Dr. Hesham Abdelfattah, MD

Dr. Hesham Abdelfattah, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 34
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Dr. Hesham Abdelfattah, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Philadelphia, PA. He is 34 years old and has been practicing for 9 years. Read his story

3401 N Broad St

Philadelphia, PA 19140

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • MultiPlan

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Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
more than 6% of peers

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Dr. Abdelfattah's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Abdelfattah "Dr. Hesham Abdelfattah, MD is an orthopaedic surgeon with additional fellowship training and expertise in hand and upper extremity surgery. He was born and raised in Texas, where he completed his undergraduate studies and medical school. After graduating medical school, Dr. Abdelfattah completed an internship in General Surgery at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, GA. He then went on to successfully complete his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at West Virginia University, where he trained in all aspects of musculoskeletal surgery. Upon being selected for fellowship at the nationally renowned Philadelphia Hand Center at Thomas Jefferson University, Dr. Abdelfattah moved to Philadelphia to receive additional expert training in hand, upper extremity, and microvascular surgery. He was part of an intensive, combined full upper extremity surgery training program, where he then also received fellowship training in shoulder and elbow surgery at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Abdelfattah specializes in disorders of the hand, wrist, elbow, arm, and shoulder including trauma and reconstruction. He performs a wide variety of surgeries including arthroscopy, fracture treatment, ligament repair and reconstruction, joint replacement, tendon reconstruction and tendon transfer, peripheral nerve surgery, and microvascular surgery. In addition to being a practicing surgeon in the United States, Dr. Abdelfattah has also collaborated with other physicians and traveled abroad to provide care to patients in multiple countries including Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, and Uganda."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Abdelfattah "Dr. Abdelfattah takes pride in his philosophy of "treating the whole person, and not just the disease or the affected limb". He prioritizes spending time with patients to understand how their ailments are impacting their lives, and uses a physician-patient team approach to providing the best care possible (both surgical and non-surgical)."


  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Microsurgery

Board Certifications

Dr. Abdelfattah does not have any board certifications listed.


Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Fractures
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Disorders
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Finger Injuries
  • Forearm Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Neuropathy
  • Joint Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Neuropathy, Motor and Sensory
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis of Hand and Wrist
  • Rupture of Ulnar Collateral Ligament of Thumb
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Thumb Basal Joint Arthritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Ulnar Nerve Entrapment at Wrist
  • Ulnar Neuropathy
  • Wrist Disorders
  • Wrist Fracture


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  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Basal Thumb Joint Reconstruction
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's 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
  • Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
  • Elbow Reconstruction
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Finger Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand Reconstruction
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Hand and Elbow Microvascular Surgery
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fusion
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand, Elbow, and Shoulder Microvascular Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
  • Wrist Reconstruction
  • Wrist Replacement
  • Wrist Surgery


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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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    Medical School | Graduated 2009
  • Emory University School of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • West Virginia University School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Thomas Jefferson University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Abdelfattah has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Abdelfattah has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Abdelfattah's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Abdelfattah to family and friends
based on 2 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

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  • 3
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Dr. Abdelfattah's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Moorestown, NJ |
I have already recommended him! At age 65, it was my first experience with a fracture requiring surgery (and my first surgery). I found Dr Abdelfattah to be exceedingly kind, knowledgeable, and competent. I have had a wonderful result. With luck, I will never need him again, but if I do, I will not...more
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in Philadelphia, PA |
I would recommend Dr. Abdelfattah to everyone. He is a very nice doctor and he is good at what he does. He is kind and pleasant to talk to. He takes the time to explain your condition and answers any question that you may have. He has a nice smile and is courtesy.
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Dr. Abdelfattah accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerihealth
    Personal Choice PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health America PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Community Blue PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Abdelfattah has admitting privileges

Chestnut Hill Hospital
8835 Germantown Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19118
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Temple University Hospital
3401 N Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19140
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