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Dr. Sean Ghidella, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery*
4.5 (57)
Map Pin Small Gig Harbor, WA
Accepting new patients
35 years of experience
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Overview of Dr. Sean Ghidella, MD

Dr. Sean Ghidella, MD is an Orthopedic Hand Surgery Specialist in Gig Harbor, WA. They specialize in Orthopedic Hand Surgery, has 35 years of experience, and is board certified in Hand Surgery. They graduated from Georgetown University School of Medicine and is affiliated with St. Clare Hospital. Dr. Ghidella, completed a residency at University of Rochester. Patients rated Dr. Ghidella an average 4.5 star rating.

Dr. Ghidella works at Puget Sound Orthopaedics in Gig Harbor, WA with other offices in Lakewood, WA and Tacoma, WA. They frequently treat conditions like Trigger Finger, Elbow Sprain and Limb Pain along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept 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.

Dr. Ghidella's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Puget Sound Orthopaedics
    2727 Hollycroft St Ste 110, Gig Harbor, WA 98335 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (253) 366-5859
  2. 2
    Puget Sound Orthopaedics - Lakewood
    7308 Bridgeport Way W Ste 307, Lakewood, WA 98499 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (253) 366-5859
  3. 3
    Puget Sound Orthopedics
    1724 West Union Ave Ste 100, Tacoma, WA 98405 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (253) 366-5859

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Trigger Finger
Elbow Sprain
Limb Pain
Broken Arm
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
De Quervain's Disease
Dupuytrens Contracture
Humerus Fracture
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Hand
Osteoarthritis of Wrist
Rotator Cuff Tear
Rotator Cuff Tendinosis
Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder Fracture
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Tenosynovitis
Carpal Tunnel Release
Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
Steroid Injection
Trigger Finger Release
Adhesive Capsulitis Shoulder
Ankle Fracture
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Arthritis of the Elbow
Avascular Necrosis
Bone Disorders
Bursitis
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Cervical Radiculopathy
Clavicle Fracture
Degenerative Disc Disease
Elbow Bursitis
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Femur Fracture
Foot Fracture
Fracture
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Fracture of Hand and Fingers
Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Cyst
Glenoid Labrum Tear
Gout
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Hand Conditions
Hand Fracture
Herniated Disc
Internal Derangement of Knee
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Pain
Knee Dislocation
Knee Disorders
Knee Fracture
Knee Sprain
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Muscle Cramping
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osteoarthritis of Elbow
Osteoarthritis of Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteochondritis Dissecans
Osteopenia
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Pinched Nerve in Back
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Pseudoarthrosis
Pyogenic Arthritis
Radiculopathy
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rheumatoid Arthritis of Hand
Seronegative Rheumatoid Arthritis
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
Wrist Fracture
Wrist Sprain or Strain
All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
Arthrocentesis
Carpal Tunnel Injection
Elbow Fracture Repair
Elbow Replacement
Fracture Care
Joint Drainage
Neuroplasty
Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Fracture Treatment
Ulnar Nerve Transposition
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    • Aetna
    • Anthem
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Buckeye Community Health Plan
    • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • CHAMPVA
    • Cigna
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    • Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
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    About Dr. Sean Ghidella, MD

    Specialties*
    • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 35 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    Gender
    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1538135322
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Walter Reed Am Medical Center
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • University of Rochester
    Residency
    Internship
    • Madigan Army Medical Center|University of Rochester
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Georgetown University School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Hand Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • St. Clare Hospital

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    Dr. Sean Ghidella, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Ghidella is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    Dr. Ghidella has seen patients for Trigger Finger, Elbow Sprain and Limb Pain, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Ghidella on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    57 patients have reviewed Dr. Ghidella. The overall rating for this provider is 4.5. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Ghidella.

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