Dr. Nitin Engineer, MD

Dr. Nitin Engineer, MD

Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 43
Dr. Nitin Engineer, MD is a hand and upper extremity surgery specialist in Henderson, NV and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine in 2000 and specializes in hand and upper extremity surgery, orthopedic hand surgery, and more.

866 Seven Hills Dr Ste 104

Henderson, NV 89052

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • 48 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Engineer 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
Hand Fracture
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Engineer'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Engineer "At EXTREMICURE Hand Center, caring for hands is our focus, and patients rely upon the expertise and experience of our medical staff. We are dedicated to providing the most compassionate and caring environment possible, while also providing state of the art skills in minimally invasive procedures. We are a specialty hand practice and pride ourselves on taking the time to listen to our patients' needs so that we may tailor their treatment plan to provide them with the best possible outcome."

5  Specialties

  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Microsurgery
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery of the Hand

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

60  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Ataxia
  • Avulsion Fracture
  • Back Pain
  • Bennett's Fracture
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Fractures
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Fractures
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Compound Fracture
  • Compression Fracture
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Extra-Articular Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Golfer's Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Injury
  • Hand Pain
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis of Hand and Wrist
  • Scaphoid Fractures
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tendonitis
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Disorders
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Pain


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41  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritic Hand Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Endoscopic
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Open
  • Congenital Hand Surgery
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Endoscopic Hand Surgery
  • Endoscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Hand and Elbow Microvascular Surgery
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand Reconstruction
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Joint Drainage
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Reconstructive Hand Surgery for Quadriplegic Persons
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Steroid Injection
  • Total Wrist Replacement
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
  • Wrist Reconstruction
  • Wrist Replacement
  • Wrist Surgery


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Nevada.

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.


  • Vanderbilt University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
  • Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • University Of Washington Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Southern Illinois University School Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • University Of Washington Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Southern Illinois University School Of Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • FACS
    Other Education | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Engineer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Hindi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Engineer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Engineer to family and friends
104 total reviews (13 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (104)

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Dr. Engineer's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (13)

Dr. Engineer is a phenomenal physician. He's a subject matter expert that is great at speaking in terms that his patients will understand. He sets clear expectations for treatment and recovery and gives you the opportunity (and encourages) questions. Even better, he has an impeccable bedside...more
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What a great combination of medical expertise, caring/concern attitude, and communication skills. Outstanding physician, a very nice guy, and a wonderful office team supporting him
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Dr. Engineer gave me back my ability to use my hand/wrist again after crushing it. The staff was great, also. Answering any questions I had. Had surgery June 15th, and I`m already almost back to 90%, so again THANK YOU DR. ENGINEER . Thumbs up to you & your staff
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Dr Engineer has a great bedside manner. Took his time explaining my surgery, what he was going to do. What I was going to feel and not feel :) He also explained the healing process and how I would most likely be feeling.
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Dr. Engineer was one of the best doctors I've ever met and seen. He gave me a good sense of trust and confidence in his recommendations. I would recommend in a minute.
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