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Dr. Terry Messer, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery ·  Male · Age 51

Dr. Messer

Dr. Terry Messer, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Raleigh, NC. He graduated from Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery and orthopedic surgery.


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(919) 872-3171

Dr. Messer accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
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No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
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Dr. Messer's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Ganglion Cyst
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Messer treats Ganglion Cyst more than 100% of his peers

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

Osteoarthritis of Hands
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

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

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

Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

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

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist

Dr. Messer's conditions and procedures:

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • 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
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • 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
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • 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
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Lupus
  • 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 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 Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

About Me

Biography

Dr. Terry Messer, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Raleigh, NC. He graduated from Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery and orthopedic surgery.

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Education

McGaw Med Center Of Northwestern
Residency Hospital
Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
Medical School

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Messer's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Messer

4.4

Based on 31 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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Very professional. He listens to patients!!
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Dr. Messer is an excellent physician. He always takes time to thouroughly explain your injury and type of recovery you will go through. He is never in a hurry and will always answer any questions. The staff at Raleigh Hand are excellent also. Always friendly and quick to have any answers to...Read More
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unfortunately i made an error in my previous review. i cannot emphasize enough how much i enjoyed my visits with Dr. Messer. he has always been extremely professional, courteous, and willing to listen to my concerns. the entire staff hs shown professional conduct and friendliness. i will...Read More
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Dr Messer is a VERY personable guy and VERY professional and skilled physician. He surgically relieved me from the intense pain and suffering caused by carpel tunnel syndrome in both wrists. He also recently did surgery to relieve a pinched nerve in my right elbow and the numbness it caused in my...Read More
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I have been suffering with severe pain in my thumb joints and fingers due to osteoarthritis in my hands. Dr. Messer's diagnosis and treatment provided me with relief from the severe pain and has allowed me to resume some of the activities I really enjoy! Dr. Messer and his staff were very,...Read More
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