J. Martin Favetto, M.D.
Hand and Upper Extremity
Dr. Favetto is a 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
When To Come In
Treatment of Hand Injuries
Dr. Favetto is very caring and has given me a new lease on life because of my successful shoulder surgery. His after-care style is most professional and compassionate. I would trust him with my life anytime!
Sister Angie Keil
Excellent He is very kind, smart, caring. A great doctor and has a kind staff too.
Impressive One of the best doctors I’ve ever been to. He gave me my diagnosis within minutes, but then proceeded to help me cope with the underlying causes of the issue. Very impressed.
Martha Stone Everyone was very nice and took care of my problem, broken bone in hand. the office people are so polite.
Dr Favetto has now done 2 surgery’s on me. One on each thumb joint replacement. I would highly recommend Dr Favetto for any type of hand surgery. He is a great Dr and a great person.
My daughter had a broken arm and he explained everything thoroughly about surgery and healing, and the surgeries were a success
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.
Dr Favetto, Evaluated my thumb pain and confirmed the diagnosis that I had received from two other Drs. He was compassionate and informative. Gave me the options and did not push surgery. I highly recommend Dr Favetto!
Dr. Favetto is very knowledgeable about his area of expertise. He explained things very carefully and in a kind manner. I would recommend his services to anyone who is having trouble with any hand issue.
Dr. Favetto was quick yet thorough in explaining the fracture in my hand. I appreciated the explanation of the healing process since this is the first break I've ever had.