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
When To Come In
Treatment of Hand Injuries
Great Doctor Great doctor, great staff. Highly recommended.
Dr. Favetto was very personable and made sure he spent time with us and explained the treatment.
Excellent Doctor Been to three other doctors who acknowledged my arthritis and carpal tunnel. None offered any help. Dr Favetto understood my pain and how to help me.
I had a wonderful experience, the staff was very friendly and helpful, dr favetto was very sincere and precise making me feel comfortable
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
Dr Favetto is a very thorough, passionate and professional doctor. He and his staff are great!
Very thorough and took the time to answer all my questions.
Excellent He is very kind, smart, caring. A great doctor and has a kind staff too.
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)