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Dr. Tsu-Min Tsai, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery ·  Male · Age 82

Dr. Tsai

Dr. Tsu-Min Tsai, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Louisville, KY and has been practicing for 43 years. He graduated from Coll Med Natl Taiwan U, Taipei in 1961 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery.


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(502) 561-4263

Dr. Tsai accepts the following insurance:

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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)
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Sagamore Health Network
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Dr. Tsai's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tsai treats Carpal Tunnel Syndrome more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Tsai treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Neuroplasty
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tsai performs Neuroplasty more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Tsai performs this procedure more than 96% of his peers

Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tsai treats Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Tsai treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist

Dr. Tsai's conditions and procedures:

  • 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
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • 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, Open
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Humerus
  • 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
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • 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 Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • 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
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tommy John Surgery
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

About Me

Biography

Dr. Tsu-Min Tsai, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Louisville, KY and has been practicing for 43 years. He graduated from Coll Med Natl Taiwan U, Taipei in 1961 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery.

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1979
U Louisville Sch Med
Residency Hospital
1976
U Louisville Sch Med
Fellowship Hospital
1970
Natl Taiwan U Hosp
Residency Hospital
1962
Natl Taiwan U Hosp
Internship Hospital
1961
Coll Med Natl Taiwan U, Taipei
Medical School
1979
1976
1970
1962
1961

Languages

  • Chinese
  • English

Awards

Dr. Tsai's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Tsai

3.1

Based on 15 reviews

5 Stars
46.666666666666664%
(7)
4 Stars
6.666666666666667%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
6.666666666666667%
(1)
1 Star
40%
(6)

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Dr. Tsai botched my median nerve graft surgery then spent the next 20 months ignoring my symptoms, my concerns, and even a statement by one of his own colleagues indicating the surgery had failed. Future test procedures – in which Dr. Tsai placed no value – proved that the surgery had failed and...Read More
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Dr. Tsai performed surgery to release pressure on my ulnar nerve in October 2016. I had several incisions in my hand, wrist, forearm, and elbow. He left huge, unsightly scars that look like I was ripped open and less than a year after surgery, my symptoms are back and worse than ever. I will be in...Read More
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He did not give me the time of day and completely miss diagnosed my injury.
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This doctor used me has a human guinea pig. I am now and will be for life physically disabled due to the guinea pig surgeries performed on me by him. He is cruel. On my last visit 12/2015 he said he could not believe me about my pain, refused to give me a brace for my deformed arm that I am losing...Read More
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This man saved my hand . He is the best there is period .
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