It’s very common in people with and without diabetes. I see anywhere from 5 to 10 patients with trigger fingers in my office every day,” Dr. Daniel B. Polatsch told DiabetesMine. Polatsch is one of New York’s most recognized hand surgeons.
Congratulations to Dr. Dan Polatsch, Co-Chair of the Virtual Hand Surgery Review Course sponsored by the New York Society for Surgery of the Hand. This course was held on Saturday October 24 and had over 750 registrants from over 20 countries worldwide. The course had an esteemed faculty including Dr. Steve Beldner from our own New York Hand and Wrist Center.
On September 15th, 2020, Dr. Dan Polatsch was inducted as the newest President of the New York Society for Surgery of the Hand (NYSSH). Congratulations to Dr. Polatsch on this well deserved honor. The NYSSH is one of the largest hand organizations in the United States.
Neil Patrick Harris had surgery on Tuesday after a sea urchin spine got caught in his hand while in Croatia two months ago, causing an infection.
Thirteen paralyzed young adults have regained elbow and hand movement after undergoing complex surgery in Australia, surgeons report.The patients now brush their hair and teeth, feed themselves and put on makeup -- tasks that were impossible before the "nerve transfer" surgery, the doctors report in the July 4 issue of The Lancet medical journal.
Congratulations Dr. Polatsch for being named in New York Magazine's Best Doctors 2019. This is his 7th consecutive year.