Dr. Helmut Pfalz, MD

Dr. Helmut Pfalz, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
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Dr. Helmut Pfalz, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Prince Frederick, MD and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Universitaet Ulm, Medizinische Fakultat in 1994 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery.

110 Hospital Rd Ste 214

Prince Frederick, MD 20678

Contact Information

(410) 535-7530

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
high
more than 88% of peers
Dupuytren's Contracture
normal
more than 71% of peers
Carpal Tunnel Release
normal
more than 66% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

11  Conditions Treated

3  Procedures

Background Check

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Education

  • Universitaet Ulm, Medizinische Fakultat
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • University Ulm
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Wright State University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Wright State University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German

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Dr. Pfalz's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Pfalz

4.9

Based on 111 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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Dr. Pfalz performed BOTH of my Carpal Tunnel release surgeries. He's professional and personable. He is a skilled surgeon and both of my surgeries were successful with fast recovery and relief was immediate. Highly recommend Dr. Pfalz to anyone considering hand surgery.
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Carpal tunnel success in Waldorf, MD – Jun 28, 2018
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Dr. Pfalz saw my husband after he was diagnosed in the ER with an infected gallbladder that needed to come out immediately. Dr. Pfalz explained everything in terms we were able to understand, answered every question and put my husband at ease. His bedside manner is excellent. We recommend him very...Read More
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Laura in Huntingtown, MD – May 31, 2018
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I would highly recommend Dr. Pfalz. I have had two hand surgeries and a hernia operation with Dr. Pfalz and with each he never rushed me and answered all my questions. He explained each procedure thoroughly. Each operation was a success. If needed I would have Dr. Pfalz as my surgeon again.
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Ken Wease – Mar 16, 2018
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I had surgery on my wrist in January 2018 and it went very well. My initial visit to discuss my options was extremely informative. Dr. Pfalz took his time and went over every option with me. I decided to proceed with surgery after the initial testing was performed. Dr. Pfalz made me feel at ease...Read More
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Robyn in Mechanicsville – Feb 16, 2018
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Great experience all around. Dr Pfalz and his staff were efficient, friendly, and kept me informed every step of the way. Dr. Pfalz was able to diagnose and surgically correct me problem with my hand. My recovery has been right on tract and my pain is gone and my movement in my finger has been...Read More
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Prince Frederick – Feb 16, 2018
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