Meet Dr. Seidman

Fellowship Trained in Hand &
Upper Extremity Surgery

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Patient Ratings and Comments

Overall Rating

4.6 out of 5 (222 Ratings, 87 Comments)
Global
4.8/5
Physician Communication Quality
4.8/5
Office Staff Quality
4.8/5
Access to Care 3 month
4.5/5
Care Coordination
4.2/5

Recent Comments

11/22/2021

I have received excellent care every time.
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11/20/2021

I love Dr. Seidman and his staff. He is a very calming and concerned gentleman!!! His staff is likewise!
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11/16/2021

Dr sideman is great he truly cares and it showsAll of the staff were great
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11/10/2021

Very good and professional services from all people who take care of my injury
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11/08/2021

I was seen very quickly by an assistant and then the doctor. They spent time going over my issues. I was satisfied with my visit.
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10/27/2021

Very friendly and professional services.
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10/19/2021

My experience was great. Dr. Seidman was very pleasant and explained everything to me. I needed surgery on my wrist. He is an excellent doctor and I would highly recommend him. The office staff was very pleasant.
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10/19/2021

I have been to this facility many times, and every visit has been fantastic !!. Every single person I've been in contact with has been incredibly pleasant, helpful, knowledgeable, and extremely competent. I have the fullest respect and confidence with this facility.
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10/05/2021

Good.
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09/28/2021

I'm fine now. Just wish I didn't wait 3 weeks (my fault) before calling doctor.
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09/27/2021

Dr Seidman is the best doctor I've ever had. I highly recommend him to friends and colleagues.
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09/11/2021

Glen is great!
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08/30/2021

*Dr. Seidman has amazing bedside manner. He is very patient, calm, understanding, soothing and overall a joy to speak with. He listens to your concerns and questions and answers them professionally and with great wisdom and respect. He is an amazing doctor and your practice is very lucky to have him!
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08/28/2021

South Shore Orthopedics is a top notch facility. Everyone is so kind and very professional.
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08/27/2021

Good
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08/21/2021

Wonderful doctor
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08/20/2021

*Dr. Seidman's care is excellent.
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08/18/2021

Dr Seidman is always wonderful, a good listener, and understanding of the problem at hand. He had another doc/trainee with him - it would have been nice to get to know him a bit better as well.
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08/17/2021

I was very happy with all my appointments.
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08/17/2021

Doing better. Thanks
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08/13/2021

This visit was a consultation which went very well. I was x-rayed & sent for an MRI & will be having surgery. This will be the 3rd time having surgery at this facility. Every person I've been in contact with has been awesome. Professional, friendly & knowledgeable. I have complete confidence with the entire facility.
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08/03/2021

Excellent experience
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08/02/2021

Excellent service
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08/01/2021

Love Dr. Seidman. He is very comforting and very informative at all my visits.
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07/31/2021

Specialist visit - excellent care
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07/31/2021

Very respectful. Inquired about procedures he had done prior we're doing. Thoughtful.
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07/28/2021

Fast, friendly staff.
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07/27/2021

Great experience DrSeidman and his staff went above and beyond to make me more comfortable and arranged surgery within the next two weeks.
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07/20/2021

It was good, as usual - all the people at this practice are very good & I would send others here without reservation.
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07/17/2021

I have been under Dr Seidmans orthopedic care for many years and have experienced the best care, courtesy and compassion from him and his entire staff at SSO.
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07/14/2021

I called from out of state requesting an appointment ASAP as I thought I had broken my wrist. I was given an appointment the day I returned , I received excellent service, X-ray , CAT scan an cast application done on the day of my appointment. Everyone I encountered was kind, professional and knowledgeable. I would highly recommend DR. Seidman and South shore Orthopedics to everyone!!
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07/12/2021

It was a pleasant visit
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07/12/2021

13 year old son broke small finger bone; follow up visit after going to Urgent Care. Receptionist promptly found us an appointment within 24 hours. Front desk staff courteous and efficient. Provider and medical staff prompt, helpful, concerned. Excellent service; keep up the good work.
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07/12/2021

Whole experience exceeded expectations, as always.
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07/09/2021

