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7 Quick Questions: Meet Hand Surgeon Dr. Nicole Deal
People of UVA, Videos 8/20/2015

Ever wonder what your doctor or health provider does outside the exam room? Our 7 Quick Questions series gives you a personal glimpse into the people of UVA. Nicole Deal, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon at UVA. She specializes in hand and upper extremity surgery at the Hand Center. 1. Why did you…

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The Ache is Gone: How Elbow Surgery Can Help
General Health 7/23/2014

Lisa Green has graduated. Today was her last checkup with Angelo Dacus, MD, the orthopedic surgeon who operated on her tennis elbow back in May – successfully, it turns out. Green's goal was to get back to her active lifestyle as soon as possible.

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Tennis Elbow: To Operate or Not, That is the Question
Patient Stories 7/2/2014

Angelo Dacus, MD, is upfront with his patient, Lisa Green. [caption id="attachment_8257" align="alignright" width="300"] Dr. Dacus works at the UVA Hand Center, as an expert orthopedic surgeon.[/caption] “Most of the time these can heal with therapy, a splint, rest. “ He nods at her elbow, which she holds, in pain.…

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Monthly Roundup: August 2013
News & Events 9/4/2013

From mended hearts and healed hands to a super food guide and a new clinic opening, August was a busy month here on the blog! We learned about: Super foods A support group for heart patients Writing and medicine, for patients and doctors The new Zion Crossroads clinic Thigh pad…

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UVA Hand Center: A Visit With Dr. Chhabra
People of UVA 8/22/2012

The place is lovely. With a flat-screen TV, stylish yet comfortable chairs and gorgeous art on the walls, the UVA Hand Center lobby feels more like a contemporary living room than a waiting room. When I meet Bobby Chhabra, MD, the co-director of the center, he explains the origins of…

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