Our Staff at The Hand Care Center
ANDRES TALEISNIK, M.D.
SURGERY OF THE HAND
DIPLOMATE AMERICAN BOARD OF PLASTIC SURGERY
Read Dr. Taleisnik's Biography
Dr. Andres Taleisnik is a plastic surgeon in Orange County who graduated summa cum laude from Princeton University and received his Medical Degree from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA). He served a six-year general surgery residency at UCLA, and received clinical experience in burn reconstruction at Shriners Hospital in Los Angeles. He then completed a residency in Plastic Surgery at UCLA. Dr. Taleisnik culminated his training with a Hand and Microsurgery Fellowship at the renowned Hand Center of San Antonio. After completing rigorous training in both hand surgery and plastic surgery, Dr. Taleisnik joined his father’s Orange County practice in September 1997.
A Member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) and American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), Dr. Taleisnik is adept in performing a full spectrum of hand surgery procedures. He is also expertly trained in the performance of Cosmetic Surgery Procedures, including facial surgery, breast augmentation/reduction/lift, and body contouring surgeries (tummy tuck and liposuction).
Board certified in plastic surgery by the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS), Dr. Taleisnik has also received the Subspecialty Certificate of Added Qualification in Hand Surgery. He has numerous conference presentations to his credit both in the United States and Canada. Dr. Taleisnik has published a number of books and journals, including the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Journal, the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, the Journal of Practical Oncology, Plastic Surgery Forum, and the Journal of Trauma. In addition, his laboratory investigations during residency garnered the prestigious Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation Research Award, one of four that are awarded nationally each year.
Dr. Taleisnik answers every email personally, as he takes pride in being able to communicate directly with each patient. If you would like him to answer your question(s), please send a message. He can fluently speak and write Spanish, with conversational ability in French.
All treatments are provided by physical therapists or therapists certified by the Hand Therapy Certification Commission and licensed by the State of California.
Mandy Ho, OTR/L, CHT
Nancy Berard-Shuman, OTR/L, CHT
Nancy Youtkus, PT
Nancy Parrish, OTR/L, CHT
Judy Brown, OTR, HTC