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Dr. Sean Ghidella, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery
4.3 (37)
Accepting new patients
34 years of experience

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 34 years of experience, and is board certified in Hand Surgery. They graduated from GEORGETOWN UNIV SCH OF MED and is affiliated with St. Clare Hospital.

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 Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist and Osteoarthritis of Hands 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.

Dr. Ghidella's Office Locations

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    Puget Sound Orthopaedics
    2727 Hollycroft St Ste 110, Gig Harbor, WA 98335 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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    Puget Sound Orthopaedics - Lakewood
    7308 Bridgeport Way W Ste 307, Lakewood, WA 98499 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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    Puget Sound Orthopedics
    1724 West Union Ave Ste 100, Tacoma, WA 98405 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions

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    4.3
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    May 16, 2021
    Dr. Ghidella explained the surgery, exactly what he would do, and the reason he believed it would bring the best result. He also clearly answered every question I asked.
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    About Dr. Sean Ghidella, MD

    Specialties
    • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
    Specialties
    Years of Experience
    • 34 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Languages Spoken
    Gender
    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1538135322
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Walter Reed Am Med Ctr
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER
    Residency
    Internship
    • Madigan Army Med Ctr|University of Rochester
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • GEORGETOWN UNIV SCH OF MED
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Hand 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.

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

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

    Dr. Ghidella has seen patients for Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist and Osteoarthritis of Hands, 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.

    37 patients have reviewed Dr. Ghidella. The overall rating for this provider is 4.3. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Ghidella.

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