Dr. Raymond Wurapa, MD

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Orthopedic Hand Surgery | Male

OrthopedicOne 3777 Trueman Ct Hilliard, OH 43026 Get Directions
Dr. Raymond Wurapa, MD
Dr. Raymond Wurapa is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in hand, wrist and upper extremity surgery. He has unique expertise in managing post- traumatic reconstructions (fractures, joint pain, tendon, nerve and soft tissue injuries), carpal tunnel and other neuropathies, arthritis, tendonitis and other upper extremity conditions. A graduate of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Dr. Wurapa completed his residency at Albany Medical Center, New York, and his fellowship training in hand and upper extremity surgery at The Philadelphia Hand Center, Thomas Jefferson University, in Philadelphia. Dr. Wurapa is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons and is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He has the distinction of a Certificate of Added Qualification for Hand Surgery. He is also an active member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand and the American Association for Hand Surgery. He is credited with developing several surgical instruments including the Carpal Tunnel Retractor, and Small Joint Compressor/Distractor. Dr. Wurapa holds a patent for a wound irrigation basin and has contributed to research, leading medical and orthopedic publications and textbooks. He has led and attended numerous presentations, conferences and academic forums. His commitment to teaching fuels his work with resident physicians and patient education. His guiding philosophy is "Excellence in medical care, one patient at a time." Dr. Wurapa was named one of America's Top Doctors® in 2015 and 2016.

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Dr. Raymond Wurapa is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in hand, wrist and upper extremity surgery. He has unique expertise in managing post- traumatic reconstructions (fractures, joint pain, tendon, nerve and soft tissue injuries), carpal tunnel and other neuropathies, arthritis, tendonitis and other upper extremity conditions.

A graduate of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Dr. Wurapa completed his residency at Albany Medical Center, New York, and his fellowship training in hand and upper extremity surgery at The Philadelphia Hand Center, Thomas Jefferson University, in Philadelphia.

Dr. Wurapa is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons and is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He has the distinction of a Certificate of Added Qualification for Hand Surgery. He is also an active member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand and the American Association for Hand Surgery.

He is credited with developing several surgical instruments including the Carpal Tunnel Retractor, and Small Joint Compressor/Distractor. Dr. Wurapa holds a patent for a wound irrigation basin and has contributed to research, leading medical and orthopedic publications and textbooks. He has led and attended numerous presentations, conferences and academic forums. His commitment to teaching fuels his work with resident physicians and patient education. His guiding philosophy is "Excellence in medical care, one patient at a time." Dr. Wurapa was named one of America's Top Doctors® in 2015 and 2016.

Dr. Wurapa's Care Philosophy

Deliver excellent, efficient, compassionate medical care, one patient at a time.

Dr. Wurapa says...

Dr. Raymond Wurapa specializes in hand, wrist and upper extremity surgery. He has unique expertise in managing post- traumatic reconstructions (finger, hand, wrist, forearm and elbow fractures, joint pain, tendon, nerve and soft tissue injuries), carpal tunnel syndrome and other neuropathies, arthritis, tendonitis, ganglion cysts and other upper extremity conditions.

Dr. Wurapa says...

Dr. Raymond Wurapa specializes in hand, wrist and upper extremity surgery. He has unique expertise in managing post- traumatic reconstructions (finger, hand, wrist, forearm and elbow fractures, joint pain, tendon, nerve and soft tissue injuries), carpal tunnel syndrome and other neuropathies, arthritis, tendonitis, ganglion cysts and other upper extremity conditions.

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  •  Specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  •  Board certified in Hand Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery
  •  Malpractice claims in Ohio not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Disorders
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Elbow Hyperextension
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Pain
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Elbow Strain
  • Finger Disorders
  • Finger Injuries
  • Finger Joint Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Ligament Rupture
  • Hand Muscle Strain
  • Hand Neuropathy
  • Hand Pain
  • Joint Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis of Hand and Wrist
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Ulnar Nerve Entrapment at Wrist
  • Upper Extremity Trauma
  • Wrist Disorders
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Injuries
  • Wrist Pain
  • Wrist Sprain

Education

  • Medical School
    Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1995

  • Residency Hospital
    Albany Medical Center
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Philadelphia Hand Center / Thomas Jefferson University

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Endoscopic
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
  • Elbow Reconstruction
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand Assisted Laparoscopy
  • Hand Reconstruction
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Hand and Elbow Microvascular Surgery
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fusion
  • Hand and Wrist Osteoarthrotomy
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand, Elbow, and Shoulder Microvascular Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
  • Wrist Reconstruction
  • Wrist Replacement
  • Wrist Surgery
  • Wrist and Forearm Tenotomy