J. Martin Favetto, M.D.
Hand and Upper Extremity
Dr. Favetto is a hand surgeon and partner at Bluegrass Orthopaedics. He received his medical degree from the University of Buenos Aires, School of Medicine in Argentina. He is board certified in orthopaedics and traumatology by the Ministry of Health and Social Action in Argentina. He completed a residency in orthopaedic surgery at Eva Peron Hospital in San Martin, Argentina. After relocating to Kentucky, Dr. Favetto completed a fellowship at the Christine M. Kleinert Institute for Hand and Micro Surgery in Kentucky. He continued at the Kleinert Institute as Senior Fellow and ultimately as Hand Scholar. Dr. Favetto is a teacher and lecturer in upper-extremity hand injuries and trauma with an emphasis on wrist and elbow arthroscopy.
Dr. Favetto was one of the chief surgeons on the transplant team that performed the first two of three human hand transplants in the United States.
- Hand and Wrist Surgery
- Elbow Surgery
- Upper Extremity
- Eva Peron Hospital - San Martin Argentina
- Christine M. Kleinert Institute for Hand and Micro Surgery
- St. Joseph East
- Bluegrass Specialty Surgery Center
Wrist Fractures & Arm Pain
When To Come In
Treatment of Hand Injuries
Wrist Fractures and Arm Pain
Dr Favetto was very considerate during my visit. He wanted to try to every option before surgery. Which is a relief.
Concise and convenient Quick appointment, good office interaction. Concise diagnosis & treatment options.
My daughter had a broken arm and he explained everything thoroughly about surgery and healing, and the surgeries were a success
Wonderful with my 6 year old with a broken elbow. Couldn't ask for a better doctor.
Helped me through my injury healing process from start to finish. Great with insurance Issues and just an overall great experience
Dr. Favetto was very personable and made sure he spent time with us and explained the treatment.
Great! I was in a great deal of pain. The office got me in quickly. My wrist was pinned, plated and well done. Thank you for a delightful 5 star experience.
Dr Favetto has done excellent work on my Husbands crushed Elbow. He is very professional, informative,& attentive. And he has excellent bedside manner. He has been a blessing to us. We are very thankful for him .
Harold Lockard( Marsha)
Professional Exceptional at what he does. Great bedside manner and really cares about the patient. Helped put my son at ease before procedure. Highly recommend. Would definitely use again, if needed.
Dr Favetto is a very thorough, passionate and professional doctor. He and his staff are great!
Dr Favetto examined my swollen hand and treated it immediately providing me with pain relief and increased function.
Exceptional at what he does. Really helped put my son at ease before procedure. Will save his contact info if needed in future. Highly recommend!