Dr. Samuel Abrams, MD

Dr. Samuel Abrams, MD

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Dr. Samuel Abrams, MD is a hand and upper extremity surgery specialist in Asheville, NC and has been practicing for 2 years. He graduated from In Univ Sch Of Med in 2010 and specializes in hand and upper extremity surgery, orthopedic surgery, and more.Read his story

18 Medical Park Dr

Asheville, NC 28803

Contact Information

(828) 253-7521

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Healthcare of the Carolinas
  • Humana
  • MedCost
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • PHCS
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Abrams performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
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more than 79% 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. Abrams' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Abrams "Dr. Abrams earned his Bachelor of Engineering in biomedical engineering from Vanderbilt University. He earned his medical degree from the Indiana University School of Medicine. He completed his orthopedic surgery residency at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, Wisconsin. Dr. Abrams then elected to pursue further training in surgery of the hand and upper extremity from the prestigious Indiana Hand to Shoulder Center in Indianapolis. On a personal note, Dr. Abrams enjoys playing basketball, mountain biking, snowboarding, traveling, and spending time with his family. He has taken part in medical aid and surgical training trips to the Dominican Republic, Thailand, and Nicaragua."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Abrams "As a surgeon working with my hands everyday, I recognize the importance of maintaining the function and dexterity of the hands and upper extremities for my patients. In order to tailor my treatment to the individual, I work to develop a partnership with my patients. On my part, this begins with listening. One of the most important things I need to know is how the unique problem affects the patient's life. We then develop a dialogue, through which the patients understand the diagnosis, their treatment options, and the recovery process. Patients help to guide their treatment decisions to attain their specific goals whether; it is to return to work, sport, or just the activities of daily living. Often these goals can be accomplished with non-operative interventions, but when surgery is needed I work to accommodate patients, keeping them informed about the surgical procedure and post-operative recovery."
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4  Specialties

  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Orthopedic Fracture Care
  • Orthopedic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Abrams does not have any board certifications listed.

42  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Forearm Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Ligament Rupture
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Nerve Injury
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Thumb
  • Upper Extremity Fracture
  • Wrist Fracture
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30  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Cubital Tunnel Release Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Finger Joint Fusion
  • Finger Joint Replacement Surgery
  • 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
  • Joint Drainage
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Decompression and Repair
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Repair
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Tendon Repair
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Replacement

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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

  • Vanderbilt University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2004
  • In Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2010
  • University Of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2011
  • University Of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2015
  • Indiana Hand Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2016

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Abrams has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Abrams has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Abrams' Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Abrams to family and friends
22 total reviews (18 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
    (21)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Abrams' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (18)

Dr Abrams always made time for all my questions and allowed us to call him as well. I felt very comfortable with his recommendations for my condition. If I have a problem in the future-he will be my go to doctor. Very approachable!
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No experience with scheduling urgent appointments. Wait time was over 45 minutes once.
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Dr. Abrams was very helpful and took his time with each visit. And once surgery was determined and discussed, he explained everything in detail and made sure all of my questions were answered. He did a CMC suspension sling arthroplasty with carpal tunnel release and I had relief from the pain very...more
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Dr. Abrams knew immediately what the issue was with my hand. His surgery completely fixed it & I now cannot tell that I ever had a problem with it. He takes the time to listen and you can tell he cares & wants to help a patient. I would highly recommend him.
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Dr. Abrams gave me excellent care. Explained all procedures well and answered any questions I had. The surgery on my hand that he performed was successful.
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