“There’s no better feeling than having someone come back in after their surgery and say they are doing great, and are back to doing their regular activities.”
Dr. Wayne Weil is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who is well known in the community for his expertise in hand surgery. He sees patients with a wide variety of hand ailments, including carpal tunnel syndrome, cubital tunnel syndrome, dupuytren’s syndrome, thumb arthritis, wrist fractures, and more.
Dr. Weil is the only physician in the Swedish Hospital system who performs endoscopic carpal tunnel release surgery for carpal tunnel syndrome. Endoscopic carpal tunnel release surgery, like the traditional approach to carpal tunnel surgery, boasts excellent outcomes. The advantage is that it is minimally invasive, and patients generally regain function sooner.
Likewise, Dr. Weil is one of the only physicians in Seattle who performs the endoscopic cubital tunnel release surgery for cubital tunnel syndrome (or, “cell phone elbow”).
After graduating with a medical degree from New York University’s School of Medicine, Dr. Weil went on to complete a residency at NYU’s Hospital for Joint Diseases. He also completed a fellowship in hand and microvascular surgery at the University of Washington. Dr. Weil has published several scientific papers and presented his research in the field of upper extremity trauma at national meetings.
In his free time, Dr. Weil enjoys spending time with his wife and five young children. Skiing, high altitude trekking, and biking are also among his favorite activities.
Learn more about Dr. Weil at www.handandelbowsurgery.com.