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Razvan Nicolescu, MD

Razvan Nicolescu, MD

Orthopedics and Hand Surgery

"There’s a saying that inspires me as a physician: ‘No one cares how much you know until they know how much you care."

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About Me

Razvan Nicolescu, MD, chose a career in medicine because it combined two existing passions: his love of science and the internal drive to help people.

Today, Dr. Nicolescu practices as an orthopedic surgeon at Avera Orthopedics in Sioux Falls, SD. He specializes in treating disorders and injuries of the fingers, hand, wrist, forearm and elbow in adults and children.

“The upper extremity is an intricate and complicated part of our anatomy,” said Dr. Nicolescu. “Its challenges and the reward of caring for patients drew me in.”

Expert Care for Fingers, Hand, Forearm, Elbow

Dr. Nicolescu offers both surgical and nonsurgical solutions for a variety of upper-extremity conditions, including:

  • Arthritis
  • Broken bones and fractures
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Golfer’s elbow
  • Joint dislocations
  • Ligament and tendon injuries
  • Lumps, bumps, cysts
  • Nerve lacerations
  • Tennis elbow
  • Trauma
  • Trigger finger

Dr. Nicolescu stresses that treatment is individualized from person to person. His goal is to educate patients, present treatment options and help the patient make the best decision.

“By discussing their options, patients feel invested in their care,” said Dr. Nicolescu. “It builds their confidence for an ideal outcome for their situation.”

Active Lifestyle

When he’s not working, Dr. Nicolescu enjoys spending time with his wife and two children. As for personal interests, he likes to play sports, work out at the gym, and watch football.

Experience

Education

University of Miami Miller School of Medicie, Medical School

Internships

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Orthopaedic Surgery

Residency

Jackson Memorial Hospital / University of Miami, Orthopaedic Surgery

Fellowship

Baylor College of Medicine, Hand & Microvascular Surgery

Certifications

American Board of Orthopedic Surgery


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