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Dr. Lacy Thornburg, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery*
2.1 (35)
Map Pin Small Asheville, NC
Accepting new patients
35 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Lacy Thornburg, MD

Dr. Lacy Thornburg, MD is an Orthopedic Hand Surgery Specialist in Asheville, NC. They specialize in Orthopedic Hand Surgery, has 35 years of experience, and is board certified in Hand Surgery. They graduated from HARVARD Medical School and is affiliated with Mission Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Thornburg an average 2.1 star rating.

Dr. Thornburg works at Practice in Asheville, NC. They frequently treat conditions like Osteoarthritis of Hand and Trigger Finger along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Humana and UnitedHealthCare 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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Dr. Thornburg's Office Locations

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    Carolina Hand and Sports Medicine P.A.
    18 Medical Park Dr, Asheville, NC 28803 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (828) 253-7521
    Monday
    07:30 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    07:30 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    07:30 - 17:00
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed

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  • Mission Hospital

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Osteoarthritis of Hand
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Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Osteoarthritis of Hand
Trigger Finger
Wrist Replacement
Fracture of Hand and Fingers
Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
Trigger Finger Release
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
De Quervain's Disease
Dupuytrens Contracture
Joint Pain
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Wrist
Wrist Sprain or Strain
Carpal Tunnel Release
Steroid Injection
Hand Fracture
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Wrist Fracture
De Quervain's Release
Excision of Ganglion
Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
Hand Tendon Repair
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    About Dr. Lacy Thornburg, MD

    Specialties*
    • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 35 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1669581559
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • HARVARD Medical School
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Hand Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Lacy Thornburg, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Thornburg is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    Dr. Thornburg has seen patients for Osteoarthritis of Hand and Trigger Finger, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Thornburg on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    35 patients have reviewed Dr. Thornburg. The overall rating for this provider is 2.1. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Thornburg.

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