Joseph A. Buckwalter V, MD, PhD

Joseph A. Buckwalter V, MD, PhD




Authored Health Articles


Adult Specialties

  • Orthopedics

Pediatric Specialties

  • Orthopedics

Special Procedures and Treatments

  • Carpal tunnel surgery
  • CMC (carpometacarpal) arthroplasty
  • Cubital tunnel surgery
  • Dupuytren's release (fasciotomy)
  • Hand fracture surgery
  • Hand nerve repair and reconstruction
  • Ligament reconstruction surgery
  • Nerve transfers
  • Proximal row carpectomy
  • Soft tissue reconstruction
  • Tendon reconstruction surgery
  • Tendon transfers
  • Trigger finger release
  • Wrist arthroplasty
  • Wrist fracture surgery
  • Wrist nerve repair and reconstruction

Diseases and Conditions

  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Cubital tunnel syndrome
  • Dupuytren's contracture
  • Hand and wrist arthritis
  • Hand and wrist fractures
  • Hand and wrist ligament and tendon injuries
  • Nerve injuries
  • Nonunion fractures
  • Scaphoid injuries
  • Trigger finger
  • Work-related injuries


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  • MD, University of California, San Diego
  • PhD, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
  • BS, Duke University, Durham, N.C.


Orthopedic Surgery, University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa


Hand and Upper Extremity, Washington University, St. Louis


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