About Dr. Hwang, M.D.
Dr. Hwang has been practicing in Yakima, Washington, since 1998 and has held various positions at local hospitals and organizations. He is a team physician for Central Washington University.
The followings are examples of common conditions that he treats:
Carpal tunnel syndrome, trigger finger, arthritis and fracture/ligament tear of finger, hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder, cubital tunnel syndrome, rotator cuff tear of shoulder, various tendinitis, upper extremity tendon injury, various skin and nail disorder in upper extremity.
Some of the common procedures Dr. Hwang performs are as follows:
- For the Hand/Wrist: endoscopic carpal tunnel release, trigger release, fasciectomy for Dupuytren's disease, various joint replacement, wrist arthroscopy with ligament repair/reconstruction, microvascular surgery, tendon/ligament repair/reconstruction, fusion, fixing various fracture, skin graft, various flap, pediatric deformity reconstruction.
- For the Elbow: arthroscopy, ligament/reconstruction, ulnar nerve transfer, treatment for medial and lateral epicondylitis, bicep tendon repair, elbow replacement.
- For the Shoulder: arthroscopic repair of labral tear/instability, rotator cuff repair, frozen shoulder, impingement; special interest in total shoulder replacement.
Orthopedics Northwest | 1211 North 16th Ave | Yakima, WA 98902 | (509) 454-8888Copyright Dr. Hwang