Dr. John Hand, MD

Dr. John Hand, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
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Age 51
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Dr. John Hand, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Sarasota, FL and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Suny Upstate Medical University (Syracuse) in 1992 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery and orthopedic surgery.

1950 Arlington St Ste 111

Sarasota, FL 34239

Contact Information

(941) 921-2600

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Dupuytren's Contracture
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hands
very high
more than 99% of peers
Trigger Finger
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hand "Schofield, Hand and Bright Orthopaedics specializes in the state of the art medical and surgical treatment of musculoskeletal disorders including, sports and over use injuries, fractures, arthritis, and work-related injuries. Our goal is to render timely, quality and compassionate care for the members of our community. Each of our physicians has over ten years of experience treating patients of all ages in the Sarasota area. Drs. Brian Schofield, John Hand and Adam Bright strive to continually improve their skills and knowledge in the rapidly changing field of orthopedic surgery so that they can offer their patients the newest treatment alternatives. Our staff's mission is to provide courteous service, one patient at a time. Welcome to Schofield, Hand & Bright Orthopaedics."

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2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

80  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

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39  Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • 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
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement
  • X-Ray

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • Suny Upstate Medical University (Syracuse)
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • University Of Miami/jackson Meml Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • University At Buffalo School Of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • University Of Miami/ Health South Doctors Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hand has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hand's Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hand to family and friends
26 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

  • 5
    (25)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Hand'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 (7)

I had trigger thumb and injections weren’t working. My next option was surgery so I wanted the best. I had heard many great compliments about this surgeon. I am now post surgical and my thumb is back to normal function. I would not hesistate to recommend this physician!
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I had two hand surgeries by Dr. Hand. (on separate hands). Both went very smoothly and were very successful. He was very thorough, pleasant and friendly to work with. My husband, a hand surgeon himself, had one hand operated on by him, as well. We both really thought the world of this surgeon. We...more
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I dislocated my finger the day before Hurricane Irma. The morning after the power was restored I contacted Dr. Hand's office. They had me come in that day. In less than an hour I'd made out the new patient forms, been X rayed, and treated by Dr. Hand. He explained the rehab,. I was X rayed a...more
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Dr. Hand is an outstanding hand surgeon. Thank you for your skilled care!
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I broke radius bone in my wrist in a fall and within two days Dr. Hand opened the surgical center on a Saturday morning in order to repair the break. His follow up care was excellent. He answered all my questions and never rushed my appointments. He is an excellent and caring surgeon. I...more
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