Dr. Purnell Traverso, MD

Dr. Purnell Traverso, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 37
(76)
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Dr. Purnell Traverso, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Coral Springs, FL and has been practicing for 4 years. He graduated from University of The West Indies / Faculty of Medicine in 2005 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery, hand and upper extremity surgery, and more.Read his story

3100 Coral Hills Dr Ste 305

Coral Springs, FL 33065

Contact Information

(954) 575-8056

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Limb Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Trigger Finger
high
more than 88% of peers
Hand Fracture
normal
more than 79% of peers

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Dr. Traverso's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Traverso "Dr. Purnell Traverso is a Board Certified, Fellowship trained, hand and microvascular surgeon providing expert care of the hand and wrist. Dr. Traverso has done research in stem cell transplantation as well as many areas of treatment of hand and wrist injuries. He completed his residency training at Howard University Hospital in Washington D.C. where he was honored as a 'Chief Resident' in 2013 and received the Howard University Chairman of Surgery Award for Most Outstanding Resident in 2012 as well as Intern of the Year in 2008. After residency, Dr. Traverso completed his hand and wrist surgery training at the University of Connecticut under the world renowned Dr. Kirk Watson. While there, Dr. Traverso gained expertise in the care of the hand and wrist. Dr. Traverso completed his training in Microsurgery at Columbia University in New York. Dr. Traverso is Board Certified by the American Board of Surgery and he is currently a member of numerous prestigious medical societies including the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, the American Association for Hand Surgery, the American College of Surgeons and the American Medical Association."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Traverso "At our practice, we pride ourselves on our patient service. We offer a knowledgeable staff, safe and proven procedures, and the latest in medical technology."
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Ligament Rupture
  • Hand Pain
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteopenia
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis of Hand and Wrist
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wrist Disorders
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Injuries
  • Wrist Pain
  • Wrist Sprain

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • 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
  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • University of The West Indies / Faculty of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • Howard University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Howard University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2013
  • University Of Connecticut-Hartford Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Traverso has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Swedish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Traverso does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Traverso and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Traverso's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Traverso to family and friends
4.8
based on 76 total reviews (61 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (76)

  • 5
    (73)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Traverso'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 (61)

Dr. Traverso is an extremely personable and likable person who is extremely knowledgeable in his field and brings a degree of confidence to his patients. He will spend as much time as you need in answering all your questions and you never feel rushed with him. I would highly recommend Dr. Traverso...more
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Dr. Traverse is great and kind. He operated my hand and it was a successful surgery; I've barely had pain. Before surgery, he ensures choices to aid your health situation and is open to whichever choice the patient makes, he is even open to schedule last minute.
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Great hand surgeon. Kind, knowledgeable. Highly recommended
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Great hand surgeon, I would definitely recommended to everyone I know.
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As a first time patient with an urgent need, I was very impressed with the expert care that I received from Dr. Traverso!
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