Bursa Injection
  • Tendon Repair
  • Tendon Surgery
  • Tommy John Surgery
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
  • Wrist Surgery
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • University Of Pittsburgh / Main Campus
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Upmc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • University Of Washington
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Bs Mechanical Engineering-Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
    Other Education | Completed 1991
  • Ms Engineering Mechanics-Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
    Other Education | Completed 1993
  • PHD Bioengineering University Of Pittsburgh
    Other Education | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pfaeffle has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pfaeffle's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pfaeffle to family and friends
8 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Pfaeffle's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Very disappointed with this doctor & his practice! I received conflicting information at every visit (3 visits total) & found Pfaefle & staff didn't care in the least! (my daughter-in-law went with me to visits & even she commented on how nothing he said was consistent from visit to visit. Glad...more
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