Dr. Gerald Lavon Farber M.D.
Hand Surgeon | Hand Surgery527 Medical Park Drive Suite 400 Bridgeport WV, 26330
Dr. Gerald Farber is a hand surgeon practicing in Bridgeport, WV. Dr. Farber specializes in caring for hand, wrist and forearm problems without the option of surgery unless necessary. Many hand surgeons are also experts in diagnosing and caring for shoulder and elbow problems and tend to suggest non-surgical treatments such as hand therapy or physical therapy.
Education and Training
Uniformed Services University of The Health Sciences,Bethesda, Md, United States 1988
Orthopaedic SurgeryAmerican Board of Orthopaedic SurgeryABOS
Expert PublicationsData provided by the National Library of Medicine
- [A case of rupture of the aortic arch in closed trauma of the thorax].
- Anatomy of the anterior interosseous innervation of the pronator quadratus: evaluation of structures at risk in the single dorsal incision wrist denervation technique.
- Subtalar dislocation in an 8-year-old boy: a rare clinical presentation.
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