Professional, helpful
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07/06/2021

I had an excellent experience with everyone at South shore orthopedics, especially with Dr. Seidman!
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07/06/2021

Everyone at South Shore Orthopedics was excellant. Thank you!
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07/06/2021

Excellent from start to finish !
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07/05/2021

Always a good experience with Dr. Seidman
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07/05/2021

I've been here multiple times and every time it has been a satisfying experience. Everyone is pleasant, knowledgeable and professional.
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06/28/2021

It is amazing the continual flow of patients at this center. All being treated with genuine care. All needed services (at the time of this appt) were right onsite making it seemless.
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06/15/2021

Superb treatment as always
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06/15/2021

very nice knowledgeable doctor
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06/15/2021

SS Orthopedics is a well run organization, with nice doctors and staff.
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06/14/2021

excellent
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05/30/2021

I am so glad I found Dr. Seidman!!
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05/29/2021

Dr Seidman and his staff are very compassionate and concerned about your well being. Would refer everyone to them.
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05/28/2021

it was very good, and the girl who made my cast ( for my hands ) went out of her way to help. ( questions bc had about coverage)
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05/26/2021

Excellent Dr.
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05/18/2021

The doctor did what he was asked and then some. I had a fall down the stairs and he checked more than what I expected and was very helpful, efficient, caring, warm, and through. He made me feel safe.
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05/18/2021

I love seeing Dr siedman, his bedside manor is the best and he show real concern over what ever is happening with me. I even switched Dr's in your practice for his great passion and concern about me as a patient and never feel rushed. Very happy with him.
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05/18/2021

thanks
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04/28/2021

Always good experience.
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04/26/2021

Best hand & arm surgeon anywhere. Great support team!
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04/19/2021

I had a very good experience and they were very helpful.
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04/14/2021

Best hand surgeon around by far.
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04/12/2021

good
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03/30/2021

when I called to make an appointment the receptionist was very pleasurable to talk with. also the day of appointment I was in and out of the office in 15 minutes which was great.
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03/30/2021

2nd visit. went well. no complaints
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03/26/2021

I have always been treated (almost) immediately at Saishore Orth. Treated also professionally & with concern. Especially appreciate the fact when you telephone you are informed as to how long you have to wait before your call is answered.
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03/23/2021

*Dr. Seidman is a wonderful doctor. He answers m y questions by calling me directly. He's patient and kind.
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03/20/2021

Treated my infection effectively
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03/20/2021

everyone from the reception desk, e-ray tech to the nurse and dr were pleasant and helpful
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03/19/2021

I find your "office" very organized - Provider explained my options & offer Cortisone pain gone & I can use my hand.
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03/16/2021

Dr. Seidman is the best - referred 2 other people to him.
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03/13/2021

Dr. Siedman has treated me various injuries since Nov. 2012. He has had to perform multiple surgeries on my left hand and wrist. I would not had use of my hand if it wasn't for him. He is currently treating me for a torn rotator cuff and ligament and cartilage tears in my knee. Unfortunately I need surgery to both. I am not concerned though because of Dr. Seidman. I am confident that things will work out without any problems. I have recommended him to several of my coworkers and friends. They all feel the same way as I do. I am very happy and proud to know him and greatful for the care he has provided to me!!!
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03/12/2021

*Dr. Seidman is wonderful along with his staff.
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03/12/2021

*Dr. Seidman operated on my right hand very successfully and will now be operating on my left hand.
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03/08/2021

Finger is doing better Thanks
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03/02/2021

Dr. Seidman is a very caring doctor. would highly recommend him.
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03/01/2021

I see Dr Seidman and Dr Geary at S.S. Orthopedics.
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03/01/2021

everyone was very professional , helpful and personable.
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02/23/2021

Great doctor
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02/23/2021

Dr Seidman was wonderful, as usual. He remembered me from a surgery a couple of years ago, AND remembered that we had a family tragedy and expressed condolences. Truly a fine and compassionate practitioner.
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02/22/2021

Inadequate time spent with provider for complete review of condition and although x-rays were taken there was no discussion/review of them in my presence - which would have been helpful.
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02/16/2021

