Dr. Raymond Wurapa, MD

Dr. Raymond Wurapa, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
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Age 48
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Dr. Raymond Wurapa, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Hilliard, OH and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine in 1995 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery and orthopedic surgery.Read his story

3777 Trueman Ct

Hilliard, OH 43026

Contact Information

(614) 759-1186

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
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Top Care Areas

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
more than 96% of peers
Trigger Finger
very high
more than 90% of peers
Carpal Tunnel Release
high
more than 83% of peers

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Dr. Wurapa's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Wurapa "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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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Wurapa "Deliver excellent, efficient, compassionate medical care, one patient at a time."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

57  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • 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
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • 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
  • Knee Fracture
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis of Hand and Wrist
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Ulnar Nerve Entrapment at Wrist
  • Upper Extremity Trauma
  • Wrist Disorders
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Injuries
  • Wrist Pain
  • Wrist Sprain
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47  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Endoscopic
  • De Quervain's Release
  • 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 and Elbow Microvascular Surgery
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fusion
  • Hand and Wrist Osteoarthrotomy
  • Hand Assisted Laparoscopy
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand Reconstruction
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Hand, Elbow, and Shoulder Microvascular Surgery
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist and Forearm Tenotomy
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
  • Wrist Reconstruction
  • Wrist Replacement
  • Wrist Surgery
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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Albany Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Philadelphia Hand Center / Thomas Jefferson University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wurapa has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wurapa's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wurapa to family and friends
26 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

  • 5
    (22)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Wurapa'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)

Very attentive and lessons to the patience very well. Manage my diagnosis with extreme care. I would definitely recommend this doctor.
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Dr Wurapa was kind, funny, and knowledgeable. He was very aware of my health issues and the need to work around them.
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I would definitely recommend this Doctor, he's wonderful and caring and cares about his patients and how they are feeling!
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