Dr. James Piorkowski, MD

Dr. James Piorkowski, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
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Age 41
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Dr. James Piorkowski, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Glastonbury, CT and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from Georgetown University in 2003 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery, orthopedic surgery, and more.

195 Eastern Blvd # 200

Glastonbury, CT 06033

Contact Information

(860) 527-7161

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Connecticare
  • Medicaid

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Top Care Areas

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Synovial Biopsy
very high
more than 98% of peers
Hip Fracture
high
more than 83% of peers
Fracture
high
more than 83% of peers

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3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

82  Conditions Treated

  • Amputated Finger
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Burn Injuries
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Fractures
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • 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
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Traumatic Injuries
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Injuries

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53  Procedures

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopy
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Complex Fracture Reconstruction
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Reconstruction
  • Nerve Release
  • Neuroplasty
  • Reconstructive Microsurgery
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Skin Grafts
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Surgery

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • College of the Holy Cross
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1999
  • Georgetown University
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • University of CT School of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • University of Alabama At Birmingham
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • University of Missouri / Columbia Campus
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2015
  • University of Alabama At Birmingham
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Piorkowski has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Piorkowski's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Piorkowski to family and friends
25 total reviews (24 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

  • 5
    (24)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Piorkowski'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

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (24)

I had a benign tumor in my finger that required surgery. The surgery involved a bone graft to the finger, and Dr. Piorkowski did an awesome job with the surgery and it is now fully healed and back to normal. Dr. Piorkowski was extremely helpful throughout the whole process from before the surgery...more
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I had lacerated my left pinkie finger with a knife and sliced open my flexor tendon and partially severed the nerve. Fortunately, Dr. Priokowski was in the E.R that night and had me scheduled for surgery within a few days. The surgery went by perfectly and after only a few months of therapy I had...more
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Dr. Piorkowski is a phenomenal doctor. He is efficient, knowledgable, determined, and precise. Everything you look for when picking the right doctor. I was very lucky to be recommended to such a brilliant doctor. I came in three months after breaking the humerus in my right arm. My elbow and...more
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I was in a serious car accident on April 16, 2016 and I am more than lucky to be alive but I don’t think I would even be telling my story had it not been for my surgeon Dr. James Piorkowski. I hit a telephone pole and had to be flown by life star to Hartford Hospital with several severe injuries...more
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I had an accident and have problem with my wrist, after 5 months of treatment and thinking I will never recover, Dr. Piorkowski perform surgery in my wrist and forearm and now I am ready to go back to work without any limitations. Thank you Dr. Piorkowski for persevering, and treating and helping...more
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