Dr. Steven Puopolo, MD
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Orthopedic Hand Surgery | Male

St. Charles Orthopedics 6 Technology Dr Ste 100 East Setauket, NY 11733 Get Directions

Biography

Dr. Puopolo earned his medical degree from SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn in 1997 after earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Duke University. He completed his internship in general surgery at New York University Medical Center and his orthopedic surgery residency at NYU-Hospital for Joint Diseases in Manhattan. He then completed a fellowship in hand and upper extremity surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. He has published and presented on numerous topics in orthopedics and hand surgery. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons. Dr. Puopolo specializes in the treatment of hand, wrist and elbow problems. He offers extensive experience in both traumatic and degenerative conditions. Special areas of interest include: fractures and other traumatic injuries, carpal tunnel syndrome, rheumatoid hand reconstruction, Dupuytren's disease and tendon and ligament injuries. Dr. Puopolo offers minimally invasive endoscopic carpal tunnel release surgery.

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Dr. Puopolo's Performance
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    EXCELLENT
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    10 to 15 minutes
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in Riverhead, NY |
I had the pleasure of being treated by Dr. Puopolo for carpal tunnel syndrome. The results were truly extraordinary with little pain. The hospital surgery was one week ago. Office staff excellent. Hospital experience at St Charles excellent, thorough and on schedule. I highly recommend Dr. Puopolo a truly talented surgeon.
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Dr. Puopolo earned his medical degree from SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn in 1997 after earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Duke University. He completed his internship in general surgery at New York University Medical Center and his orthopedic surgery residency at NYU-Hospital for Joint Diseases in Manhattan. He then completed a fellowship

in hand and upper extremity surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. He has published and presented on numerous topics in orthopedics and hand surgery. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons.

Dr. Puopolo specializes in the treatment of hand, wrist and elbow problems. He offers extensive experience in both traumatic and degenerative conditions. Special areas of interest include: fractures and other traumatic injuries, carpal tunnel syndrome, rheumatoid hand reconstruction, Dupuytren's disease and tendon and ligament injuries. Dr. Puopolo offers minimally invasive endoscopic carpal tunnel release surgery.

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

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  •  Specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  •  Board certified in Hand Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Colles' Fracture
  • Colloid Cyst
  • Complex Fractures
  • Compound Fracture
  • Compression Fracture
  • Cyst
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Distal Radius Fracture
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intra-Articular Fracture
  • Joint Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Malunion of Fracture
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis of Hand and Wrist
  • Sebaceous Cysts
  • Simple Fractures
  • Stress Fracture
  • Trigger Finger
  • Upper Extremity Fracture
  • Wear and Tear Arthritis
  • Wrist Fracture

Education

  • Medical School
    SUNY Dwnstate M C Coll Med

    Graduated in 1997

  • Residency Hospital
    Nyu Hospitals Center

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement