Dr. Norman Buebendorf, MD

Dr. Norman Buebendorf, MD

Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 70
(13)
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Dr. Norman Buebendorf, MD is a hand and upper extremity surgery specialist in Glendale, WI and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from University Of Missouri--Kansas City School Of Medicine in 1973 and specializes in hand and upper extremity surgery, plastic surgery of the hand, and more.

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
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Top Care Areas

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Ganglion Cyst
very high
more than 99% of peers
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers
De Quervain's Disease
very high
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 and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • 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 Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • 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 and Forearm Tenotomy
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
  • Wrist Replacement

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • 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
4.5
based on 13 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
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  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (1)

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
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

in New Berlin, WI
I was reluctant to do anything about my carpal tunnel until I learned that I could cause permanent damage if I did not have surgery. Dr Buebendorf is very knowledgeable, forthright and to the point when going through his diagnosis, which I appreciate. He is very friendly, respectful, answers any...more
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Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Dr. Buebendorf and his staff are very friendly and enjoy taking the time to get to know each patient. It was good advice to seek treatment for your carpal tunnel. So glad that you chose Hand Surgery Ltd. and good to hear that you are happy with the outcome. We wish you continued health!

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in Muskego, Wi
I have been a patient of Dr. Buebendorf for probably over 25 years, and have recommended him many times!
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Thank you for taking the time to give Dr. Buebendorf feedback. We appreciate that you have been a long standing patient of Dr. Buebendorfs and that you have the confidence in him to keep coming back. We'd also like to thank you for encouraging others to seek help. There is no need to suffer when competent, compassionate, convenient help is available. We wish you good health!

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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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