Meet Dr. Seidman

Fellowship Trained in Hand &
Upper Extremity Surgery

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Patient Ratings and Comments

Overall Rating

4.5 out of 5 (211 Ratings, 70 Comments)
Global
4.5/5
Physician Communication Quality
4.6/5
Office Staff Quality
4.6/5
Access to Care 3 month
4.4/5
Care Coordination
4/5

Recent Comments

06/15/2020

had trigger finger release right hand , 3 fingers. visit was great. everyone superb. all the nurses in surgery center were wonderful as was Penny at the front desk.
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05/26/2020

*Dr. Seidman and his team are the most caring, professional & compassionate group of medical teams I have ever met.
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05/19/2020

Staff and dr. were very upbeat, helpful & understanding.
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05/17/2020

Dr Seidman and his team are the most exceptional team I have ever dealt with. their care and concern exceed expectations. I send my sincere thanks to them for taking such hood care of me!!
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05/12/2020

My last two visits with Dr. Seidman have been via Tele-health, and we experienced minor issues mostly due to my being a non tech person, however Dr. Seidman , and his staff provided all the same care and attention as always. I Feel very fortunate to have them as my care providers.
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05/06/2020

*Dr. Seidman was great. I was happily surprised by how quickly I was able to get an appt. considering the COVID-19 circumstances.
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05/06/2020

it was an excellent experience during the the scary coronavirus epidemic going on.thank you.
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05/05/2020

Thank you.
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05/05/2020

very good experience, staff very friendly
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05/04/2020

Always very good.
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04/20/2020

I appreciated Dr. Seidman being able to spend time with me to discuss a problem with my broken finger.
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04/06/2020

seen as soon as possible and taken care of same day.
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04/02/2020

I have always been very satisfied with *Dr. Seidman.
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03/30/2020

I was feeling very uneasy going into this appointment because of what is going on in the world with COVID-19 right now. However, once I entered the building and kind nurses were there to take my temperature immediately I felt more relaxed. When I got into the office everyone was wearing masks and gloves and hand sanitizer was available. Although I myself wore gloves and a mask into my appointment, I felt better once I saw everyone else taking precautionary measures. I was called back into an exam room within 5 minutes of checking in which was great. Dr.Seidman is always very pleasant when I see him and seems genuinely interested in what I have to say. I would definitely recommend him and South Shore Orthopedics to family and friends.
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03/28/2020

I really like Dr Seidman. I've been seeing him for years.
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03/23/2020

Dr. Seidman is absolutely FANTASTIC! he is incredibly knowledgeable, kind, compassionate and an overall EXCEPTIONAL provider!!!
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03/18/2020

*Dr. Siedman has been my orthopedic dr. for my hands for years and I am very pleased with his service. I will always recommend him to others.
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03/13/2020

Unnecessary questions!!
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03/13/2020

Happy.
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03/07/2020

All good so far. Surgery next week.
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03/03/2020

*Dr. Seidman & his staff, *Eileen his PA, *Kathleen in reception; *Michelle, *Kayliegh, & *Kathy & *Kim in the Workman's Comp. office have been an incredible help for many years to me - I cannot thank them enough for the care, courtesy & patience they have shown me. I am grateful to them all.
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03/02/2020

courteous and professional
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03/01/2020

Some of your questions have nothing to do with my appointment with Dr. Seidman. You need not know my race. or my educational completion. Dr. Seidman is an excellent Dr. Enough said!
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02/29/2020

Always very upbeat and provides great care. Listens and answers all questions. AA helpful with questions too and accommodating to my schedule. MA courteous and helpful with questions. Felt at ease in the exam room with privacy and respect.
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02/27/2020

Glen Seidman is very good doctor in treatment my left hand, he has done everything to help me , he understands, professional and I would recommend to any of my friends and family member if is needed in the future
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02/26/2020

Very good and prompt.
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02/26/2020

*Dr. Seidman is fantastic!
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02/25/2020

Great visits each time.
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02/25/2020

Very good visit.
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02/22/2020

As pleasant an experience as could be expected.
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02/21/2020

Dr. Seidman, receptionists at front door, front counter, assisting to office, recording visits & new appointments, as well as Kathy in Workers Comp, were all over & above in doing work, being helpful and so nice. (I know it is looooong sentence but trying to include all). Also preparing for 2 surgeries, everyone involved couldn't have been better. More departments, castmakers & x-rays - Excellent. Thanks to all for being so great.
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02/15/2020

Dr. Siedman is an extremely warm, knowledgeable and kind doctor & surgeon. He was always available to answer questions and concerns and was friendly, sincere and wonderful to work with.
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02/15/2020

I was exceptionally pleased with the level of care and the outcome of the surgery.
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02/11/2020

i really like the fact that the doctor had an aide who took notes so that his attention was on me and not a computer.
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02/10/2020

Have visited this Doctor and other Doctors at South Shore Orthopedic and have always received excellent care.
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02/10/2020

always a pleasant experience. Staff is very polite and respectful
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02/10/2020

Great follow up, needed results of MRI quickly and it was done by 10am the next day. Much appreciated
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02/10/2020

Dr Seidman is by far the very best orthopedic doctor I have ever met. His level of care and concern exceeds expectations.
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02/10/2020

Very courteous, professional environment and personnel.
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02/02/2020

Dr Siedman gave me the absolute best care during the surgeries and follow ups for my amputated finger, he is Awesome
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02/01/2020

