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The Hand Center of San Francisco is dedicated to providing state-of-the-art Hand, Wrist, & Upper Extremity Surgery services to patients in the San Francisco Bay Area and Northern California Regions.
Kyle D. Bickel, M.D., FACS is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, with a Certificate of Added Qualification in Hand Surgery. He specializes in Hand, Wrist, and Upper Extremity Surgery. Dr. Bickel and his Staff are dedicated to providing the very best care possible to their patients.
The Hand Center of San Francisco offers services to patients with a wide variety of needs:
| General Adult & Pediatric Hand Surgery
Surgery of the Wrist & Forearm
Treatment of Fractures in the Upper Extremity
Arthroscopic Hand & Wrist Surgery
Trauma of the Hand, Wrist, and Forearm
Secondary Reconstruction of Extremity Injuries
| Arthritis Surgery of the Upper Extremities |
Peripheral Nerve Surgery
Congenital Hand Reconstruction
Industrial Upper Extremity Injuries
Reconstructive Plastic Surgery
We provide a number of unique services that make the Hand Center of San Francisco a "one-stop shopping" location for our patients. On site real-time digital fluouroscopy makes X-Ray Imaging immediate and convenient without the need to travel to other locations. Dr. Bickel is committed to providing cutting-edge technologies and new developments in the treatment of upper extremity disorders. These newer therapeutic resources include Xiaflex (collagenase) injections for the treatment of Dupuytren's Contracture in appropriately selected patients, minimally-invasive arthroscopic surgery for many wrist problems, and minimally-invasive fracture treatment for many hand and wrist fractures. These treatments are designed to minimize the impact of surgery and hasten recovery for many of the commonly treated problems in the upper extremity.
Dr. Bickel also has extensive experience in Medical-Legal issues surrounding the field of upper extremity injuries and treatment, as well as issues of Worker's Compensation. Please contact the Office Manager at the Hand Center of San Francisco for more information about Dr. Bickel's availability, fees, and to schedule an appointment or conference.
a p p o i n t m e n t s
Patients are seen by appointment only. We participate in many insurance plans, including Worker's Compensation. To determine whether we are a provider in your plan, please contact the plan directly, or the Office Manager at the Hand Center of San Francisco. Arrangements for Out-of-Network care can be made on an individual basis. Patients requiring prior authorization from their insurance plan for specialty care are responsible for obtaining and verifying authorization prior to their scheduled appointment.