Specialty: Hand Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery
Dr. Jeffrey Wint is Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery and has a Certificate of Added Qualifications in Surgery of the Hand.
Dr. Wint attended the University of Pennsylvania, graduating with a Bachelor's degree in Biochemistry and a minor in English. His medical education, completed in 1986, was at Columbia University's College of Physicians and Surgeons. After completing his medical school education at P & S, Dr. Wint interned in General Surgery for one year and completed a Residency in Orthopedic Surgery at UMDNJ- Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, N.J. His orthopedic training included electives at Children's Hospital in Philadelphia and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. Following his Chief Residency year, he spent one year as a Fellow in Hand Surgery and Musculoskeletal Microsurgery at the University at Buffalo School of Medicine. There, his Fellowship was undertaken with physicians working at the Hand Center of Western New York.
Dr. Wint is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Boston University School of Medicine and a Clinical Instructor of Orthopedic Surgery at Tufts University School of Medicine. He is licensed in Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Jersey and New York.
Dr. Wint is a member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand and in the past served on the patient and public education committee. Recently, he was named to the Public Awareness Committee and to the Public Education Committee. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He is also a member of the New England Hand Society. As a member of the American Medical Society, the Massachusetts Medical Society and the Hampden District Medical Society, he served as a delegate to the Massachusetts Medical Society for several years. Previously, he was on the executive committee of the Hampden District.
Dr. Wint cares for all topics related to the hand and upper extremity. He is especially interested in carpal tunnel syndrome, including endoscopic carpal tunnel release as well as peripheral nerve compression, hand fractures and wrist fractures and tendon injuries. His strong interest in workers compensation care has been demonstrated in his presentations to the Case Management Society of New England. His practice also involves post-traumatic reconstruction as well as congenital hand differences. Recently Dr. Wint was asked to participate in an online forum for families of children with congenital hand and upper extremity differences. Dr. Wint also offers selected patients needle aponeurotomy for Dupuytren's Disease.
Dr. Wint has presented at national meetings with topics ranging from endoscopic carpal tunnel release to congenital hand problems. He has written several articles published locally and appeared on local news and radio promoting hand safety in our community, including Doctors on Call. Dr. Wint recently began a series of Hand Surgery Podcasts to better explain the role of surgery to his patients. His most popular podcast deals with endoscopic carpal tunnel release surgery. These hand surgery podcasts are also available in iTunes.