Category Archives: Dr. Bruce Minkin

Carolina Hand Surgeons Reconstruct a Patient’s Thumb Using an Unexpected Resource

Have you ever taken the time to consider how much you use your thumb every day? You’re probably using it right now to scroll down as you read this post. We tend to take our thumbs for granted, but that is no longer the case for one of our patients, who was recently featured in … Continue reading Carolina Hand Surgeons Reconstruct a Patient’s Thumb Using an Unexpected Resource

Dr. Bruce Minkin’s Adventures with Jaguars, Bushwacking & Underground Caves in Belize

What does a Carolina Hand surgeon do for vacation? For Dr. Minkin, it’s an adventure deep beneath the earth’s surface (just a quick glance at the beautiful photos on his bio may give that away). He recently took a trip to Central America, where he and a local crew enjoyed a multi-day expedition through the … Continue reading Dr. Bruce Minkin’s Adventures with Jaguars, Bushwacking & Underground Caves in Belize

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Bruce Minkin MD in the New Yorker!

Check out this throwback from past, published six years ago today. This article for the July 25th, 2005 issue of the New Yorker features Dr. Minkin. It’s full of interesting tales of medical practice yesterday and today. Enjoy! New Yorker  or download a pdf of the full article.

Helping Judeline Jean After the Haiti Earthquakes

Dr. Minkin and his wife, Mary Ann were featured in the Citizen-Times for helping Haitian earthquake survivor, Judeline Jean. Read the full story after the jump By Casey Blake of the Citizen-Times from January 18, 2011 ASHEVILLE — They tell doctors not to get emotionally involved with their patients in the United States. But Haitian … Continue reading Helping Judeline Jean After the Haiti Earthquakes