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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.


  • I’m not one to write a review, however Dr. Spiess is an exceptional surgeon. He’s kind, compassionate, methodical, and truly hands-on. Extremely knowledgeable, he performed a peroneal nerve release at the knee and tarsal tunnel release in the foot/ankle area. Highly recommended!

    Posted On June 22, 2022
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  • Dr Spiess is such an intelligent, kind and professional surgeon. He made a frightening, emergency hand surgery very easy for me. The after care was wonderful, and he was always available able to check up on me, which is a great feeling.

    Posted On March 1, 2022
  • I have had two hand surgeries performed by Dr.Spiess-I have put my “Complete Trust” in Dr.Spiess because I know he is a Brilliant Surgeon!! AND I cannot say enough about Sarah (Physicians Assistant to Dr.Spiess) She herself is brilliant-they totally compliment one another-forget 5 Stars-they get ...

    Posted On February 17, 2022
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  • Dr. Speiss is Awesome!!! He helped save my right arm!!! Thank you Dr. Speiss!!!

    Posted On February 1, 2022
  • I had a wonderful experience with Dr. Spiess! He took the time to listen to my medical concerns and thoroughly go over my treatment options. I really appreciated his expertise, respect for my time, and overall medical care! Highly recommend!

    Posted On January 13, 2022
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  • Everyone in the practice were fantastic. Concerned, helpful and genuinely caring. Would highly recommend

    Posted On November 23, 2021