About Samuel S. Abrams, MD
WNC Hand Surgeon
Samuel S. Abrams, MD attended Vanderbilt University where he earned a degree in biomedical engineering. He received his Doctor of Medicine degree from Indiana university School of Medicine. He completed his orthopedic surgery residency at the University of Wisconsin in Madison. Dr. Abrams then elected to pursue further training in surgery of the hand and upper extremity from the Indiana Hand to Shoulder Center in Indianapolis.
As a surgeon working with his hands, Dr. Abrams recognizes the importance of maintaining the function and dexterity of the hands and upper extremities for his patients. he works with patients to attain their whether it is to return to work, sports, or just the accomplished with non-operative interventions, but when surgery is needed Dr. Abrams works to accommodate his patients, keeping them informed about the surgical procedure and post-operative recovery. Many of these surgeries can be performed on an outpatient basis.
While growing up in southern Indiana, athletics were an important part of his upbringing and he enjoyed playing soccer, basketball, and baseball. Outside of work, he still remains active playing basketball, mountain biking, wake-boarding, and snowboarding. Dr. Abrams developed an interest in travel and other cultures, living abroad with his family for several years in São Paulo, Brazil. He has taken part in medical aid and surgical training trips to the Dominican Republic, Thailand, and Nicaragua.
Dr. Abrams was excited to join the prestigious practice of Carolina Hand and Sports Medicine in early September of 2016. He and his family are thrilled to make Asheville their home, and they look forward to serving the community of Western North Carolina.