Dr. Simon Finger, MD

Dr. Simon Finger, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 49
(31)
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Dr. Simon Finger, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Slidell, LA. He is 49 years old and has been practicing for 17 years.

1150 Robert Blvd Ste 240

Slidell, LA 70458

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • 8 More

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Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers
Ankle Sprains and Strains
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Independent Medical Examiner
  • Surgery
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Board Certifications

Dr. Finger does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tendonitis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger

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Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • Adult Joint Reconstruction
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Fracture Repair
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Knee Shaving
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Bi-Compartmental Knee Replacement
  • Bone and Joint Replacement
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Open
  • 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
  • Endoscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hemi (Half) Hip Replacement
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Reconstruction Surgery
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Replacement, Cemented
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Cartilage Implantation
  • Knee Cartilage Repair
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Knee Osteotomy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Minimally Invasive Total Knee Replacement
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff and Labral Repair
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Shoulder, Elbow, Hand, and Wrist Joint Replacement
  • Simple Fracture Care and Casting
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Fusion

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Background Check

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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

  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Stanford University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Orthopedic Specialty Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Finger has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Finger has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Finger's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Finger to family and friends
3.2
based on 31 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (31)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (4)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (5)
  • 1
    (9)

Dr. Finger's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

in McNeil, Ms. |
Dr. Finger did my surgery on my ankle when it broke. I went back to him a year later with the pain very bad and ended up having another surgery on it, to remove the hardware in it. He told me going into it he could not promise it would help, but I was willing to give it a try. Most doctors would...more
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in Picayune, MS |
Thanks Dr.Finger for all of your help and care you have show me (Gigi) Mae Ortiz. You and your employer are awesome. Can not ask for better care and health service here in the USA or around the WORLD... I have been in both places. God BLESS YOU, YOUR FAMILY, STAFF AND THEIR FAMILIES. Keep up the...more
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in Slidell, LA |
He showed me the x-ray and said I need a knee replacement. Then prescribed 12 therapy sessions, with his affiliated therapy group, and said if I did not complete all 12, my insurance may not cover the knee replacement. The therapy sessions were a joke. About 1/2 hour each, the therapist did one...more
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in Slidell, La |
I love Dr Finger . He has been instrumental in keeping me mobile. He has a great bedside manner. Always has the latest treatment options. I also see Dr Butler at the same office. He is wonderful. But the front office staff do not always reflect the care and concern of either the doctor's or the...more
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in Slidell, LA |
Dr. Finger did surgery for a torn Rotator Cuff - I did physical therapy with his office and am back to full range of motion. My experience with Dr. Finger and his staff was amazing. I have recommended Dr. Finger to several people (family & friends) who have all had excellent results as well.
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Dr. Finger accepts 17 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
    Choice POS
    Choice PPO
    Elect Choice
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Choice HMO
    Blue Choice POS
    Blue Cross and Blue Shield
    Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Blue Preferred PPO
    Blue Traditional
    Federal Employee Program
    State Employees Program
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
    Coventry Health Care of Louisiana HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care HMO
    Choice Care PPO
  • Keystone Health Plan East
    Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • National Elevator
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare POS

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