Dr. Purnell Traverso, MD

Dr. Purnell Traverso, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
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Age 37
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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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Trigger Finger
high
more than 88% of peers
Hand Fracture
normal
more than 79% of peers
Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
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."

3  Specialties

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

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

56  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Avulsion Fracture
  • Bennett's Fracture
  • Carpal Fractures
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Colles' Fracture
  • Complex Fractures
  • Compound Fracture
  • Compression Fracture
  • Cyst
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Distal Radius Fracture
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Extra-Articular Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Golfer's Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Ligament Rupture
  • Hand Pain
  • Intra-Articular Fracture
  • Joint Disorders
  • Joint Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Malunion of Fracture
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Osteoarthropathy
  • Osteopenia
  • Pathologic Fracture
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis of Hand and Wrist
  • Simple Fractures
  • Stress Fracture
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Traumatic Arthropathy
  • Trigger Finger
  • Upper Extremity Fracture
  • Wear and Tear Arthritis
  • Wrist Disorders
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Injuries
  • Wrist Pain
  • Wrist Sprain
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33  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Endoscopic
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Open
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Endoscopic Hand Surgery
  • Endoscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fusion
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand Reconstruction
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Joint Drainage
  • Neuroplasty
  • Simple Fracture Care and Casting
  • Steroid Injection
  • 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 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

  • Spanish
  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Traverso's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Traverso

4.8

Based on 99 reviews

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1 Star
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Very caring and patient. I wish all physicians were as wonderful as Dr. Traverso. Surgery went as expected, and recovery was ahead of anticipation. I would highly recommend Dr. Traverso. Office staff was always accommodating and professional.
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From the moment he saw my injury until today Dr.T has been the most caring and knowledgeable physician I have met in many years. His surgical skill has enabled me to use a hand and wrist that l thought were going to be useless. Everything that he did was explained to both my son and myself. I work...Read More
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Complete satisfaction with my evaluation of arthritis in my hands by Dr. Traverso. He took time and care in explaining my condition and provided information for me to become more knowledgeable in the treatment of my condition. I would highly recommend Dr. Traverso.
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Dr Traverso is an exceptional physician. He is so knowledgeable and explains your condition totally. He has the expertise and the true doctor spirit within. I highly recommend him. His concern was paramount and I am so glad that I was able to be under his care.
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