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Warren C. Hammert, D.D.S., M.D.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 275-5321

Administrative: (585) 275-5117

Fax: (585) 273-3297

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

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Faculty Appointments

Patient Care Setting

Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation

Biography

Dr. Hammert is a Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Plastic Surgery, and Chief of the Hand and Wrist Division at UR Medicine. His clinical practice includes all aspects of hand and wrist surgery, as well as peripheral nerve surgery and microsurgery, treating patients of all ages, from infants to older adults. He has special expertise in the treatment of pediatric hand conditions, reconstructive surgery for arthritic and traumatic disorders of the hand and wrist, vascular disorders, as well as upper extremity nerve disorders.

Dr. Hammert earned his medical degree at Medical College of Pennsylvania. He has also completed a Plastic Surgery residency at the Cleveland Clinic, and a Fellowship in Orthopaedic Hand and Microsurgery at the Hand Center of Western New York. He is board certified in Plastic Surgery and has a Subspecialty Certificate in Surgery of the Hand.

In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Hammert is actively involved in research, with a primary interest in patient outcomes. In addition to his research at UR, he has been involved in collaborative studies with other institutions throughout the United States and Canada. He has authored multiple peer-reviewed publications in the leading hand, orthopaedic, and plastic surgery journals, numerous book chapters, and has edited several Hand Surgery textbooks. He serves as reviewer for multiple peer-reviewed journals, including the Journal of Hand Surgery and Hand.

Dr. Hammert is a member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand and the American Association for Hand Surgery, having served in leadership positions in both organizations. He teaches and lectures on a variety of hand and upper extremity conditions and regional, national, and international hand, orthopaedic, and plastic surgery meetings and has chaired multiple national hand surgery meetings and courses.

Credentials

Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery - American Board of Plastic Surgery
  • Surgery of the Hand - American Board of Plastic Surgery

Education

1990
BS | Oklahoma State University
Physiology

1993
DDS | University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry
Dentistry

1996
MD | Medical College of Pennsylvania
Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

08/01/2001 - 07/30/2002
Fellowship in Hand Surgery at SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine

07/01/1999 - 06/30/2001
Fellowship in Plastic Surgery at Cleveland Clinic Foundation

07/01/1997 - 06/30/1998
Residency in General Surgery at Allegheny General Hospital

07/01/1996 - 06/30/1997
Internship in General Surgery at Allegheny General Hospital

07/01/1993 - 06/30/1999
Residency in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at Allegheny General Hospital

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Awards

2017
Duthie-Evarts Outstanding Resident Educator - Department of Orthopaedics
Sponsor: Institute of Medicine
Location: URMC

2009
Duthie-Evarts Outstanding Resident Educator - Department of Orthopaedics
Sponsor: Institute of Medicine
Location: URMC

2003 - 2006
Golden Scalpel Outstanding Teacher Department of Plastic Surgery
Sponsor: Institute of Medicine
Location: Cleveland Clinic

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Publications

Journal Articles

7/2017
Oh JK, Messing S, Hyrien O, Hammert WC. "Effectiveness of Corticosteroid Injections for Treatment of de Quervain's Tenosynovitis." Hand : official journal of the American Association for Hand Surgery.. 2017 Jul 0; 12(4):357-361. Epub 2016 Dec 05.

2/2017
Childs S, Mann T, Dahl J, Ketz J, Hammert WC, Murray PM, Elfar J. "Differences in the Treatment of Distal Radius Fractures by Hand Fellowship Trained Surgeons: A Study of ABOS Candidate Data." The Journal of hand surgery.. 2017 Feb 0; 42(2):e91-e97. Epub 2016 Dec 24.

9/2016
Aburjania N, Hammert WC, Bansal M, Boyce BF, Munsiff SS. "Chronic tenosynovitis of the hand caused by Mycobacterium heraklionense." International journal of mycobacteriology.. 2016 Sep 0; 5(3):273-275. Epub 2016 Jun 16.

Books & Chapters

2017
Chapter Title: Amputations and Prosthetics
Book Title: Principles of Hand Surgery and Therapy, 3rd edition Trumble T, Rayan GM, Budoff JE, Baratz ME, Slutsky DJ
Author List: Schreck MJ and Hammert WC
Published By: Elsevier 2017

2016
Chapter Title: DRUJ Arthritis and Salvage Procedures
Book Title: American Society for Surgery of the Hand
Author List: Kaushik AP and Hammert WC
Published By: Sage 2016

2016
Chapter Title: Volar rim fractures of the Distal Radius
Book Title: A Clinical Casebook. Lawton J.
Author List: Maceroli M and Hammert WC
Published By: Springer 2016

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