Dr. Lewis Chamoy, MD

Dr. Lewis Chamoy, MD

Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery | Male | 70 years old

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I believe in treating the whole patient, not just the chief complaint. Many times a patient has a medical condition or illness that manifests itself as a hand problem. A thorough history and exam brings these problems to light and brings relief to the patient.Read more

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Dr. Chamoy's Care Philosophy

I believe in treating the whole patient, not just the chief complaint. Many times a patient has a medical condition or illness that manifests itself as a hand problem. A thorough history and exam brings these problems to light and brings relief to the patient.

Dr. Chamoy's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  •  Board certified in General Surgery and Hand Surgery
  •  Malpractice claims in Wisconsin not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • General Surgery
  • Hand Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Avulsion Fracture
  • Benign Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors
  • Bicep Injuries
  • Birthmark
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Fractures
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cartilage Disorders
  • Cartilage Tear
  • Cellulitis
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Complex Fractures
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Compound Fracture
  • Compression Fracture
  • Congenital Contracture
  • Contusion
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dislocated Joint
  • Distal Radius Fracture
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Ear Disorders
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Disorders
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Extra-Articular Fracture
  • Extremity Malunions
  • Extremity Nonunion
  • Fibroma
  • Finger Disorders
  • Finger Injuries
  • Finger Joint Sprain
  • Forearm Injuries
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gangrenous Disorder
  • Giant Cell Tumor
  • Golfer's Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
  • Gout
  • Granuloma
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Injury
  • Hand Ligament Rupture
  • Hand Muscle Strain
  • Hand Neuropathy
  • Hand Pain
  • Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome
  • Heberden's Nodes
  • Hemangioma
  • Joint Disorders
  • Joint Pain
  • Joint Swelling
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Ligament Sprain
  • Ligament Tears
  • Limb Pain
  • Lupus
  • Madelung Deformity
  • Malunion of Fracture
  • Muscle Diseases
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nail Diseases
  • Nail Dysplasia
  • Nerve Conduction Disorders
  • Nerve Diseases
  • Nerve Injury
  • Nerve Pain
  • Neuritis
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Neurological Injuries
  • Neuromas
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Numbness
  • Occupational Injuries
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Osteochondritis
  • Osteochondroma
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Overuse Injuries
  • Paronychia
  • Pediatric Fractures
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Nerve Injuries
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Pulled Muscles
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radial Nerve Entrapment
  • Radial Tunnel Syndrome
  • Radiculitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rupture of Ulnar Collateral Ligament of Thumb
  • Ruptured Tendon
  • Scaphoid Fractures
  • Scars
  • Skier's Thumb
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Split Hand Deformity
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprain
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Strain of Muscle and-or Tendon of Forearm
  • Syndactyly
  • Synovitis
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Tendon Disorders
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Tendonitis
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Tenosynovitis
  • Throwing Injuries
  • Thumb Basal Joint Arthritis
  • Tingling Sensation
  • Torn Cartilage
  • Traumatic Amputation
  • Traumatic Injuries
  • Trigger Finger
  • Ulnar Nerve Injuries
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Ulnar Neuropathy
  • Upper Extremity Disorders
  • Upper Extremity Infection
  • Upper Extremity Trauma
  • Vascular Trauma
  • Work-Related Injuries
  • Wrist Disorders
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Injuries
  • Wrist Pain
  • Wrist Sprain
  • Writers' Cramp

Education

  • Medical School
    Suny Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine

    Graduated in 1968

  • Internship Hospital
    University Wisc Hosps

    Completed in 1969

  • Residency Hospital
    Queens Med Center

    Completed in 1973

    University Wisc Hosps

    Completed in 1971

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Denver General Hospital

    Completed in 1975

  • Undergraduate School
    Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

    Graduated in 1964

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Adult Reconstructive Surgery
  • Advanced Tendon Reconstruction
  • Amputation
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritic Hand Reconstruction
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Upper-Extremity Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Articular Cartilage Repair
  • Basal Thumb Joint Reconstruction
  • Bicep Repairs
  • Bone Grafting
  • Bone and Joint Repair
  • Bone and Joint Replacement
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Cartilage Repair
  • Casting
  • Congenital Hand Surgery
  • Cyst Aspiration
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Debridement
  • Decompression
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand Reconstruction
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Hand and Elbow Microvascular Surgery
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand, Elbow, and Shoulder Microvascular Surgery
  • Hardware Removal
  • Injection of Tendon
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Fusion
  • Joint Injection
  • Joint Reconstruction Surgery
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Joint Resurfacing
  • Joint Revision Surgery
  • Joint Surgery
  • Laceration Repair
  • Ligament Reconstruction
  • Microsurgical Procedure
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nail Avulsion
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Nerve Reconstruction
  • Nerve Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Osteotomy
  • Pediatric Surgical Procedures
  • Peripheral Nerve Decompression
  • Peripheral Nerve Stimulation
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Removal of Bone Spur
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Scar Revision Surgery
  • Shoulder, Elbow, Hand, and Wrist Joint Replacement
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Grafts
  • Skin Lesion Removal
  • Small Joint Arthroplasty
  • Splinting
  • Sports Medicine Related Procedures
  • Sports Medicine Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tendon Repair
  • Tendon Surgery
  • Tendon and Bursa Injection
  • Total Joint Replacement
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Upper Extremity Reconstruction
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Worker's Compensation Evaluations
  • Wound Care and Management
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
  • Wrist Replacement
  • Wrist and Forearm Tenotomy

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