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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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  2. Greensburg
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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.


  • To me, this practice is truly unique. There is an aura of comfort that I've not experienced before. From the waiting room on, nothing felt rehearsed or rigid or mechanical. The staff, the therapist and Dr. Spiess himself were warm and genuine. Knowledgeable beyond compare. I've been to five ...

    Posted On June 12, 2024
  • From my first visit to my very last , great services ,friendly, kind.and professional.

    Posted On May 20, 2024
  • Staff was great, on time and very professional. Dr. Spiess was thorough, kind and extremely talented in finding the problems and starting treatment.

    Posted On May 14, 2024
  • Posted On April 29, 2024
  • I recommend to all my friends Dr. Alex Spiess. Meticulous and takes the time to explain everything. the office staff were super helpful and Denver was great...

    Posted On April 28, 2024
  • Great experience. Dr. Spiess was exceptional and explained my problem in a way that was easy to understand. He was attentive and answered all my questions. Highly recommend.

    Posted On April 26, 2024
  • Posted On April 26, 2024
  • My experience was very positive. Dr. Spiess is knowledgeable and very personable. My hand has greatly improved since I’ve been seeing him. The physical therapist, Denver, was also instrumental in my recovery. The office staff was always pleasant and efficient. I highly recommend Pittsburgh Hand a...

    Posted On March 21, 2024
  • Had carpal tunnel surgery. Dr Spiess did a great job on the surgery. He and his staff are professional and friendly. Highly recommend them.

    Posted On March 11, 2024
  • Very friendly and outgoing staff that are extremely accommodating and work with you for appointments and scheduling!! Dr. Spiess is a very knowledgable doctor who cares about every one of his patients and takes the time to get to know you and remembers you from appt to appt and is thorough with h...

    Posted On February 8, 2024