Dr. Tarik Kardestuncer, MD

Dr. Tarik Kardestuncer, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 48
(25)
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Dr. Tarik Kardestuncer, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery doctor who practices in Colchester, CT. He is 48 years old and has been practicing for 19 years.

35 Halls Hill Rd

Colchester, CT 06415

Contact Information

(860) 537-7315

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Network
  • Connecticare
  • EmblemHealth
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Limb Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Trigger Finger
very high
more than 96% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hands
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

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Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • 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-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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

  • University Of Connecticut School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Presbyterian Hospital In The City Of New York
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • University Of Connecticut School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kardestuncer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kardestuncer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kardestuncer to family and friends
3.9
based on 25 total reviews (9 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

  • 5
    (18)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Kardestuncer's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

in Norwich, CT |
Excellent job doing the surgery on my elbow 6 weeks post op and no pain
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in New London, CT |
After a fall/possible wrist fracture saw another local "hand specialist" who wanted to cast me after doing one x-ray that was inconclusive. Dr. K took 7 xrays, did careful exam, was kind, gentle,professional, thorough. Said there was no fracture on x ray. Offered to do MRI ( other doc didn't). ...more
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in Norwich, CT |
Dr. K has now performed 2 surgeries on me. 1 on my left hand for carpal tunnel and the other on my left for torn cartilage. Both times he explained everything and got me back to work! I've recommended him numerous times and I wouldn't go to any other hand surgeon.
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in Hampton, CT |
Dr. Kardestuncer took the time to explain the problem that I was having with my hand and gave me options to choose from. He put me at ease. The surgery was done with just a small scar. After surgery he checked the incision and it had healed nicely.If I had any problems, I just needed to call. I...more
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in Norwich Ct |
Dr.K is an excellent Dr. I had to have a couple surgeries and he did an amazing job. If i ever have to have hand or arm surgery again i will ask for Dr. K. He has a very good bed side manor. He isnt pushy and he listens to his patients and their concerns. I can't say it enough on how good of a Dr...more
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Dr. Kardestuncer accepts 19 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Preferred Blue PPO
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Network
  • Connecticare
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • MagnaCare
  • Medicaid
  • National Elevator
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • Tufts Health Plan
    Tufts Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty
    United Healthcare
  • Worker's Compensation
    Worker's Compensation WC

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