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Dr. William Pekman, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery ·  Male · Age 67

Dr. Pekman

OrthoCarolina

214 18th St SE Hickory, NC 28602

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Dr. William Pekman, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Hickory, NC and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from University Of Chicago in 1978 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery.


Dr. Pekman's Reviews

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4.5

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Dr. Peckman and his staff are professional, caring and friendly. They enjoy great reputation in our area and live up to it!
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Excellent care, explained findings and treatment plan in easy to understand terms.
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Very professional and personable.
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Very friendly and pleasant, wasn't in a hurry, took his time to explain everything. Had already heard good things, was looking forward to seeing him.
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Dr. Peckman is a caring and professional physician. I like his sense of humor and the time he took with me to explain my surgery. I have complete faith in him as a surgeon and a doctor.
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Dr.Pekman was very polite . He explained everything that was going on. Treated me with respect
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I have sincerely appreciated my clinical, surgical, and post- surgical experiences with Dr. Pekman. He is thorough in his work, therapeutic treatment and assessments. His demeanor has been very personable and appropriate for setting my mind at ease about what my situation would require and the sort of outcome I might anticipate.
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Dr. Pekman is an intelligent, compassionate, and no nonsense doctor. Listens and discusses options. Caring and helpful staff. Great place for care and healing.
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What a pleasure it was to meet and be advised by Dr. Peckman. He was helpful, direct, and very easy to understand concerning the issue I am having with my hand. First time meeting him and would highly recommend anyone schedule an appointment with him!!
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About Me

Biography

Dr. William Pekman, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Hickory, NC and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from University Of Chicago in 1978 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery.

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Education

1984
St. Vincent's Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1982
University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1979
University Of Cincinnati / Main Campus
Internship Hospital
1978
University Of Chicago
Medical School
1984
1982
1979
1978

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(828) 322-5172

Dr. Pekman accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
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
Humana
Choice Care PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Pekman's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Limb Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pekman treats Limb Pain more than 95% of his peers

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

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pekman treats Carpal Tunnel Syndrome more than 95% of his peers

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

Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pekman treats Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist more than 81% of his peers

Dr. Pekman treats this condition more than 81% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist

Dr. Pekman's conditions and procedures:

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • 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
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • 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
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Wrist Fracture

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70% Patient experience rating, 1% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)