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Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery

Dr.-Leslie-SchwendemanDr. Schwendeman is an orthopedic surgeon with expertise in hand and upper extremity surgery.

He graduated as Salutatorian from Muskingum College – New Concord, Ohio in 1986 with a bachelors degree in Biology. He earned his Medical Degree from Ohio State University College of Medicine – Columbus, Ohio in 1990.

Dr. Schwendeman completed his internship and orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of Pittsburgh – Pittsburgh, PA in 1996. During this time he also did a research fellow in Musculoskeletal Research. Following this, he performed a fellowship in orthopaedic hand and upper extremity with Hand Surgical Associates/Peter Stern, MD in Cincinnati, Ohio.

He is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons and is also a member of the American Medical Association and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He is the only local hand surgeon with the certificate of added qualification in hand surgery, granted by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Dr. Schwendeman’s practice encompasses the diagnosis and treatment of all problems of the hand and upper extremity including, trauma (fractures, tendon ruptures or lacerations, nerve and vessel injuries) arthritis, nerve compression and tendonitis.

He is a native of Lancaster, Ohio and his interests include, his family, golf and drawing.

Dr. Schwendeman is currently accepting new patients including industrial/workers compensation at YOA’s Building A at 6470 Tippecanoe Road. Referrals from your primary care physician can be made by calling (330) 758-0577 Ext. 1523.

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