Vincent Battista, M.D.

Dr. Battista joins Orthopedic Associates of Lancaster from Huntington, West Virginia following a distinguished career in the United States Army.

Board certified and fellowship-trained hand and upper extremity surgeon, Dr. Battista specializes in hand and wrist trauma, shoulder replacement, elbow reconstruction and nerve injuries. 

He says the best part of his job is helping improve the quality of life for his patients.

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  • Foot & Ankle
  • Fractures & Sprains
  • Knee
  • Neck & Back
  • Shoulder
  • Sports Medicine
  • Trauma
  • Undergraduate Education: Mount Saint Mary's College, Emmitsburg, MD
  • Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, D.C.
  • Internship: Fitzsimons Army Medical Center, Aurora, CO
  • Residency: William Beaumont Army Medical Center, Ft Bliss, TX
  • Fellowship: Hand Fellowship Training Walter Reed Medical Center Nation Consortium, Washington, D.C.
  • Licenses: Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Subspecialty Board Certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  • Pennsylvania Orthopedic Society Board of Directors
  • North Pointe Surgery Center
  • Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health
  • Orthopedic Associates of Lancaster, Ltd.
  • Marshall Orthopaedics at Marshall University
  • United States Army – Chief Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation Hand Surgery Services, 2007-2009
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Society of Surgery of the Hand
  • Effect of Nicotine patch on vascular Repair in a Smoking Rat Model.  Microsurgery 28: 179-181, 2008.  
  • Pediatric Trigger finger: Case Report and Review of the literature. J Hand Surg [Am]. 2007 Dec;32(10):1558-9
  • Conversion of Metacarpal Phalangeal Joint Arthrodesis to Implant Arthroplasty: A Case Report. J Hand Surgery November 2006
  • Comparison of four Measurements for Scapholunate instability. Journal of Clinical Anatomy: Surgical and Radiologic Anatomy. March 2006
  • A Technical Note on Percutaneous Fixation of the Scaphoid. Journal of Trauma. September 2005
  • Asynchronous Bilateral Achilles Tendon Rupture Associated with Androstenediol. American Journal of Sports Medicine. November 2003
  • Safety and Efficacy of Intra-articular Hip Injections. Clin Orthop 391, October 2001
  • Injuries in a UH-60 Midair Collision. Military Medicine, September 1999
  • Effects of three types of Casts on Forearm Rotation. Presented at Barnhard Research Meeting. Denver CO 1994
  • #1 in my book!  This team replaced my right knee, and are now in the prep stages to replace the left one. One stop shopping as far as diagnosis, actual surgery at Lancaster General, along with rehab. The surgery team is great, and the rehab team very easy to work with and very thorough.
  • They were wonderful, I was seen right away.  I was treated with kindness and compassion from everyone from beginning to end, from check-in, X-ray, check-out.
  • A very professional organization, with a relaxed and friendly staff.
  • I knew I dislocated my finger when it was sticking out at a 45° angle from my hand. I thought I got it back into place, but was very grateful to have OAL‘s urgent care facility to go to to confirm. X-rays confirmed that it was still out of place and that there was also a fracture. I was then scheduled for an appointment with the hand specialist Dr. Griska five days later. I love having the option of an urgent care with orthopedic staff. Thank you OAL!
  • I was seen promptly for my initial consultation. The staff and Dr. Sieger were friendly and professional, excellent communication! I’m planning to have Dr. Sieger to do my carpal tunnel surgery in the near future.
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