Orlando Hand Surgery Associates (OHSA) Is Now Offering Telemedicine

Orthopedic Telemedicine appointments via FaceTime or WhatsApp can assist all patients for the following:

  • Evaluating and treating upper extremity problems from shoulders to fingers
  • Routine follow ups when an injection is not likely to be recommended
  • MRI and Nerve test follow ups and discussion of results
  • Discussion of potential surgery and scheduling for a later date
  • New MRI or nerve test orders
  • Physical and Occupational Therapy discussion and orders
  • Medication prescriptions and conservative treatment recommendations

Telemedicine appointments are with our expert physicians at Orlando Hand Surgery Associates from:

  • Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 8:00 pm
  • Saturday 9:00 am – 12 noon

We accept insurance (per authorization) for these appointments and will offer a self-pay of $50 per appointment

For self-pay patients, if the appointment results in an in-person visit, the $50 self-pay fee will be applied toward any costs incurred during the in-person visit.

Complete the information below and someone from OHSA will contact you immediately to schedule same day or next day appointments.


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Four Causes of Wrist Pain and Effective Treatments

Newsum- white backgroundYou use your hands for just about everything: eating, working, dressing, caring, communicating, cleaning, driving … the list goes on. And you might not realize just how much you use your hands (from your wrist down to your fingers) until you start to feel a pain or twinge that starts to limit your daily functioning.

Nick Newsum, MD, orthopedic surgeon with fellowship-training in hand, wrist, elbow and microsurgery, shares the top four causes of wrist pain and effective treatments to help many patients reduce pain and get back to living their best life.

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"Why Does My Shoulder Hurt?" – FREE Seminar & Dinner

“Why Does My Shoulder Hurt?” – FREE Seminar & Dinner

“Why Does My Shoulder Hurt?”

Thursday, Sept. 12th 5pm-6:30pm
RSVP by Monday, Sept. 9th
8575 NE 138th Lane, Suite 101, Lady Lake, FL 32152
RSVP (407) 841-2100, Ext. 8285 or jerickson@orlandohandsurgery.com
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SPEAKER DR. GEORGE M. WHITEPresident of Orlando Hand Surgery Associates, Director of the Hand to Shoulder Center at AdventHealth in addition to Director of the Fellowship Program.

Dr. George White, a Maryland native, received both his undergraduate and medical degrees from Johns Hopkins University. He completed two years of general surgery and an additional three years of orthopaedic residency at Hopkins. He then went on to the Curtis National Hand Center at Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore, where he completed a fellowship in Hand and Microvascular Surgery. He has been nominated one of Orlando’s Top Doctor’s for the last 10 years by Orlando Magazine.

Join speaker Dr. George M. White in his “Why Does My Shoulder Hurt?” Seminar for a lively discussion as he explains the possible causes of shoulder pain, which include, but are not limited to, sports injuries, arthritis, or impingement.

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Volunteers Needed for OHSA Ambassadors

Volunteers Needed for OHSA Ambassadors

Meet and greet patients and assist with check in procedure.

Location:  OHSA Downtown Office

801 North Orange Ave

Orlando, Fl 32801

Office Hours: 8 am – 5 pm

Volunteers Needed for OHSA Ambassadors

Volunteer: At least 4 hours a week (flexible scheduling)

Applications at the front desk or call (407) 841 – 2100 Ext. 8260

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INTRODUCING – Nicholas J. Newsum, M.D.

Dr. Nicholas J. Newsum is a Board Certified orthopaedic surgeon who was raised in Lakewood, CO. He completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Colorado at Boulder where he graduated with distinction. He then went to medical school in Ohio at the University of Toledo where he was elected into the Arnold P. Gold Humanism Honor Society by his peers for his outstanding interpersonal and compassionate clinical care. Dr. Nicholas J. Newsum was also selected as a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha National Honor Society as a 3rd year student, an honor only given to the top 4% of medical students in the country.

He then completed a residency in orthopaedic surgery at the University of Florida in Gainesville where he participated in the care of all Florida Gator sports programs. On the first day of residency, Dr. Nicholas J. Newsum met his wife, Bridget, and they now have 3 children.

Following residency, Dr. Nicholas J. Newsum completed a fellowship in Hand, Wrist, Elbow and Microsurgery at the nationally recognized Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, IL under Dr. Mark S Cohen. During his time there he participated in the care of the Chicago Bulls and Chicago White Sox. After fellowship, he and his family moved back to Central Florida. In their free time they are mostly outdoors, swimming, fishing, going to amusement parks, or going to the beach.

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Dr. Patel Treating Avocado Hand

Orlando hand surgery Associates is comprised of hand surgeons specialized in microsurgery. We routinely consult for nerve and arterial injuries. Avocado hand has become common place with Dr. Anup Patel’s surgery being featured below.

Call 407-841-2100 or visit us to make an appointment with a doctor today!

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Anup Patel, MD, MBA Named University of Florida Outstanding Young Alumus

GAINESVILLE, FLA. – Dr. Anup Patel is one of a select group of University of Florida alumni named to this year’s prestigious “40 Under 40.” Honorees receiving 2019 Outstanding Young Alumni awards were recognized during a campus ceremony on Saturday, April 13.

The annual awards program was established in 2006 to recognize alumni under the age of 40 whose achievements positively reflect The Gator Nation. Criteria for the competitive award include making a significant impact on the candidate’s industry and having civic or professional accomplishments at the state, national or international level.

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AdventHealth and Orlando Hand Surgery Associates Strike Partnership

ORLANDO, Fla., April 7, 2019 — AdventHealth, formerly known as Florida Hospital, has struck an affiliation with Orlando Hand Surgery Associates, an independent hand surgery group, to create a regional hand surgery center.

The Hand to Shoulder Center, which will be located on Princeton Avenue on AdventHealth Orlando’s campus, will include a walk-in clinic, a surgical center, a biomechanics lab, skills and cadaver lab, a microvascular lab and teaching and rehabilitation center. Leaders expect to start a hand surgery fellowship training in 2020. The center will also include satellite offices across Central Florida.

“We’re developing a regional hand center,” said Dr. George White, president of Orlando Hand Surgery and the director of the new center. “There’s no place in the Southeastern United States that puts everything that we do together in one place.”

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