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You’re in Good Hands With Pittsburgh’s Top Hand, wrist, nerve, scar & wound care expert

Alexander M. Spiess MD

The Best Hand, Wrist, nerve, scar & wound care Specialist in Pittsburgh

Alexander M. Spiess M.D.

When you're in need of hand, wrist, nerve, or plastic surgical care of wounds and scars, you’ll want that care from a nationally-recognized expert like Alexander M. Spiess, MD. Dr. Spiess is the founder of Pittsburgh Hand and Nerve, P.C., and a specialist in:

  • Hand surgery
  • Wrist surgery
  • Nerve decompression surgery
  • Peripheral nerve surgery
  • Tendon and ligament surgery
  • Skin graft surgery
  • Plastic surgery for pressure sores
  • Plastic surgery for wound closure
  • Plastic surgery for burns and scars
  • Plastic surgery for compartment syndrome

Dr. Spiess can offer you unparalleled peace of mind as you receive compassionate, state-of-the-art treatment. He was the founder of Pittsburgh Hand and Nerve Disorder Center and continues to be Pittsburgh’s go-to surgeon for peripheral nerve injuries.  He provides state of the art care for all issues as they pertain to the hand, wrist, and elbow, as well as for issues of the nerves or wounds throughout the body.

If you’re ready to talk to a physician you can trust, schedule your first appointment with Alexander Spiess, MD today.

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  1. Trafford
  2. Greensburg
  3. McKeesport
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We Proudly Accept Most Insurance Plans

Dr. Spiess proudly accepts most insurance as a provider for the Pittsburgh Hand and Nerve system. If you don’t see your provider listed, call our office, and we’re happy to discuss your options with you.


  • Years of bad pain in thumb been six months since operation hand is like new. Dr Spiess did a great job could not have been happier with results.

    Posted On April 29, 2023
  • Awesome group..

    Posted On April 6, 2023
  • These people are awesome, I'm really going to miss them but my surgery went perfectly and the recovery just as well, thank you to all for a stress-free procedure

    Posted On March 16, 2023
  • I was referred to Dr. Spiess by a highly respected Orthopedic Specialist for a long standing problem in my foot. Dr. Spiess and his staff were highly professional and accommodating, performing surgery to correct the problem in question. Very personal, caring, and attentive to the patient’s needs ...

    Posted On March 8, 2023
  • Dr. Spiess and his team provided excellent care, an accurate diagnosis, and proactive treatment for a painful and annoying tendon problem. Dr. Spiess took the time to explain diagnostic images to better educate my husband and I on the severity of the condition, and discuss treatment options. Trul...

    Posted On March 6, 2023
  • Dr Speis is the absolute best Hand surgeon in SW PA!

    Posted On February 14, 2023
  • Dr. Spiess is a great doctor and his staff is awesome. I cut my thumb bad and he was able fix it and I am very thankful

    Posted On December 30, 2022
  • Very pleasant experience, Dr.Spiess was upfront, concerned and gave me peace of mind that my issues could be fixed and completely answered every question that I had ….Highly recommended

    Posted On December 20, 2022
  • Finally someone is listening and addressing all the issues I am having with pain, weakness and numbness after my injury! Dr. Spiess addressed issues and ordered the necessary tests to get me on the path to recovery!

    Posted On December 8, 2022
  • This has been the first surgery where I have felt no pain after. The doctor and staff are all very concerned, ask questions and listen well. I give this place on a scale of 1 to 10, an 11. Above and beyond what I expected.

    Posted On October 4, 2022