Dr. Karl B. Michalko, MD

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Dr. Karl B. Michalko, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male

Hand Surgery Associates 360 Linden Oaks Ste 210, Rochester, NY 14625 Get Directions
(585) 641-0141

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Dr. Michalko specializes in Orthopedic Surgery and practices in Rochester, NY. He practices at 1 location.

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      • Helpfulness
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      • Staff
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      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
         (23)
      • How well provider listens and answers questions
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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. Michalko's Office & Staff
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      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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      Rochester, NY |
      Dr Michalko did an excellant job on my wrist that was broken in multiple places. Great expierence from day one. Straight to the point and very knowledgeable. Great job on my wrist. Can barely see the scar. Than you doc. Jake Chennell
      in Rochester, New York |
      I am very impressed with him. Saw him yesterday for a follow up from surgery. I had many questions and concerns, he spent a great deal of time with me. He put my mind at ease. I would highly recommend him!
      in Conesus, NY |
      Great Dr, Just love him !
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      Specialties

      • Orthopedic Surgery
      • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery

      Board Certifications

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      • Orthopedic Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Bone Disorders
      • Broken Arm
      • Bursitis
      • Cancer
      • Carpal Fractures
      • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
      • Chronic Neck Pain
      • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
      • De Quervain's Disease
      • Distal Radius Fracture
      • Elbow Bursitis
      • Elbow Injuries
      • Elbow Sprain
      • Foot Conditions
      • Fracture
      • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
      • Ganglion Cyst
      • Gout
      • Hand Conditions
      • Hand Contracture
      • Hand Fracture
      • Hand Injury
      • Hand Ligament Rupture
      • Joint Pain
      • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
      • Limb Pain
      • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
      • Osteoarthritis
      • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
      • Osteoarthritis of Hands
      • Osteopenia
      • Pseudoarthrosis
      • Pyogenic Arthritis
      • Rheumatoid Arthritis
      • Scaphoid Fractures
      • Skin Cancer
      • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
      • Spondylitis
      • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
      • Systemic Chondromalacia
      • Systemic Sclerosis
      • Tendonitis
      • Thumb Basal Joint Arthritis
      • Trigger Finger
      • Wrist Disorders
      • Wrist Fracture

      Procedures Performed

      • Amputation
      • Arm Surgery
      • Arthritic Hand Reconstruction
      • Arthrocentesis
      • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
      • Basal Thumb Joint Reconstruction
      • Bone Grafting
      • Carpal Tunnel Release
      • Casting
      • De Quervain's Release
      • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
      • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Elbow Tenotomy
      • Endoscopic Hand Surgery
      • Endoscopic Wrist Surgery
      • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
      • Excision of Skin Lesion
      • 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
      • Hand Tendon Repair
      • Joint Drainage
      • Joint Injection
      • Ligament Reconstruction
      • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
      • Nerve Block, Somatic
      • Nerve Surgery
      • Neuroplasty
      • Peripheral Nerve Block
      • Peripheral Nerve Surgery
      • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
      • Skin Grafts
      • Steroid Injection
      • Tendon and Bursa Injection
      • Tendon Surgery
      • Trigger Finger Release
      • Trigger Point Injection
      • Wound Repair
      • Wrist Fusion
      • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
      • Wrist Replacement
      • X-Ray

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      • 0
        Sanctions

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      • 0
        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        University Of Rochester School Of Medicine and Dentistry

        Graduated in 1995

      • Internship Hospital
        Strong Memorial Hospital

        Completed in 1996

      • Residency Hospital
        Strong Memorial Hospital

        Completed in 2000

        University Of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics

        Completed in 2002

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Brown University, Lifespan Hospital

        Completed in 2003

      • Undergraduate School
        Middlebury

        Graduated in 1991

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      Dr. Michalko's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
      • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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