Dr. Paul Guidera, MD

Dr. Paul Guidera, MD

Plastic Surgery of the Hand  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
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Dr. Paul Guidera, MD is a hand plastic surgery specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from University Of Maryland School Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in plastic surgery of the hand.

690 N Cofco Center Ct Ste 290

Phoenix, AZ 85008

Contact Information

(602) 631-3161

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Health Net
  • Health Net of Arizona, Inc.
  • Principal Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
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Dr. Guidera's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Guidera treats Carpal Tunnel Syndrome more than 73% of his peers

Dr. Guidera treats this condition more than 73% of his peers

Hand Conditions
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Guidera treats Hand Conditions more than 48% of his peers

Dr. Guidera treats this condition more than 48% of his peers

Trigger Finger
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Guidera treats Trigger Finger more than 37% of his peers

Dr. Guidera treats this condition more than 37% of his peers

Dr. Guidera's conditions and procedures:

Arm Surgery
Autoimmune Diseases
Bone Disorders
Carpal Tunnel Release
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
De Quervain's Disease
De Quervain's Release
Dupuytren's Contracture
Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
Fracture
Fracture Care
Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
Hand Conditions
Hand Fracture
Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
Pseudoarthrosis
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Steroid Injection
Trigger Finger
Trigger Finger Release
Wrist Fracture
Wrist Fusion
Wrist Replacement

About Me

Care Philosophy

Our focus is you and you alone and we are accountable to you.
We don't answer to CEOs, CFOs, insurance company medical directors or biased "peer-review" doctors. We are an independent practice and don't hide behind the barriers typical of large doctor groups or hospital-employed doctors.
We practice in an accountable and transparent manner. 

Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery of the Hand

Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery

Education

  • 1995
    Connecticut Combined Hand Svcs-University Connecticut
    Fellowship Hospital
    1995
  • 1994
    University Rochester
    Residency Hospital
    1994
  • 1992
    Union Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1992
  • 1986
    Washington Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital
    1986
  • 1985
    University Of Maryland School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1985
  • 1980
    University of Massachusetts
    Undergraduate School
    1980
  • Loyola University
    Undergraduate School

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Dr. Guidera's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Guidera

3.9

Based on 44 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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1 Star
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Excellent care from consult to surgery and recovery. The staff at both offices are professional & friendly. Dr. Guidera & PA-C Nicole went above and beyond to ensure confidence about the surgery, answering every question and taking great care in the placement of the incision so as not to mess up...Read More
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Thank you for helping me! I cannot say enough good things on how grateful I am for your attentiveness and finding the issue to get me on the road to recovery.
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I went to Dr Guidera for a torn tendon in my elbow. After a year and a half of physical therapy with no relief, he told me that I should “use your other arm and get over it” I couldn’t believe it!!! He was completely uncaring and unwilling to help me. I went to another doctor who corrected the...Read More
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Dr. Guidera saw me, and I could tell from my description of my problem with my index finger that he had a good idea of the issue. After an in office x-ray, he returned and asked to see my thumb as well, and I assured him that it was an old cycling injury but was glad he was so thorough. The office...Read More
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