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Dr. Huey Tien, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery ·  Male · Age 59

Dr. Tien

Kleinert Kutz HCC PLLC

225 Abraham Flexner Way Ste 700 Louisville, KY 40202

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Dr. Huey Tien, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Louisville, KY and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Chung-Shan Medical & Dental College in 1986 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery and hand and upper extremity surgery.


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Very responsive - He saw me the morning after my accident the night before. Great support staff - they scheduled me for surgery the next morning at 8:00 am. Dr. Tien did a great job - complete repair of two tendons and a nerve bundle. The follow-up physical therapy staff is equally responsive and expert. Bottom line - my hand works again!!!
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Dr. Tien was excellent every step of the way from initial consultation, to the surgery, to follow-up care. He has an outstanding and engaging bedside manner. His professionalism and compassion for his patients are truly remarkable.
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I had severe pain on my finger tip for a few years and nobody could figure out why. When I saw Dr. Tien, he told me it was GLOMUS TUMOR, which I have never heard before. He ordered MRI and removed the tumor. My pain immediatly went away. I am very impressed by his knowledge and skill. His office staff are also very efficient and friendly. I am very happy with them.
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Performed hand surgery to remove cyst. excellent result, excellent service, all questions answered, never rushed.
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He fixed my broken wrist. Very kind and excellent doctor.
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Dr. Tien was extremely courteous and pleasant as was his staff. I am very pleased with the procedures that I had done.
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very friendly and efficient. I felt I was in good hands. My hand is pain free and very useable
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Dr. Tien takes his time, even when he doesn't have it to spare. He actually listens to any concerns. He genuinely cares about people. He is a blessing to me. He healed both arms. He made a huge difference in my everyday life! I can't thank him or his staff enough!! I didn't know how miserable I was until Dr. Tien operated on my arms & released me from my suffering!
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I would recommend Dr. Tien. I had a issue with my right hand went to several doctors couldn't find what was wrong. Dr. Tien performed surgery and I am able to use my hand more and more every day.
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I was scheduled to see Dr. Tien twice and only saw a fellow both times. I left with minimal answers about my bilateral arm pain
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Tien graduated from Chung Shan Medical University in 1986 and completed orthopedic residency at Taiwan Tao-Yuan General Hospital in Taiwan. He then served a one-year fellowship as a research fellow, one year as a clinical fellow, followed by anot...

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Hand Surgery

Education

2004
University Of Louisville
Residency Hospital
2000
University Of Louisville
Internship Hospital
1999
Kleinert Inst Hand & Microsurg
Fellowship Hospital
1993
Taiwan Provincial Hosp
Residency Hospital
1989
Taiwan Provincial Hosp
Internship Hospital
1986
Chung-Shan Medical & Dental College
Medical School
1982
Chung-Shan Medical and Dental College
Undergraduate School
2004
2000
1999
1993
1989
1986
1982

Languages

  • Chinese
  • Mandarin
  • Taiwanese
  • English

Awards

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(502) 561-4263

Dr. Tien accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
American Republic
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Bluegrass Family Health
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Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
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Coventry Health Care
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Golden Rule
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
Medicaid
Meritain Health
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
National Elevator
Passport Health Plan
Pekin Insurance
Sagamore Health Network
Sagamore Plus
Travelers
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United Healthcare

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Dr. Tien's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tien treats Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow) more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Tien treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Lateral Epicondylitis (Tennis Elbow)
  • Medial Epicondylitis (Golfer's Elbow)
Dupuytren's Contracture
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tien treats Dupuytren's Contracture more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Tien treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Elbow Injuries
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tien treats Elbow Injuries more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Tien treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Tien's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Peripheral Arterial Occlusion
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthroplasty
  • Arthroscopy
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Injuries
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Reconstruction
  • Nerve Release
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pediatric Fractures
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve and Brachial Plexus Reconstruction
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Nerve Injuries
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Tendon Repair
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Upper Extremity Fracture
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

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Baptist Health Floyd

New Albany, IN

72% Patient experience rating, 3% higher than the national average

76% Patient experience rating, 7% higher than the national average

Clark Memorial Hospital

Jeffersonville, IN

68% Patient experience rating, 1% lower than the national average

Jewish Hospital

Louisville, KY

68% Patient experience rating, 1% lower than the national average

Norton Hospital

Louisville, KY

71% Patient experience rating, 2% higher than the national average

67% Patient experience rating, 2% lower than the national average