Dr. Norman Buebendorf, MD

Dr. Norman Buebendorf, MD

Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 70
(11)
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Dr. Norman Buebendorf, MD is a hand and upper extremity surgery doctor who practices in Glendale, WI. He is 70 years old and has been practicing for 44 years. Dr. Buebendorf is affiliated with Midwest Orthopedic Specialty Hospital, Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare - Franklin, Columbia Saint Mary's Hospital Milwaukee, Columbia St. Mary's Hospital Ozaukee, Waukesha Memorial Hospital, Aurora West Allis Medical Center, Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare - Saint Francis, Wheaton Franciscan - Elmbrook Memorial, Wheaton Franciscan - Saint Joseph, Saint Lukes Medical Center, Aurora Saint Lukes Medical Center and Aurora Sinai Medical Center.

525 W River Woods Pkwy Ste 230

Glendale, WI 53212

Contact Information

(414) 453-7418

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Centene
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • 5 More

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Ganglion Cyst
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more than 99% of peers
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
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more than 99% of peers
De Quervain's Disease
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more than 98% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Buebendorf "I feel that patients that understand their problem thoroughly and understand the recommended treatment do better in the long run. For that reason, I welcome questions and discussion about their particular hand problem and care. -Norman Buebendorf, M.D."

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Specialties

  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery of the Hand
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Board Certifications

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

  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Burn Injuries
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chemical Burn
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Electrical Burn
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Neuritis
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoporosis
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Skin Cancer
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Third-Degree Burns
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

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Procedures

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Basal Thumb Joint Reconstruction
  • Bone and Joint Repair
  • Bone and Joint Replacement
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Cyst Aspiration
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Decompression
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Cyst
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Lipoma
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Soft Tissue Lesion
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hardware Removal
  • Injection of Tendon
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Joint Reconstruction Surgery
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Joint Surgery
  • Ligament Reconstruction
  • Microsurgical Procedure
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Nerve Reconstruction
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Peripheral Nerve Decompression
  • Peripheral Vascular Surgical Procedures
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Skin Grafts
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tendon Surgery
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wound Repair
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
  • Wrist Replacement
  • Wrist and Forearm Tenotomy

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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • College Of Wooster, Wooster, Oh
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1969
  • University Of Missouri--Kansas City School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • Parkland Hospital, Dallas, Tx
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Parkland Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • University Mo Columbia School Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Med College Of Wisconsin
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Buebendorf's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Buebendorf to family and friends
4.4
based on 11 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Buebendorf'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
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Milwaukee, WI |
Everything I needed done was done right, he takes the time to listen to you. I have been recommending him for years. Great guy. I
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Dr. Buebendorf accepts 14 insurance carriers
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Access Choice PPO
    Blue Preferred HMO
  • AvMed
    Open Access
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Centene
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    PacifiCare
  • Worker's Compensation
    Worker's Compensation WC

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Hospitals where Dr. Buebendorf has admitting privileges

Aurora Saint Lukes Medical Center
2900 W Oklahoma Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53215
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Aurora Sinai Medical Center
945 N 12th St
Milwaukee, WI 53233
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Aurora West Allis Medical Center
8901 W Lincoln Ave
West Allis, WI 53227
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Columbia Saint Mary's Hospital Milwaukee
2323 N Lake Dr
Milwaukee, WI 53211
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Columbia St. Mary's Hospital Ozaukee
13111 N Port Washington Rd
Mequon, WI 53097
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Midwest Orthopedic Specialty Hospital
10101 S 27th St
Franklin, WI 53132
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Saint Lukes Medical Center
5900 S Lake Dr
Cudahy, WI 53110
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Waukesha Memorial Hospital
725 American Ave
Waukesha, WI 53188
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Wheaton Franciscan - Elmbrook Memorial
19333 W North Ave
Brookfield, WI 53045
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Wheaton Franciscan - Saint Joseph
5000 W Chambers St
Milwaukee, WI 53210
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Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare - Franklin
10101 S 27th St
Franklin, WI 53132
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Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare - Saint Francis
3237 S 16th St
Milwaukee, WI 53215
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