Dr. Angermeier is a hand, upper extremity and microvascular surgeon at the Medical University of South Carolina. He offers comprehensive care for problems from the elbow to the finger tips.
He completed his orthopaedic surgery training at the Medical University of South Carolina and a hand, upper extremity and microvascular surgery fellowship at Duke University Medical Center. He is board certified and an active fellow member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He has also obtained the ABOS subspecialty certificate for surgery of the hand, the highest level of hand surgery certification.
Common Problems Treated:
Nerves: Carpal tunnel syndrome, cubital tunnel syndrome, nerve injuries, hand numbness and tingling.
Fractures: Finger fractures, hand fractures, wrist fractures, boxer's fracture, scaphoid fracture, distal radius fracture, forearm fractures, malunions, nonunions.
Tendon: Trigger finger, tennis elbow, golfer's elbow, epicondylitis, tendinitis, tenosynovitis, tendon injuries, flexor and extensor tendon lacerations, de Quervain's tenosynovitis, biceps rupture, biceps tendinitis, tendon transfers.
Arthritis: Hand and wrist osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, thumb arthritis, CMC arthritis, SLAC wrist cysts.
Tumors: Hand and forearm tumors, ganglion cyst, mucous cyst, osteochondroma, giant cell tumor, Dupuytren's contracture.
Ligaments: Hand, wrist ligament injuries, ulnar collateral ligament injuries, gamekeeper's thumb, skier's thumb, scapholunate ligament injuries, TFCC tears, DRUJ instability, sports injuries.
Surgical techniques offered: Microsurgery, wrist arthroscopy, minimally invasive, xiaflex injections, PRP injections (platelet rich plasma), vascularized bone grafting.