Dr. Hesham Abdelfattah, MD

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Dr. Hesham Abdelfattah, MD
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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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).

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    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.

    Dr. Abdelfattah's Care Philosophy

    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).

    Dr. Abdelfattah'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 Surgery
    •  No board certification on record with Healthgrades
    •  Malpractice claims in Pennsylvania not available
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    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

    Education

    • Medical School
      Tx Tech Univ Hlth Sci Ctr Sch Of Med

      Graduated in 2009

    • Internship Hospital
      Emory University School Of Medicine
    • Residency Hospital
      West Virginia University School Of Medicine
    • Fellowship Hospital
      Thomas Jefferson University
      University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery
    • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
    • Microsurgery
    • Peripheral Nerve Surgery

    Procedures Performed

    • 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