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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.


  • Dr. Spiess is an outstanding surgeon! He has relieved/reversed years of pain and numbness in my hands. His office staff is also very good and efficient. Highly recommend Dr. Spiess.

    Posted On January 17, 2024
  • Posted On January 6, 2024
  • Dr. Speiss and his team are simple AWESOME!! They have great communication, hospitality, and services. Five star treatment and positive results. The best all in one office, Denver is a great physical therapist! I will definitely refer anyone with hand or nerve issues to this office!!!

    Posted On January 4, 2024
  • Dr. Spiess’s attentive care and personalized approach significantly contributed to my successful recovery from a broken finger. The clear explanations and encouragement throughout the process made the healing journey more manageable and reassuring.

    Posted On December 20, 2023
  • Awesome practice. He's gotta be the best hand surgeon in the area. He does what says he gonna do without failure.

    Posted On December 13, 2023
  • Posted On December 13, 2023
  • Such an amazing staff. Doctor Spiess is outstanding. In fact, they do not take my insurance, yet I refuse to go anywhere else. I'd rather pay out of pocket. I love the feeling of a private practice, you are treated like family, not a paycheck.

    Posted On December 13, 2023
  • I Highly recommend Dr.Spiess & everyone at PHN! After being bit by a dog, I did not have feeling in my right wrist & hand. I am now 7 months post op from having a nerve repaired and carpal tunnel surgery, and have complete function & feeling back with the cleanest scar. He is truly amazing at wha...

    Posted On November 11, 2023
  • This practice is by far the absolute greatest!! The ENTIRE staff; from the front desk (Lana), the nurses, (especially Kate), Dr. Spiess, and the occupational therapist, Denver - are all so amazing, thorough, kind, and efficient. The office is always so clean and calming, my appointments were alwa...

    Posted On September 19, 2023
  • Dr Spiess is an amazing Dr with compassion and competence, His staff is wonderful. Absolutely recommend him A+++

    Posted On August 14, 2023