Dr. Thomas Kiefhaber, MD

Dr. Thomas Kiefhaber, MD

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Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery  ·  
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63 y/o
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Dr. Thomas Kiefhaber, MD is a hand and upper extremity surgery specialist in Cincinnati, OH and has been practicing for 32 years. He specializes in hand and upper extremity surgery and orthopedic hand surgery.Read his story

TriHealth Orthopedic and Sports Institute

10700 Montgomery Rd Ste 150

Cincinnati, OH 45242
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Comprehensive Benefits Plan
  • GENERAL
  • Health Net
  • Health Span
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Kiefhaber performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Trigger Finger Release
very high
more than 99% of peers
Carpal Tunnel Release
very high
more than 99% of peers
Neuroplasty
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Kiefhaber's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kiefhaber "The son of an Orthopaedic Surgeon, Dr. Kiefhaber knew from an early age that this was the career path he wished to follow. He shows the same respect and compassion for patients that he observed in his father. Dr. Kiefhaber enjoys teaching the bright and skilled Mary S. Stern Hand Surgery Fellows and Family Practice residents. He has contributed to the science of hand surgery through journal articles, book chapters and presentations at national medical conferences. Dr. Kiefhaber's special interests include treatment of elbow and wrist disorders."

2  Specialties

  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

67  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Avulsion Fracture
  • Back Pain
  • Bennett's Fracture
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Carpal Fractures
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Colles' Fracture
  • Complex Fractures
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Compound Fracture
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Distal Radius Fracture
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Extra-Articular Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intra-Articular Fracture
  • Joint Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Cancer
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Malunion of Fracture
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis of Hand and Wrist
  • Scaphoid Fractures
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Ulnar Nerve Entrapment at Wrist
  • Upper Extremity Fracture
  • Wrist Disorders
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Injuries
  • Wrist Sprain

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40  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritic Hand Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Reconstruction
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Endoscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Finger Amputation
  • Finger Joint Fusion
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fusion
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand Reconstruction
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Nerve Release
  • Nerve Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Steroid Injection
  • Surgical Biopsy
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Total Wrist Replacement
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
  • Wrist Reconstruction
  • Wrist Replacement
  • Wrist Surgery

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Ohio.

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

  • Duke University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1976
  • University Of Cincinnati-Cinicinnati, Ohio
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • University Of Cincinnati Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • University of Cincinnati / Main Campus
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Indiana Hand Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kiefhaber has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kiefhaber's Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kiefhaber to family and friends
77 total reviews (43 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (77)

  • 5
    (71)
  • 4
    (4)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Kiefhaber's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (43)

DOCTOR... I have been with Dr. Thomas Kiefhaber for many hand, wrist and most recently an Ulnar Nerve surgery at my Elbow... over the last 10+ years. I can't imagine a better surgeon for these types of procedures. And know what else he and his staff have the audacity to do... they listen to what...more
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I have had many years of care with a variety of hand problems and surgeries. The Doc has fixed them and I was able to keep working. He was honest with his words and the results of surgery expectations. I have recommended him to many people over the years. A talented and good man with an efficient...more
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experienced surgeon, very pleasant, great staff.
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Very caring and compassionate, I would highly recommend him.
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Excellent care, explained causes, treatment and expectations thouroughly. Very satisfied with the care received.
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