Dr. Tahseen Cheema, MD

Dr. Tahseen Cheema, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 68
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Dr. Tahseen Cheema, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Albuquerque, NM and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from King Edward Medical College in 1973 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery.

1 University Of New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM 87131

Contact Information

(505) 272-2231

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Hand Fracture
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more than 71% of peers
Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
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more than 71% of peers
Hand Conditions
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more than 69% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

46  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trigger Finger
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19  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Replacement

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for New Mexico.

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

  • King Edward Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • Columbia U Coll P&S
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Columbia U Coll P&S
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Coll Med Dent
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Rush Presby-St Lukes Med Ct
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cheema has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cheema's Reviews

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What People Say About Dr. Tahseen Cheema, MD
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Hello , my name is Connie Berry . I had wrist surgery this'week by Dr. Cheema .. What a great experience that was . I wasn't sedated when I came out , I had no pain and still haven't . I'm just so happy with the outcome . I do have to remind myself I can't do everything I did ebefore Ike open door...Read More
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