Dr. Nicholas Vedder, MD

Dr. Nicholas Vedder, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 62
(11)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Nicholas Vedder, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Seattle, WA and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery and plastic surgery of the hand.

4245 Roosevelt Way NE Fl 2

Seattle, WA 98105

Contact Information

(206) 598-4288

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
more than 92% of peers
Hand Conditions
very high
more than 89% of peers
Wrist Fracture
high
more than 85% of peers

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery of the Hand
3

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*
  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

21

Procedures

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Arm 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
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • 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
  • Skin Grafts
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wound Repair
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

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

  • Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • University Wash Hosps
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • University Wash Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • University Of Washington
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Vedder has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Vedder's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Vedder to family and friends
3.2
based on 11 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Vedder's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

in Spokane Washington
My 10yo sons arm was saved by Dr. Vedder and his team. He was airlifted to HMC after being told in Spokane that the damage was so severe the arm needed to be amputated. Dr Vedder talked to us before starting surgery about the probable amputation but that he would do everything he could through Gods...more
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in Seattle, WA
I was told about Dr. Vedder by a RN that worked at Harbor View. She said he was the best. The soonest appointment with Dr. Vedder at the Hand Clinic at Harbor View was over a year out. I was told that I could see him at his clinic at the UW. I had pain, swelling, burning, numbness and severe...more
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in Coos Bay, OR
He is the kindest and most gracious individual who cares more about others than himself. I think those who reviewed low did not listen to him during the expectations portion; yes if you do everything as stated your results will be better but there is no assurance on final outcomes. I found him to...more
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