*Dr. Seidman completed a L hand carpal tunnel release surgery. Him and his team are always a pleasure to work with. They are very knowledgeable, kind and caring while maintaining a clean, up to date, professional appointment and facility. Highly recommend them.
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02/16/2021

excellent experience
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02/16/2021

Very good experience. Dr. Seidman is the BEST
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02/16/2021

Glen Seidman is one of the best doctors very professional, listen and respect the patient whom he cares for
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02/12/2021

The office is very well run and staff and MDs are awesome! Thank you for the great care!
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02/12/2021

Team is great.
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02/09/2021

dr understood my problem
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02/02/2021

Dr. Seidman and his staff were great. He talked to me and my mother about my injury and gave me the opportunity to choose my treatment. I elected surgery and he personally walked us to the desk to schedule the surgery and ensure we were comfortable with the chosen procedure. I had surgery today and again, Dr. Seidman was great.
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01/29/2021

*Dr. Seidman is by far the best orthopedic Doctor around. His care & concern are exceptional!
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01/26/2021

reviewed my concerns regarding carpo tunnel and a course of action to take. I will be having surgery on Feb 8.
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01/26/2021

always excellent. I trust the doctor 100%
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01/26/2021

Dr Seidman is fantastic. he takes his time with you. Dr marchetti and Bernie are also fantastic. they are my surgeons. they are amazing people and talented doctors. these people make me feel comfortable, answer all my questions, I have no worries when I'm with these people.
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Meet Dr. Seidman

Hand Surgery at the Center for Orthopedics, Spine, and Sports Medicine

Caroline's Story

Positioning herself to perfectly execute a winning shot is something Caroline McCarthy does well. Last summer, however, she never could have imagined that a tie-breaking point in a game would land her in South Shore Hospital’s emergency department with a severe wrist fracture….

Specializing In

Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
Orthopedic Trauma
General Orthopedic Surgery

Medical Degree

Boston University School of Medicine
Boston, MA

Internship/Residency

Boston University Medical Center
Boston, MA

Hand & Microsurgery Fellowship

University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Board Certifications

American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
Certificate for Added Qualification in Surgery of the Hand

Hospital Affiliations

South Shore Hospital, South Weymouth MA – Active Staff

Clinical Interests

Hand and upper extremity surgery, wrist arthroscopy, adult and pediatric
orthopedic surgery, orthopedic trauma

Specialty Society Memberships:

AAOS American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons
ASSH American Society for Surgery of the Hand
MMS Massachusetts Medical Society
MOA Massachusetts Orthopedic Association

Team coverage

Thayer Academy Football

Publications

Osterman, AL, Seidman, GD: The role of Arthroscopy in the treatment of
lunatotriquetral ligament injuries. Hand Clinics 1995; 11(1): 41-50.

Seidman, GD, Koerner, PA: Brachial artery rupture associated with closed
posterior elbow dislocation: a case report and review of the literature.
J Trauma; 39 (2): 318-21.

Seidman, GD, Margles, SW: Dorsal wrist ganglion presenting as anterior
wrist ganglion. J Had Surgery 1994; 19A: 959-60.

Seidman, GD, Wenner, SM: Surgical treatment of the duplicate thumb.
J Pedi Ortho 1993; 13: 660-62.

Oberlander, M. Seidman, GD Whitelaw, GP: The treatment of isolated ulnar
shaft fracture with functional bracing. Orthopaedics 1993; 16 (1): 29-32.

Greenleaf, J, Berkowitz, RD, Whitelaw, GP, Seidman, GD: Hawkins type II
fracture-dislocation of the talus and diastasis of the tibiofibular joint without
concomitant fracture of the malleoli: a case report. Cllinical Ortho 1992; 279:
254-7.

Seidman, GD, Wenner, SM: The surgical treatment of duplicated thumbs:
a long-term study (Abstract). J Jpn Ortho Assoc 1992; 66 (2) (3).

Seidman, GD: Emergerncy orthopaedics: the extremities (Book Review).
Ortho Today 1992; 11 (4): 30.