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
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
Martha Stone Everyone was very nice and took care of my problem, broken bone in hand. the office people are so polite.
Great Doctor Great doctor, great staff. Highly recommended.
Dr Favetto was very considerate during my visit. He wanted to try to every option before surgery. Which is a relief.
Great doctor, great staff. Highly recommended!
I was very satisfied with my visit with Dr. Favetto. His exam was thorough, and I understood the plan of care. He also picked up on symptoms other physicians have missed.
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 was very personable and made sure he spent time with us and explained the treatment.
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.
Thelma Sue Hamm
You are the focus of his attention while he is in the room with you. He explains everything in detail, even using drawings where indicated.