Dr. Scott Wolfe, MD

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Orthopedic Hand Surgery | Male

Dr. Scott Wolfe, MD
Dr. Scott Wolfe, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery doctor who practices in New York, NY. He is 58 years old and has been practicing for 33 years. Dr. Wolfe is affiliated with Hospital for Special Surgery and NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center.

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Dr. Wolfe's Care Philosophy

We provide comprehensive diagnostic and treatment for all disorders of the hand and upper extremity in a welcoming and professional environment.

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    Dr. Wolfe's Performance
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    • Average wait time
      10 to 15 minutes
    Patient Comments (3)
    in New York, NY |
    Dr WOLFE repaired my broken wrist with perfection and humor! An amazing experience. He also fixed a trigger finger in the shortest out- patient operation ever!! Both procedures are perfect !!! Dr. WOLFE is the best!!!
    in Milford Ct |
    Left arm totally destroyed motorcycle accident. Dr Wolfe performed 3 nerve transplants with 100% success. A brilliant person who actually speaks to you in conversation you can understand. His staff is terrific. Dr Wolfe surrounds himself with talented and compassionate people
    in New York, NY |
    excellent experience, both during consultation and procedure.
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    Dr. Wolfe's Care Philosophy

    We provide comprehensive diagnostic and treatment for all disorders of the hand and upper extremity in a welcoming and professional environment.

    Dr. Wolfe's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery
    •  Board certified in Hand Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

    Awards & Recognition

    • Awards & Honors
      • Healthgrades Honor Roll
      • Patients Choice Award New York Physicians, 2007-2010
      • Best Doctors in New York Metro Area, 2001-2010
      • Best Doctors in America, 2001, 2007
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    • Hand Surgery
    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Brachial Plexus Palsy
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Dupuytren's Contracture
    • Fracture
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Ganglion Cyst
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Hand Conditions
    • Hand Fracture
    • Joint Pain
    • Limb Pain
    • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Trigger Finger
    • Wrist Disorders
    • Wrist Fracture
    • Wrist Injuries

    Education

    • Medical School
      Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University

      Graduated in 1984

    • Internship Hospital
      St Lukes Roosevelt Hospital Center

      Completed in 1985

    • Residency Hospital
      Hospital for Special Surgery

      Completed in 1989

      St Lukes Roosevelt Hospital Center

      Completed in 1986

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Ny Orthop Hospital Columbia Presby Med Center

      Completed in 1990

    • Undergraduate School
      Johns Hopkins University / School of Medicine

      Graduated in 1980

    • Other Education
      Yale University Master of Arts Privatum

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

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

    Procedures Performed

    • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • De Quervain's Release
    • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
    • Elbow Arthroscopy
    • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
    • Excision of Radius or Ulna
    • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
    • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand Reconstruction
    • Hand Tendon Repair
    • Hand and Elbow Microvascular Surgery
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fusion
    • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
    • Hand, Elbow, and Shoulder Microvascular Surgery
    • Ligament Reconstruction and Tendon Interposition (LRTI) for the Thumb
    • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
    • Nerve Reconstruction
    • Neuroplasty
    • Nonunion Surgery
    • Peripheral Nerve Block
    • Total Wrist Replacement
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
    • Wrist Reconstruction
    • Wrist Replacement