Dr. John Mahon, MD

Dr. John Mahon, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
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Age 60
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Dr. John Mahon, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in South Bend, IN and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons in 1984 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery, pediatric hand surgery, and more.Read his story

6301 University Commons

South Bend, IN 46635

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  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Medicare
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Dr. Mahon's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Osteoarthritis of Hands
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Mahon treats Osteoarthritis of Hands more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Mahon treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Mahon treats Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Mahon treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
Hand Conditions
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Mahon treats Hand Conditions more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Mahon treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Mahon's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Arm Surgery
Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Arthritis of the Finger
Arthritis of the Hand
Arthritis of the Wrist
Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
Avulsion Fracture
Bennett's Fracture
Broken Arm
Bursitis
Cancer
Carpal Fractures
Carpal Tunnel Release
Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Open
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Chondrocalcinosis
Colles' Fracture
Complex Fractures
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
Compound Fracture
Compression Fracture
Congenital Deformity
Cyst
Cyst Aspiration
De Quervain's Disease
De Quervain's Release
Debridement
Distal Radius Fracture
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
Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
Elbow Injuries
Elbow Sprain
Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
Excision of Lipoma
Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
Excision of Radius or Ulna
Excision of Skin Lesion
Extra-Articular Fracture
Foreign Body Removal
Fracture
Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
Fracture Care
Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
Ganglion Cyst
Golfer's Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
Gout
Hand and Elbow Microvascular Surgery
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
Hand and Wrist Fusion
Hand Conditions
Hand Fracture
Hand Neuropathy
Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
Hand Reconstruction
Hand Surgery
Hand Tendon Repair
Hardware Removal
Intra-Articular Fracture
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Laceration Repair
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Ligament Sprain
Limb Pain
Lupus
Malunion of Fracture
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Neuroplasty
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Elbow
Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Wrist
Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rheumatoid Arthritis of Hand and Wrist
Ruptured Tendon
Scaphoid Fractures
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Steroid Injection
Tendon Disorders
Tendon Injuries
Tendon Repair
Tendonitis
Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
Tenosynovitis
Trigger Finger
Trigger Finger Release
Trigger Point Injection
Ulnar Nerve Injuries
Ulnar Neuropathy
Upper Extremity Fracture
Work-Related Injuries
Wrist and Forearm Tenotomy
Wrist Disorders
Wrist Fracture
Wrist Fusion
Wrist Injuries
Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
Wrist Pain
Wrist Reconstruction
Wrist Replacement
Wrist Sprain
Wrist Surgery
Writers' Cramp

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Mahon provides operative and non-operative treatment for all conditions affecting the hand, wrist and elbow. Conservative in his approach to treatment, Dr. Mahon recognizes that many conditions respond well to non-operative measures and requir...

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Education

  • 1990
    Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
    1990
  • 1989
    Ny and Presby Hp Columbia Campus
    Residency Hospital
    1989
  • 1989
    North Shore University Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1989
  • 1984
    Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical School
    1984
  • 1980
    Notre Dame
    Undergraduate School
    1980

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Mahon's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Mahon

4.6

Based on 47 reviews

5 Stars
87.23404255319149%
(41)
4 Stars
2.127659574468085%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
2.127659574468085%
(1)
1 Star
8.51063829787234%
(4)

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Extremely arrogant, doesn't listen to patients, likes to recommend surgery for everything, and exceptionally rude! Charges for all services are higher than most. He looks down on peopl. He has botched 3 surgeries on friends, plus 2 on myself! Stay away!!!
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I am a professional Hammond B3 and piano musician. When I shattered my wrist, I thought of ALL the people that I knew that had that experience that never fully recovered from it. I had to have a titanium plate put in with ten screws. In an unexpectedly short time, I had NO pain, FULL range of...Read More
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Dr. Mahon took wonderful care of my daughters broken arm. Office staff is very professional and compassionate. Wonderful experience and would highly recommend his practice for anyone in need of this type of services. Definitely go above and beyond to take outstanding care of their patients!!
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I had a lipoma on my right wrist and saw Dr. Mahon who suggested I might want to have it removed. Dr. Mahon was so nice to me and explained everything thoroughly. Surgery went well and I would definitely see him again and recommend him to anyone with any problems with their hands or wrists. His...Read More
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I highly recommend Dr. John Mahon for any issues regarding the hand or wrist. As a senior with aging issues, I found Dr. Mahon to be very helpful in my diagnosis and thorough in explaining the surgery that was needed. I experienced outstanding service from the entire staff at Northern Indiana...Read More
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Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
Aetna
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Choice POS II
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Elect Choice
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Managed Choice PPO
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CHAMPVA
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Coventry Health Care
Medicare
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Medicare Advantage PPO
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