Dr. Simon Finger, MD

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Dr. Simon Finger, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male

Louisiana Heart Medical Group 1150 Robert Blvd Ste 240, Slidell, LA 70458 Get Directions
(985) 646-3662

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Dr. Finger specializes in Orthopedic Surgery and practices in Slidell, LA. He practices at 4 locations.

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      • Helpfulness
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      • Staff
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      Experience with Dr. Finger
      • Level of trust in provider's decisions
         (26)
      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
         (25)
      • How well provider listens and answers questions
         (26)
      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
         (25)
      Dr. Finger's Office & Staff
      • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
         (27)
      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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      • Staff friendliness and courteousness
         (26)
      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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      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 exercise with me and simply told me what to do on the rest. I needed 12 of these? I think it was a ploy to get more $$ from the insurance company. I maxed out my deductible, giving almost $500 to him.
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      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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      Specialties

      • Orthopedic Surgery
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      • Surgery

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      • Orthopedic Surgery

      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
      • Ataxia
      • Back Pain
      • Baker’s Cyst
      • Bone Disorders
      • Brachial Plexus Palsy
      • Broken Arm
      • Bursitis
      • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
      • Chronic Pelvic Pain
      • Clavicle Fracture
      • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
      • De Quervain's Disease
      • Degenerative Disc Disease
      • Difficulty With Walking
      • Elbow Injuries
      • Elbow Sprain
      • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
      • Femur Fracture
      • Foot Fracture
      • Fracture
      • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
      • Glenoid Labrum Tear
      • Gout
      • Hand Conditions
      • Hand Contracture
      • 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 and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
      • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
      • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
      • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
      • Limb Pain
      • Low Back Pain
      • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
      • Osteoarthritis
      • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
      • Osteoarthritis of Hands
      • Osteoarthritis of Hip
      • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
      • Osteoarthritis of Knee
      • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
      • Osteoarthritis of Spine
      • 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
      • Spondylolisthesis
      • Sports Injuries
      • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
      • Systemic Chondromalacia
      • Tendonitis
      • Trigger Finger

      Procedures Performed

      • 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 and Dislocation Treatment
      • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
      • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
      • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
      • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
      • Fracture Care
      • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
      • Glenoid Labrum Repair
      • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
      • 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 and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
      • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
      • Knee Arthroscopy
      • Knee Cartilage Implantation
      • Knee Cartilage Repair
      • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
      • Knee Osteotomy
      • Knee Replacement
      • Knee Replacement Revision
      • Knee Surgery
      • 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 and Labral Repair
      • Rotator Cuff Surgery
      • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Shoulder Fracture 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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      Education

      • Medical School
        Tulane University School Of Medicine

        Graduated in 1995

      • Residency Hospital
        Stanford University Hospital

        Completed in 2000

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Orthopedic Specialty Hospital

        Completed in 2001

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      Dr. Finger'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 Surgery
      • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
      • Malpractice claims in Louisiana not available
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Finger's Office & Staff

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      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      31 – 45 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Finger

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      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients