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

Alexander Spiess, MD at UPMC

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

Meet Alexander Spiess, MD

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 Spiess, MD. Dr. Spiess serves as UPMC’s premier 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 is the founder of UPMC’s Center for Nerve Disorder, continues to be Pittsburgh’s go-to surgeon for peripheral nerve injuries, and can even provide cutting-edge procedures such as nerve transfer surgery to patients in need.

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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We Proudly Accept Insurance

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


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  • Everyone in the practice were fantastic. Concerned, helpful and genuinely caring. Would highly recommend

    Posted On November 23, 2021
  • Dr. Spiess has been nothing but fantastic! He is professional and personal and also very very intelligent at great at his craft. I recommend anyone who has any issues pertaining to the leg/knee he is first doctor to call. He performed my peroneal nerve entrapment surgery. I will highly recommend.

    Posted On November 23, 2021
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  • Posted On November 3, 2021
  • My appointment ran 45 minutes late. That was the only negative of my appointment with Dr. Speiss and his wonderful PA Sarah Morchid. They gave me their undivided attention, discussed my problems with me, and injected Cortizone shots in three sites on both hands and determined that we will discus...

    Posted On November 3, 2021
  • Posted On October 26, 2021
  • A great surgeon. Always informative.

    Posted On October 26, 2021
  • Posted On October 21, 2021