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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. Pittsburgh, PA
  2. McKeesport, PA
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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.


  • 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
  • Very kind and very helpful knows exactly what they're doing Had a major accident in December 2021 and I've been seeing them since and since then I am able to fully function with my hand again I couldn't ask for a better care

    Posted On August 31, 2022
  • Dr Spiess is a wonderful surgeon and person. He is very knowledge able and will answer questions you have. Lana the office manager is wonderful as well!!

    Posted On August 30, 2022
  • Everything was from the waiting time to the actual appointment was perfect. Dr Spiess is is the best. Really explained everything about my hand problem very clearly. I Got treatment and we have a plan. I'm real lucky to have gone to him. Staff is professional and friendly also.

    Posted On August 24, 2022
  • Dr.Speiss provided outstanding care to our teenage daughter when she broke her thumb and required surgery to place a temporary pin. His medical advice and surgical skill are without question, but it was the care that Dr. Speiss took to get us seen quickly and easily, to get her surgery scheduled...

    Posted On July 24, 2022
  • I had a great experience with Dr. Spiess. He is caring and gentle with his examination. I was having hand pain and he did a thorough exam and injection, which I was very nervous about having done. He was very calming and explained everything very clearly. The injection has alleviated my pain. Wou...

    Posted On July 20, 2022
  • Dr Spiess operated on my injured hand and spent so much time and effort making sure my outcome was as best as it could be and it was! He is a caring and kind person and Doctor. I would highly recommend!!

    Posted On July 19, 2022