Dr. Jeffrey Pratt is a highly qualified orthopaedic surgeon with specialty training in hand and upper extremity surgery. In addition to minimally invasive arthroscopic procedures involving the hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder, Dr. Pratt is trained in the latest techniques in microsurgery,
After finishing his residency, Dr. Pratt received specialized training in the hand and upper extremity at esteemed Washington University’s Barnes-Jewish Hospital in Saint Louis, Missouri under the tutelage of world renowned surgeons - Drs. Richard Gelberman, Paul Manske, Martin Boyer, Charles Goldfarb, Ken Yamaguchi, and Leesa Galatz. Dr. Pratt has also completed advanced microsurgery technique training at Columbia University in New York City and famed Louisville University in Kentucky.
In May of 2008, Dr. Pratt traveled to Europe to learn percutaneous needle aponeurotomy from Dr. Lermusiaux at Lariboisiere Hospital in Paris, France for the treatment of Dupytren’s Disease. Unlike traditional surgical techniques, percutaneous aponeurotomy is a minimally invasive, safe outpatient procedure done in the comfort of the office with great success. This innovative technique is currently only being performed by a handful of skilled surgeons in the United States.
Dr. Pratt is co-author of several peer-reviewed national and international publications, one of which received the 2007 New York Society’s Kaplan Award, recognizing excellence in better defining the anatomy of the upper extremity.
Dr. Pratt believes in the importance of educating patients, staff, and medical personnel on the diseases and treatment options available. Please call the office for additional information on hand procedures and surgery performed or to schedule an appointment for a consultation.