Dr. Jeffrey Greenberg, Upper Extremity Orthopedic Surgeon
Dr. Greenberg earned his undergraduate degree with honors from Grinnell College in 1980. He remains an active alumnus having served as President of the Alumni Association and as a member of the Board of Trustees. After receiving his master’s degree in human anatomy from Ohio State University in 1982 he went on to obtain his medical degree with honors from George Washington University. His general surgery internship and orthopaedic surgery residency were completed at the State University of New York at Syracuse. Dr. Greenberg was an Indiana Hand Center fellow from 1991 to 1992 and joined the practice in 1993. He maintains his board certification in orthopedic surgery through the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and has his Certificate of Added Qualifications in hand surgery.
Dr. Greenberg’s specialty interest include reconstructive surgery of the upper extremity with emphasis on the wrist, shoulder and nerve problems. He has great interest in arthroscopic management of wrist and shoulder disorders as well as treatment of nerve problems due to injury or prior surgery. In addition, Dr. Greenberg continues to be actively involved in scientific research, writing and teaching. His research on a new method for biceps tendon repair led to a new surgical technique. He holds a patent for a wrist replacement device that he has developed. He is an active faculty member on numerous courses focusing on teaching hand and upper extremity reconstruction and nerve reconstruction to surgeons nationally and worldwide. He has been the chairman for many courses held at annual meetings and has also written numerous book chapters and articles. He has been an associate editor for the Journal of Hand Surgery as well as the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. In addition to his teaching activities at the Indiana Hand to Shoulder Center, he holds a clinical teaching appointment at Indiana University. He is actively involved with the American Society for Surgery of the Hand as well as the American Association for Hand Surgery, serving on a variety of committees, on the foundation boards for both societies and coordinating academic sessions and scientific presentations. He is on the presidential line for the American Society for Surgery of the Hand and will serve as president in 2021. In addition, he is an active volunteer and has done medical missions to under-served areas including India, Guatemala, Honduras and Northeastern Arizona.
Dr. Greenberg is married and has two daughters. His outside interest includes golf (serving as chairman of the golf committee and as a member of the Board of Directors at Crooked Stick Golf Club), fishing, woodworking and home remodeling. Many of his woodworking projects have appeared in print in the Journal of Hand Surgery.