I recently had surgery on my elbow. Dr. Siedman performed the surgery. All went very well. My post op appt was with Mia Goodall. She has always been wonderful. They make a great team!!! A very positive experience overall!
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12/31/2019

*Rebecca (reception/insurance) was extremely helpful and followed up about an additional MRI). Also helped make phone calls to insurance and saved us a lot of time. Thank you!
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11/17/2019

The computers in the office were down.
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11/09/2019

Dr. Seidman's Physician Assistant also needs 10 star excellence for her calm, factual, and extremely helpful meeting she had with J. She listened to his concerns and helped him recognize actual pain versus perceived without condescending or getting him worked up. We might not have made it through the weekend to his surgery without her assurance.
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11/07/2019

I felt that all my concerns were covered. Very good communication.
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11/05/2019

Very clear and productive level of communication with Dr. Seidman in addressing issues with my thumbs.
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11/05/2019

Everyone was helpful and informative. *Dr. Seidman knew my medical history there and explained the procedure and what would happen with my hand.
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11/04/2019

doctor was very good
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11/04/2019

all good
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10/31/2019

Completely satisfied with aspects of visit with *Dr. Seidman and supportive staff.
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10/30/2019

Only complaint would be that I waited over half hour in the exam room, after waiting over a half hour in the waiting room.
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10/29/2019

South Shore Orthopedics is always very quick in getting a appointment, I love the kindness and how clearly Dr. Seidman explains what can be done to solve my issue !
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10/26/2019

Dr was polite; did quick assessment of my hand, which was swollen and inflamed; gave me (my hand0 a shot to address inflammation. Did not explain to me the purpose of the shot in any detail.
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10/15/2019

South Shore Orthopedics is one of the best run medical offices I've ever attended. From the phone receptionist, to the intake interviewer, to the x-ray specialist, to the doctor, everyone with whom I interacted was friendly and knowledgable.
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10/14/2019

great overall experience , my visit with staff was very efficient from check in , X-ray , doctors visit and brace fitting
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10/08/2019

Dr Seidman was very knowledgable and helpful.
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10/05/2019

The appointment with Dr Seidman went very well.
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08/14/2019

9. Awesome. 10. 100%.
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08/12/2019

Dr. Seidman is the absolute BEST doctor in the world! I highly recommend him to anyone and everyone! He is like no other doctor I have ever seen and I will never go to anyone else!
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07/28/2019

i will definitely recommend.
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07/23/2019

*Dr. Seidman is a very caring and knowledgeable doctor. The best!
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07/23/2019

I had carpel tunnel in my left hand I had problems golfing The doctor gave me a shot of Cortizone now I don't have any pain While golfing I wish I saw him a month and a half ago
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07/15/2019

Really like Dr. Seidman
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07/13/2019

Dr Seidman is the best. I would not go to any other doctor he is so caring and takes all the time you need to understand what he is doing
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Caroline's Story

Positioning herself to perfectly execute a winning shot is something Caroline McCarthy does well. Last summer, however, she never could have imagined that a tie-breaking point in a game would land her in South Shore Hospital’s emergency department with a severe wrist fracture….

Specializing In

Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
Orthopedic Trauma
General Orthopedic Surgery

Medical Degree

Boston University School of Medicine
Boston, MA

Internship/Residency

Boston University Medical Center
Boston, MA

Hand & Microsurgery Fellowship

University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Board Certifications

American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
Certificate for Added Qualification in Surgery of the Hand

Hospital Affiliations

South Shore Hospital, South Weymouth MA – Active Staff

Clinical Interests

Hand and upper extremity surgery, wrist arthroscopy, adult and pediatric
orthopedic surgery, orthopedic trauma

Specialty Society Memberships:

AAOS American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons
ASSH American Society for Surgery of the Hand
MMS Massachusetts Medical Society
MOA Massachusetts Orthopedic Association

Team coverage

Thayer Academy Football

Publications

Osterman, AL, Seidman, GD: The role of Arthroscopy in the treatment of
lunatotriquetral ligament injuries. Hand Clinics 1995; 11(1): 41-50.

Seidman, GD, Koerner, PA: Brachial artery rupture associated with closed
posterior elbow dislocation: a case report and review of the literature.
J Trauma; 39 (2): 318-21.

Seidman, GD, Margles, SW: Dorsal wrist ganglion presenting as anterior
wrist ganglion. J Had Surgery 1994; 19A: 959-60.

Seidman, GD, Wenner, SM: Surgical treatment of the duplicate thumb.
J Pedi Ortho 1993; 13: 660-62.

Oberlander, M. Seidman, GD Whitelaw, GP: The treatment of isolated ulnar
shaft fracture with functional bracing. Orthopaedics 1993; 16 (1): 29-32.

Greenleaf, J, Berkowitz, RD, Whitelaw, GP, Seidman, GD: Hawkins type II
fracture-dislocation of the talus and diastasis of the tibiofibular joint without
concomitant fracture of the malleoli: a case report. Cllinical Ortho 1992; 279:
254-7.

Seidman, GD, Wenner, SM: The surgical treatment of duplicated thumbs:
a long-term study (Abstract). J Jpn Ortho Assoc 1992; 66 (2) (3).

Seidman, GD: Emergerncy orthopaedics: the extremities (Book Review).
Ortho Today 1992; 11 (4): 30.