Dr. Ward Hamlet, MD

Dr. Ward Hamlet, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 50
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Dr. Ward Hamlet, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery doctor who practices in Fort Wayne, IN. He is 50 years old and has been practicing for 25 years. Read his story

5050 N Clinton St

Fort Wayne, IN 46825

Contact Information

(260) 484-8551

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  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Trigger Finger Release
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ganglion Cyst
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Hamlet's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Hamlet "Ward P. Hamlet, M.D. is an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in surgery of the hand, elbow, shoulder, and microvascular reconstruction. A board certified surgeon, Dr. Hamlet joined Ortho NorthEast in 1999. Dr. Hamlet received his undergraduate degree in molecular biology from the University of Arizona. In 1993, he earned his medical degree with honors from UCLA School of Medicine in Los Angeles. He served his general surgery and orthopaedic residencies at UCLA Medical Center until 1998. He then completed an additional year of fellowship training in hand, elbow and microvascular surgery at the Indiana Hand Center in Indianapolis. Dr. Hamlet also has a special interest in microvascular reconstruction, tendon and bone reconstruction and work-related conditions of the upper extremity, including carpal tunnel syndrome. Dr. Hamlet is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners and a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Because of his extensive training, Dr. Hamlet has achieved a Certificate of Added Qualification in surgery of the hand and upper extremity. Dr. Hamlet has published manuscripts in several orthopaedic journals and has given presentations and lectures nationally as well as regionally here in northeastern Indiana. Dr. Hamlet enjoys activities with his two children Jonathan and Elliana including water skiing, snow skiing, tennis, and hiking."

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic 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

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

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Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Humerus
  • 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
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tendon Repair
  • Tommy John Surgery
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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 Arizona, Tucson, Az
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, Ca
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, Ca
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • The Indiana Hand Center, Indianapolis, In
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hamlet has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hamlet's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hamlet to family and friends
4.2
based on 62 total reviews (32 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (62)

  • 5
    (46)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (12)

Dr. Hamlet's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
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 (32)

in Auburn, IN |
Dr. Hamlet has always been very personable and informative. I would recommend him (and have) to family and friends.
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in Angola, IN |
Great experience as Dr Hamlet explained his diagnosis of my condition very well and I was satisfied to be able to get some relief of the chronic pain.
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in Pierceton, Indiana |
I was pleasantly surprised with Dr. Hamlet's approach and bedside manner, after reading mixed reviews. Dr. Hamlet was very professional with a very nice introduction and a quick, direct approach. I appreciate this from a medical profession. It is very evident Dr. Hamlet has years of experience and...more
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in Fort Wayne |
Dr Hamlet's office is very well run. Very little wait time and Dr Hamlet is a friendly doctor who listens and is very good at explaining patient's options.
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Columbia City,IN |
Experienced and professional, patiently listens to patients issues, and offers a choice of solutions.
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Dupont Hospital
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Lutheran Hospital of Indiana
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Parkview Noble Hospital
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Parkview Ortho Hospital
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Parkview Regional Medical Center
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Fort Wayne, IN 46845
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Parkview Whitley Hospital
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St. Joseph Hospital
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Fort Wayne, IN 46802
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