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 was very considerate during my visit. He wanted to try to every option before surgery. Which is a relief.
Helped me through my injury healing process from start to finish. Great with insurance Issues and just an overall great experience
Great Doctor Great doctor, great staff. Highly recommended.
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!
My daughter had a broken arm and he explained everything thoroughly about surgery and healing, and the surgeries were a success
Dr. Favetto was very personable and made sure he spent time with us and explained the treatment.
Martha Stone Everyone was very nice and took care of my problem, broken bone in hand. the office people are so polite.
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 examined my swollen hand and treated it immediately providing me with pain relief and increased function.
A wonderful doctor with a great staff. Dr. Favetto has performed two different surgeries on me and I would most highly recommend.