Tamara John, M.D. is an Ivy-League trained, board certified Orthopaedic hand and upper extremity surgeon. Dr. John specializes in the treatment of hand, wrist, forearm, elbow, and humerus injuries. Her goal is for her patients to regain function and to resume the activities they previously enjoyed.
Dr. John is and excellent hand surgeon. As a patient she took the time to listen to my story then put the pieces together with me to come up the the best intervention to solve my carpel tunnel problem. After surgery she ensured that my pain was managed which made such a difference. I highly recommen...
Dr. John is AWESOME. I had this giant mass on my finger for years. I neglected the mass for a while and it started draining fluid so I went to see her. Other doctors recommended amputation, but she said she could save it. So she put my mind at ease. I agreed to surgery, and she did a marvelous job.
Carpal tunnel syndrome is a common, painful, progressive condition that is caused by compression of the median nerve at the wrist area. Symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome include numbness and tingling, pain, and diminished grip strength
Trauma can cause the ligaments of the elbow such as the ulnar and radial collateral ligaments to sprain or rupture. Elbow ligament reconstruction is performed to treat severely injured or ruptured ligaments to improve strength and stability of the joint.
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