Dr. Kyle Bickel, MD

Dr. Kyle Bickel, MD

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Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
57 y/o
(4)

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Dr. Kyle Bickel, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in San Francisco, CA and has been practicing for 24 years. He specializes in orthopedic hand surgery, plastic surgery, and more.

601 Van Ness Ave Ste 2018

San Francisco, CA 94102
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Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Trigger Finger
very high
more than 89% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
high
more than 87% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hands
high
more than 86% of peers

Dr. Bickel's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*
  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

45  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Congenital Diseases
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Lupus
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture
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24  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Wrist 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
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • 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
  • Joint Drainage
  • Microsurgical Procedure
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Vascular Surgical Procedures
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Replacement

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Stanford Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Stanford Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Raymond Curtis Hand Fellowship
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bickel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Dr. Bickel's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bickel to family and friends
4 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Bickel'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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

My husband had a thumb trauma injury commonly referred to as 'gamekeeper's thumb' where the entire thumb tendon was torn and disconnected. Dr. Bickel did his surgery and gave excellent advice for post care to recover use of his hand. Everything was done excellently and without mishap. I believe...more
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