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Dr. James Piorkowski

James R. Piorkowski, MD is a board-certified and fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon with additional board certifications in Plastic Surgery and General Surgery. He has a diverse clinical skill set that allows him to treat patients with a variety of injuries and conditions. His clinical interests include complex reconstruction of the hand, upper extremities and lower extremities; peripheral nerve surgery and nerve reconstruction and fractures of the hand, wrist and elbow.

Learn more about the common conditions Dr. James Piorkowski specializes in.

Additional specialties:

  • Nerve Surgery

  • Reconstructive Plastic Surgery

  • Skin Cancers

  • Fractures of the Hand, Wrist and Elbow

  • Wound Care

Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) Georgetown University Washington, DC

Bachelor of Science (B.S.) College of the Holy Cross Worcester, MA

  • Clinical Instructor Plastic Surgery - Hand, Breast and Reconstructive Microsurgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham

  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery Fellowship, University of Alabama at Birmingham

  • General Surgery Residency, University of Connecticut

  • Plastic Surgery Residency, University of Alabama at Birmingham

  • Orthopedic Surgery Residency, University of Missouri

  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Candidate Member

  • American Association of Orthopedic Surgeons

  • Gulf Breeze Hospital - Gulf Breeze, FL

  • Andrews Institute Ambulatory Surgery Center - Gulf Breeze, FL

  • Baptist Hospital Pensacola - Pensacola, FL

  • Select Rehab Hospital - Pensacola, FL

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With locations at the Andrews Institute for Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine in Gulf Breeze and on 9th Avenue in Pensacola, The Hand Center offers same-day visits in our offices as well as telehealth appointments. Both facilities are equipped with the latest on-site imaging and diagnostic equipment, and the Hand Center physicians do not require a referral.