New England Hand Associates is an orthopedic surgery practice specializing in hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder conditions. We provide comprehensive and timely orthopedic care, including prompt surgery, at four convenient locations throughout the western suburbs of Boston, Massachusetts. Patients of all ages from New Hampshire to Rhode Island come to us for expert care and treatment.
Our practice features three of the finest hand surgeons outside of Boston, as well as three certified hand therapists practicing in our Framingham and Milford offices. Hundreds of the region's primary care physicians refer their patients who may be having hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder problems to New England Hand Associates.
For the best surgical care and orthopedic services close to home, call New England Hand Associates at (508) 872-7881. Same-day appointments for emergencies or same-week appointments for non-urgent care are typically available.
Treatment of conditions of the upper extremities (hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder)
Boston Magazine's Top Doctor: 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
Castle Connolly Top Doctor: 2014 - 2019
Dr. Dietz is dedicated to the treatment of all conditions involving the upper extremity (hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder). His has particular interest in the surgical and nonsurgical care of traumatic injuries (fractures/dislocations and tendon injuries), arthritis, nerve conditions (carpal tunnel syndrome and cubital tunnel syndrome), and tendonitis. In addition, Dr. Dietz has received specialty training in microsurgery.
Dr. Dietz graduated with honors from the University of Virginia School of Medicine and completed an Orthopaedic Surgery residency at Northwestern University in Chicago. He received further training in hand and upper extremity surgery at Brigham and Women’s hospital and Children’s hospital of Boston while completing the Harvard Hand and Upper Extremity Fellowship. Dr. Dietz is board certified in both Orthopaedic Surgery and Hand Surgery.
Dr. Dietz services the MetroWest community as an active staff member of Emerson Hospital in Concord, MetroWest Hospital, and Milford Regional Medical Center. He is a fellow of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand and American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Dr. Dietz has been awarded regional “Top Doc” by Castle Connolly, voted on by his peers for 6 straight years, from 2014 to 2019. This is also Dr. Dietz’s fourth consecutive year being honored with Boston Magazine’s “Top Doctors” Award.
"It’s early in the process in that my surgery (a Smith’s fracture) was just over a week ago and my follow up is tomorrow. Thus far I’m very impressed and pleased. My wife has worked for a different orthopedic. Sports Med (so that took away the angst of making a poor political decision) group in Needham but after going to Milford Regional’s ED and then meeting Jeff the next day, I was hooked. Between the staff at his office, the entire experience at Milford & of course, Jeff Dietz, I’m thoroughly impressed. I’m looking forward to my recovery but as of now, I have a great new hand surgeon should I need him again!"
"Dr. Dietz was thorough and direct, explaining things to me in a way I could understand while not talking down to me. He was on time both for my initial appointment and for the surgery, and I could not have asked for a better experience."
"Dr. Dietz was amazing with my 10 year old son. We did not have a long wait at all and he put us at ease with his fun personality."
Regular office visits are available by appointment only. Our office hours may vary by location. Our main office hours (Framingham and Milford) are as follows:
Monday – Thursday: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Please call our main office in Framingham at (508) 872-7881 for more details.
At New England Hand Associates, we accept most major health insurance plans, including:
Aetna Health Plan
Fallon Community Health Plan
Harvard Pilgrim HealthCare [except Stride]
Allways Health Partners
Tricare Standard [not Prime]
Tufts Health Plan
and certain managed Medicaid plans such as:
Fallon Direct Care
Tufts Network Health & Together
United Healthcare Community Plan.
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