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Peter Tang, MD, MPH

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Peter Tang, MD, MPH
Peter Tang, MD, MPH

Peter Tang, MD, MPH specializes in nonoperative and operative treatment of all problems of the upper extremity from the finger to the elbow/arm, ranging from trauma including fractures, crush injuries and lacerations, nerve compressions such as carpal and cubital& tunnel syndrome, masses such as ganglions and tumors, tendon& problems including trigger fingers and De Quervain's,& and arthritic conditions. He is actively involved in research which is focused on wrist biomechanics and nerve regeneration and has presented his research at numerous national meetings. In 2010 and 2011 his studies won first prize at the New York Society for Surgery of the Hand’s (NYSSH) Resident’s and Fellow’s Night. Lastly, he has been awarded research funding from the Orthopaedic Research Education Foundation (OREF), the American Association for Hand Surgery (AAHS), and the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH).

Dr. Tang has been selected for several prestigious programs including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons’ (AAOS) Clinician Scientist Development Program in 2010, the American Society for Surgery of the Hand’s (ASSH) Future Leaders Program in 2009, and the American Orthopaedic Association’s (AOA) Emerging Leaders Program in 2009. Dr. Tang is involved in the training of medical students, residents and fellows. He is extremely committed to the highest quality of medical care and seeks the best outcomes for his patients.&

Primary Specialties
Surgery, Hand (Board Certified)
Orthopedic Surgery (Board Certified)
Hand Surgery (Board Certified)
Education And Training
Weill Cornell Medical College
Residency: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Fellowship: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Areas of Expertise
Hand and Upper Extremity Orthopedics
Wrist Surgery
Arthritic Hand Reconstruction
Carpal Bones and Hand Fractures
Cartilage Injury
Elbow Surgery
Tendon Repairs
Wrist Arthroscopy
Trigger Finger Release
Elbow Fracture
Elbow Problems
Wrist Fractures
Xiaflex Injections
Elbow Joint Pain
Elbow Disorder
Nerve Entrapment Syndromes
Disorder of Ligament
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Elbow Fracture Surgery
Hand Disorder
Hand and Wrist Problems
Tennis Elbow
Orthopedic Hand Surgery
Hand and Upper Extremity Orthopedics
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Hand Surgery
Microvascular Surgery
Insurance Programs
Please contact the doctor's office to verify that your insurance is accepted.
Aetna [HMO, PPO]
CIGNA [Columbia University Employee Plan]
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [EPO, HMO, Mediblue (Senior), PPO]
Medicare of New Jersey [Medicare]
MVP Cigna Health Plan [EPO, Open Access, PPO]
MVP Cigna Health Plan (National) [PPO]
Oxford Health Plans [Community Medicare, Medicare]
United Healthcare [Columbia University Employee Plan, Community Plan]


This provider accepts new patients
Appointment Phone Number:
(212) 305-4565
Primary Office
Herbert Irving Pavilion
161 Fort Washington Avenue
Floor: 2
New York, NY 10032

Phone: (212) 305-4565
Fax: (212) 342-3987
Public Transportation: Yes
Disabled Access: Yes
Secondary Office
ColumbiaDoctors Midtown
51 West 51st Street
Suite 370
New York, NY 10019

Phone: (212) 305-4565
Fax: (212) 342-3987
Public Transportation: Yes
Disabled Access: Yes
Allen Hospital
5141 Broadway
New York, NY 10034

Phone: (212) 305-4565
Non-English Languages Spoken:
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