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Orthopedic Hand Surgery | Female

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Kristin Nesbitt, M.D., F.A.C.S. is board-certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and specializes in Hand and Upper Extremity Disorders at the Mid-Maryland Musculoskeletal Institute (MMI) division in Frederick, Maryland. Dr. Nesbitt is a firm believer in conservative care and therapies working with her hand-picked team of certified hand therapists. When surgery is required, for most procedures she utilizes minimally invasive techniques that lead to an easier, faster recovery with an earlier return to work and activities. Dr. Nesbitt has published articles on various topics, including one in the Journal of Hand Surgery on distal radius fractures and the Journal of Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery on endoscopic carpal tunnel release.

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Dr. Nesbitt's Performance
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    VERY GOOD
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    GOOD
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    VERY GOOD
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  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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in Frederick, MD |
Dr. Nesbitt performed a trigger Finger release on both my right and left hand. Pretty much pain-free, trouble-free and everything went off without a hitch! Nice job Dr. Nesbitt!
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Kristin Nesbitt, M.D., F.A.C.S. is board-certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and specializes in Hand and Upper Extremity Disorders at the Mid-Maryland Musculoskeletal Institute (MMI) division in Frederick, Maryland. Dr. Nesbitt is a firm believer in conservative care and therapies working with her hand-picked team of certified hand therapists.  When surgery is required, for most procedures she utilizes minimally invasive techniques that lead to an easier, faster recovery with an earlier return to work and activities.  Dr. Nesbitt has published articles on various topics, including one in the Journal of Hand Surgery on distal radius fractures and the Journal of Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery on endoscopic carpal tunnel release.

Dr. Nesbitt'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 Hand Surgery
  •  Board certified in Hand Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery
  •  Malpractice claims in Maryland not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

Education

  • Medical School
    University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1998

  • Residency Hospital
    Henry Ford Health Science Center

    Completed in 2003

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Curtis National Hand Center

    Completed in 2004

  • Undergraduate School
    Lynchburg College

    Graduated in 1994

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Professional Affiliations

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate