Dr. Michael Ugino, MD

Dr. Michael Ugino, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 66
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Dr. Michael Ugino, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Columbia, SC and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from University Of Rochester School Of Medicine and Dentistry in 1977 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery and orthopedic surgery.

1910 Blanding St

Columbia, SC 29201

Contact Information

(803) 256-4107

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Limb Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers
Trigger Finger
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Ugino'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.

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

41  Conditions Treated

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19  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • 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
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Carolina.

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

  • University Of Rochester School Of Medicine and Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Strong Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Strong Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Duke University Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ugino has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ugino's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ugino to family and friends
21 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Ugino's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Patient Comments (5)

My mother was recently seen by this physician and we were dissatisfied, in fact, underwhelmed with our visit. He was short tempered and became visibly irritated when she inquired about her plan of action for her continuum of care. He is very impolite and callous. Instead of providing positive...more
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Exceptional experience. Appts were all kept within an hour. Xray, MRI, surgery within the same building. Billing contact, Heidi, was patient and helpful. Dr Ugino's staff and office is very business focused. They value patient's time, speak in layman's terms, display professionalism, etc. Stan and...more
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This guy is awesome. He's really personable, sharp, easy to understand and to the point. You can tell he really cares about his patients and about getting them the help they need.
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Dr. Ugino is a terrific person and doctor. He is friendly, helpful and patient. His manner of interacting with me as a patient was wonderful and his ability to treat my pain was a relief. I do not hesitate to recommend Dr. Ugino both as a man and as a doctor. Jim McDowell
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He is so nice, took the time to show my X-rays and why I had pain. Gave me information, and was on time. Love all this.
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