Distal Radius Fractures – What You Should Know in 2021
Warren Hammert, MD
August 4, 2021 at 6:30 am
PROFESSOR DEPARTMENT OF ORTHOPAEDICS (SMD)
PROFESSOR DEPARTMENT OF SURGERY, PLASTIC SURGERY (SMD), JOINT
Dr. Hammert is a Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Plastic Surgery, and Chief of the Hand and Wrist Division at UR Medicine. His clinical practice includes all aspects of hand and wrist surgery, as well as peripheral nerve surgery and microsurgery, treating patients of all ages, from infants to older adults. He has special expertise in the treatment of pediatric hand conditions, reconstructive surgery for arthritic and traumatic disorders of the hand and wrist, vascular disorders, as well as upper extremity nerve disorders.
Dr. Hammert earned his medical degree at Medical College of Pennsylvania. He has also completed a Plastic Surgery residency at the Cleveland Clinic, and a Fellowship in Orthopaedic Hand and Microsurgery at the Hand Center of Western New York. He is board certified in Plastic Surgery and has a Subspecialty Certificate in Surgery of the Hand.
In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Hammert is actively involved in research, with a primary interest in patient outcomes. In addition to his research at UR, he has been involved in collaborative studies with other institutions throughout the United States and Canada. He has authored multiple peer-reviewed publications in the leading hand, orthopaedic, and plastic surgery journals, numerous book chapters, and has edited several Hand Surgery textbooks. He serves as reviewer for multiple peer-reviewed journals, including the Journal of Hand Surgery and Hand.
Dr. Hammert is a member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand and the American Association for Hand Surgery, having served in leadership positions in both organizations. He teaches and lectures on a variety of hand and upper extremity conditions and regional, national, and international hand, orthopaedic, and plastic surgery meetings and has chaired multiple national hand surgery meetings and courses.
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