Dr. James Vahey, MD

Dr. James Vahey, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
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Dr. James Vahey, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Las Vegas, NV and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from U OF CHGO DIV OF BIO SCI PRITZKER SCH OF MED in 1989 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery and orthopedic surgery.Read his story

8585 S Eastern Ave Ste 100

Las Vegas, NV 89123

Contact Information

(702) 798-8585

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Vahey performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Dupuytren's Contracture
very high
more than 96% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hands
high
more than 87% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
high
more than 87% of peers

Dr. Vahey's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Vahey's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Vahey "After completing medical school with honors at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, and receiving extensive training in general and orthopaedic surgery, I began a fellowship in microsurgery and hand/upper extremity surgery at the Indiana Hand Center. I then relocated to Las Vegas, where I am a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon and a founder of the Hand Center of Nevada. A proud member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, I have also been awarded a Certificate of Added Qualification. I consider myself an author, lecturer, and teacher, and I have dedicated my career to providing outstanding, personalized patient care."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Vahey does not have any board certifications listed.

33  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Limb Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture
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19  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • 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
  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Nevada.

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

  • U OF CHGO DIV OF BIO SCI PRITZKER SCH OF MED
    Medical School | Graduated 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Vahey has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Vahey has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Vahey's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Vahey to family and friends
31 total reviews (14 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (31)

  • 5
    (26)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Vahey'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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (14)

a minute ago I had Dupuytren's surgery on my my hand with Xiaflex injections. Dr. Vahey was professional and explained everything. The hand therapists and staff were great. Office staff was friendly. The results of the procedure were a complete success!
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a minute ago Dr. James Vahey performed Dupuytren's surgery on my husband hand with Xiaflex injections. He provided outstanding, personalized patient care! The hand therapists and office staff were professional and friendly. The results were a complete success!
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I have been a patient of Dr. Vahey for many years. He and his entire staff are wonderful and I am very pleased with the care and treatment I have received.
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I have visited Dr Vahey in January and he was doing research on my arm. I had sharp pain on March 6th and had a surgery on the 7th after surgery my arm feels so much better I cant believe it after surgery I recommend him to anyone in Vegas. The best doctor in Vegas.
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Dr Vahey and his entire staff were so great with everything they did for me with my hand surgery. His assistant Magaly is so awesome with her care and help with everything. You will not find a more professional or friendly staff or doctor. I highly recommend going there. You will be glad you did.
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