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Dr. Sunil Thirkannad, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery ·  Male · Age 50

Dr. Thirkannad

Dr. Sunil Thirkannad, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Louisville, KY. He graduated from Bangalore Medical College, Rajiv Gandhi University Of Health Sciences and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery and orthopedic surgery.


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(502) 561-4263

Dr. Thirkannad accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
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Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
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Preferred PPO
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MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Sagamore Health Network
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Dr. Thirkannad's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Osteoarthritis of Hands
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thirkannad treats Osteoarthritis of Hands more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Thirkannad treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thirkannad treats Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Thirkannad treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
Hand Conditions
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thirkannad treats Hand Conditions more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Thirkannad treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Thirkannad's conditions and procedures:

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • 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 Shoulder
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scoliosis
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

About Me

Biography

Dr. Sunil Thirkannad, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Louisville, KY. He graduated from Bangalore Medical College, Rajiv Gandhi University Of Health Sciences and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery and orthopedic surgery.

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Education

Bangalore Medical College, Rajiv Gandhi University Of Health Sciences
Medical School

Languages

  • Hindi
  • English

Dr. Thirkannad's Reviews

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Dr T rushes & does not explain things. He tried to rush me into having surgery without explaining anything. I asked him what could we try before surgery & he said we tried everything so surgery was the only option but the things his said we tried were never tried. The nurse was very demeaning and...Read More
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If I could leave a zero rating I would. This “doctor” and his nurse (?) Sheena have to be the rudest and least caring providers I have ever encountered. Unprofessional and just treat you like dirt. They both got angry at me for asking questions about surgery that I need. Both were agitated without...Read More
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Very unprofessional. I needed surgery but I'm changing offices because of him.
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Got kicked out of my exam because he wouldn't lower his voice as he questioned the reason why I was there. Worse doctor experience I'VE ever had. Got kicked out within 2 minutes after I met Him. Total egomaniac . Suggest if you are going to Kleinert & Kutz you call 1st to be sure you don't have...Read More
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