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Robert B. Carrigan, MD

Attending Hand and Upper Extremity Surgeon

Associate Professor of Clinical Orthopedic Surgery, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Specialties and Services

Practice Locations

Education

MD - University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA (1999)

BS in Biochemistry - Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA (1995)

Internship

Orthopedic and General Surgery - Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA (1999-2000)

Residency

Orthopedic Surgery - Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA (2000-2004)

Fellowship

Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery - Hospital of University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA (2004-2005)

Board Certification

American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
Certificate of Added Qualification in Hand Surgery

Year Appointed

2009

Special Interests

  • Pediatric hand and upper extremity injuries
  • Congenital hand and arm differences
  • Acquired/developmental problems of the hand, wrist, forearm, elbow, arm and shoulder
  • Shoulder reconstruction after brachial plexus injury

Research Interests

  • Epidemiology of pediatric hand injuries
  • Tendon healing in children
  • Rehabilitation of pediatric hand injuries
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