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Dr. Joseph Rectenwald, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery
5.0 (16)
Accepting new patients
26 years of experience

Overview

Dr. Joseph Rectenwald, MD is an Orthopedic Hand Surgery Specialist in Augusta, GA. They specialize in Orthopedic Hand Surgery, has 26 years of experience, and is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery. They graduated from Medical College of Georgia and is affiliated with Aiken Regional Medical Centers and Piedmont Augusta.

Dr. Rectenwald works at Legend Orthopaedics in Augusta, GA with other offices in Evans, GA. They frequently treat conditions like Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Trigger Finger and Trigger Finger Release along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Locations

  1. 1
    Legend Orthopaedics
    811 13th St Ste 20, Augusta, GA 30901 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (706) 722-3401
  2. 2
    Orthopaedics Associates
    2511 Associates Way, Evans, GA 30809 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (706) 854-2140
  3. 3
    University Hospital
    1350 Walton Way, Augusta, GA 30901 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (706) 722-9011

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Aiken Regional Medical Centers
  • Piedmont Augusta

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
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Treatment frequency



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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Chevron Icon
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De Quervain's Disease Chevron Icon
De Quervain's Release Chevron Icon
Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment Chevron Icon
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    May 26, 2021
    Dr. Rectenwald is absolutely AMAZING! He is kind. Cheerful. Sweet. CARES!! I look so forward to seeing him and his staff again in 2 weeks. What a true gift from God!!
    Katherine Cullum — May 26, 2021
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    About Dr. Joseph Rectenwald, MD

    Specialties
    • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
    Specialties
    Years of Experience
    • 26 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1174564488
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • Medical College of Georgia
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Joseph Rectenwald, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Rectenwald is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Rectenwald has an average wait time of 10 – 15 minutes at their office(s).

    Dr. Rectenwald has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Rectenwald has seen patients for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Trigger Finger and Trigger Finger Release, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Rectenwald on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    16 patients have reviewed Dr. Rectenwald. The overall rating for this provider is 5.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Rectenwald.

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