Dr. Scott Gargasz, MD

Dr. Scott Gargasz, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 50
(35)
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Dr. Scott Gargasz, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Tampa, FL and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Medical College of Ohio in 1998 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery and plastic surgery.

4600 N Habana Ave Ste 22

Tampa, FL 33614

Contact Information

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Top Care Areas

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Trigger Finger Release
very high
more than 99% of peers
De Quervain's Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Trigger Finger
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Gargasz "In my practice at Advanced Hand & Plastic Surgery Center, I serve my patients in the most effective an proven way to provide the quickest recovery and best solution to their hand and upper extremity problems. While I am a surgeon and really enjoy helping my patients surgically, not all hand problems require surgery. In my practice I take the most conservative approach to recovery starting with non-invasive to minimally invasive procedures."
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Amputated Arm
  • Amputated Finger
  • Amputated Thumb
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Avulsion Fracture
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Broken Arm
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Colles' Fracture
  • Complex Fractures
  • Compound Fracture
  • Compression Fracture
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Deformities of Auricle or Pinna
  • Dislocated Joint
  • Distal Radius Fracture
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Extra-Articular Fracture
  • Extremity Malunions
  • Extremity Nonunion
  • Finger Disorders
  • Finger Injuries
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Pain
  • Injuries
  • Intra-Articular Fracture
  • Joint Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Laceration
  • Malunion of Fracture
  • Mass
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Nerve Injury
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Paronychia
  • Pediatric Fractures
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Simple Fractures
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Upper Extremity Fracture
  • Vascular Disease
  • Warts
  • Work-Related Injuries
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Injuries
  • Wrist Pain

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Procedures

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritic Hand Reconstruction
  • Arthroplasty
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Botox® Injection
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Endoscopic
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Open
  • Casting
  • Congenital Hand Surgery
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Debridement
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Endoscopic Hand Surgery
  • Endoscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Cyst
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • 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 or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand Reconstruction
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Reconstructive Hand Surgery for Quadriplegic Persons
  • Simple Fracture Care and Casting
  • Skin Grafts
  • Splinting
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tendon Repair
  • Total Wrist Replacement
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wound Repair
  • 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

  • Bowling Green State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • Cleveland State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • Medical College of Ohio
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • University Of Akron
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Akron General Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Akron City Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Kleiner Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
    Other Education | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gargasz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gargasz's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gargasz to family and friends
4.1
based on 35 total reviews (7 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (35)

  • 5
    (26)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Gargasz'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 (7)

It started with a roofing nail in my foot, walking to his front door, which was locked. When staff open told me it was their lunch break, they dont open until 1 pm. and shuts the door in my face. At exactly 1:00 i go inside and theres already 5 or 6 people waiting. How did they get inside before...more
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Customer Service is very important to us at AHAPSC, and I am sorry that we did not meet your expectations. It sounds like you visited our office while our new roof was being installed. I regret hearing that our necessary upgrade negatively impacted you! We have reviewed your comments, and are taking steps to better serve our patients. Thank you for sharing your feedback, as it will help us to better serve our future patients!

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After receiving and providing my MRI results showing a torn ligament to this doctor, he insisted I needed physical therapy or a shot. After a second opinion, I am now scheduled for surgery for a torn ligament/osteoarthritis. Talking about milking instance companies.
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Horrible doctor. 6 months after being sent here by a primary care physician for surgery to remove calcified growths which developed after an injury he admits he never read the primary care referral. Then he tries to cover his incompetency by insisting it's rheumatoid arthritis and that there was...more
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I posted a review about Dr. Gargasz right after my wrist arthroplasty in January and wanted to follow up 9 months later. My wrist healed great and I have no pain and am able to function like 30 yrs ago! It's the best thing I've done and Dr. Gargasz did an excellent job. By looking at my hand and...more
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Very professional, patient, efficient, personable, great listener. Made me feel at ease and explained my condition and expectations thoroughly.
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