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Dr. Kraig Burgess has distinguished himself as an expert in the field of orthopedic hand and upper extremity surgery. He received his bachelor’s degree from The Ohio State University. His medical school training was completed at Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Athens, Ohio. Upon completion of his internship and residency in general orthopedics, Dr. Burgess performed an additional year of fellowship training in hand and upper extremity surgery at Cleveland Clinic Foundation & Case Western Reserve University/MetroHealth Medical Center – Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, which included an enormous variety of reconstructive procedures and extensive trauma training.
Dr. Burgess is board certified in orthopedic surgery and has also completed a certificate of added qualification in hand surgery. He has been involved in both clinical and biomechanical research. He has presented nationally and lectured on topics ranging from joint replacement and tendon injuries to carpal tunnel syndrome and the treatment of improperly healed wrist fractures.
Since practicing in the Phoenix area, Dr. Burgess has been featured in local newspaper write-ups. His interest includes the treatment of traumatic, acquired and reconstructive conditions of the hand, wrist and elbow. Dr. Burgess’ is patient-centric that serves as a resource to educate his patients and allow them to make informed decisions about their surgical and nonsurgical treatment options.