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Dr. Vella's bio
This content was provided by Dr. Vella "Dr. Vella is an expert in all aspects of hand, wrist and elbow conditions and has distinguished himself in the areas of carpal tunnel syndrome, treatment of tendonitis, fracture care, traumatic reconstruction, arthritis and tendon transfers. He has served as consultant for professional athletes including NFL, WPGA, Phoenix Roadrunners and collegiate athletes of all types. He is Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Vella completed his fellowship in hand surgery at the renowned Indiana Hand Center and brings the newest innovations in hand surgery to the Phoenix area. Dr. Vella has presented topics at national hand society meetings and has published articles in the leading hand journal. He has participated in clinical research topics including carpal tunnel, ganglion cysts and wrist fractures. He served as a clinical investigator for national research regarding Xiaflex (collagenase) treatment of Dupuytren's contracture. He annually attends national conferences to incorporate the latest innovations into his practice. Dr. Vella's patients comment on his unique ability to convey knowledge to them about the anatomy, pathology and rationale behind treatment plans tailored to fit their needs. RECOVERY. RESULTS. RELIEF."
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Orthopedic Hand Surgery
Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
Bicep Muscle Strain
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
Hand Ligament Rupture
Hand Muscle Strain
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
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, Open
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Nerve Block, Somatic
Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
Trigger Finger Release
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George Washington University School Of Medicine
Medical School | Graduated 2009
Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center
Residency Hospital | Completed 2014
San Francisco Shoulder, Elbow and Hand Clinic
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2015
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
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