Dr. Simon Finger, MD

Dr. Simon Finger, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
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Dr. Simon Finger, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Slidell, LA and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Tulane University School Of Medicine in 1995 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, surgery, and more.

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
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Top Care Areas

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Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
very high
more than 95% of peers

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3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Independent Medical Examiner
  • Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Finger does not have any board certifications listed.

91  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 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
  • 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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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

3.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Finger to family and friends
31 total reviews (5 have 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)

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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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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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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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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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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