Dr. Mohab Foad, MD

Hand Surgeon

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463 Ohio Pike, Cincinnati, OH, 45255
500 East Business Way, Cincinnati, OH, 45241

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I grew up in a medical family in Cincinnati, always knowing that I wanted to follow the example set by my parents; caring for others as if they were family. I was named after my uncle who was paralyzed in a diving accident as a child. He inspired me to study orthopaedics so that I could help patients remain functional and independent, and his courage and perseverance to overcome the obstacles life put before him continue to motivate me to this day.

I am an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in the treatment of hand and upper extremity disorders, and reconstructive microsurgery. I received my undergraduate degree from The John Hopkins University, and then returned to Cincinnati to complete medical training and orthopaedic residency at the University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine. I pursued additional Fellowship training at The Indiana Hand Center, then came home to Cincinnati in 2005 joining the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University Of Cincinnati. There I had the opportunity to educate orthopaedic and plastic surgery residents and fellows in hand and upper extremity surgery. I was a member of the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Brachial Plexus and Hand Centers, and also served as the orthopaedic consultant to the Shriner’s Burn Institute prior to joining Beacon Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine in 2009.

I enjoy treating adults and children with upper extremity disorders from the shoulder to the fingertips, from the simplest to the most complex. The experience I gained while at the University of Cincinnati has allowed me to treat the entire upper extremity, regardless of the nature of the problem. I have a particular interest in minimally invasive treatments

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Very nice doctor. His PA is great. Very complete. Explained procedure.

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The best hand specialist in the region. As a former anesthesiologist I have seen countless hand surgeons and he is the best.

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Dr Foad is a knowledgeable, kind man. He is a good listener!

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He is a very caring doctor that so wants to make his patients lives better. He is very skilled at what he does. I wouldn't hesitate to let him work on me. He changed my wife's life by giving her the use of her right arm again. It was a shattered mess and he overcame some issues and made her whole again

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He was thorough in explaining my problem, answered all my questions.

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The doc and staff was OUTSTANDING. THe paperwork was ridiculous. Intake forms required the same information repeatedly (5 forms, 5 different requirements to write name, dob, why I'm there, what's the complaint, who's next of kin, etc). It's not 1970. Get an app, ask the same question ONE TIME, and populate it in the 10 places that you need it. Also, I put all this information in using ZOCDOC and seemingly NONE of it transferred because I was asked all over again (eg: scanned my card, front and back, but still needed to scan my card front and back at the docs office. Scale of 1-10 on EFFICIENCY of intake forms: not quite a 1.

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Very professional and thorough. Very good communication skills.

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He was excellent.

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Top of the line !! Diagnosis explanation was easy to understand. Treatment options were explained thoroughly !!!! Thanks to Dr. Foad and his assistant!

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It's always a pleasure! The receptionist always address me by my first name, and is so pleasant. The x-ray technician was very professional and made sure the x-rays were of the area of concern for surgery. The Physician Assistant, Brittany, is so personable that she makes a nervous situation very relaxed. I have recommend this group to friends and family.

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He is as fine a physician as I have ever known over the course of my 61 years. He is also the most empathetic and compassionate physician I have met. I highly recommend him to anyone.

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Dr. Foad was very thorough in my examination of my hand. Would definitely recommend!

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Dr. Foad, his PA, and the rest of the team were very informative. The office staff were polite. They made sure I let knowing my options.

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He and his PA are friendly, attentive and professional. The entire staff is attentive and efficient.

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Got everything i needed

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Dr. Foad was very professional and very kind. He took his time with me, answered all of my questions, and I never felt rushed. We discussed options that might be effective before even thinking about surgery. I would recommend Dr. Foad many times over!

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The staff were very professional and friendly.It was my first time visiting the facility and I was very pleased with the service that I had received.

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Dr. Moab and his assistant were wonderful!!! I would highly recommend.

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Great Doc!

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We waited quite a while but he is thorough, helpful and worth the wait!

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very honest and pleasant highly recommend

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He was very thorough and took the time to explain all options.

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Everyone was professional and courteous. Check in process and paperwork was handled in a very personable and engaging way by the receptionist. Intake and radiology staff also were nice and attentive. Dr. Foad provided extremely clear explanations of my issue and my care options. Great job to all.

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While Dr. Foad as clear in his explanations, options, treatment plans, etc., however, my wait time was just short of ONE HOUR. My time is very valuable and not one person shared that the doctor was running behind or when I might expect to see him. As a result, my frustration level increased while waiting. This one hour wait time frame did not seem to be an issue for Dr. Foad. He gave the impression that under one hour was actually not bad. I understand that the practice is busy, but better communication with your patients and more appropriate scheduling of your patients would go a long way in improving customer service. I was very disappointed in with the Beacon Practice.

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All staff members were very friendly and polite. The doctor and assistant were very patient, kind and explained everything. Good visit!

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He's always great, never rushed, and always talks to you in terms you can understand.

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Dr. Foad was very personable and spent the time to make sure I understood all of my options. His PA was also very engaging and knew her stuff. I feel confident that this is the team to entrust my care with.

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Dr. Foad is absolutely the best. He makes you feel so calm when you are about to get a painful injection. Actually, the injection was not that painful this time. I will definitely see him again if the problem persists.

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Very the point and thorough which I appreciate

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Dr. Foad is one of the finest doctors I have ever encountered. He took time to explain my particular situation and answer any questions I had. He also gave a very candid assessment of his ability to help me. I highly recommend Dr. Foad.

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Dr. and his staff were great. Dr. Foad is extremely attentive and caring.

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Dr. Foad is an amazing doc. He used the big medical terms but then broke it down to my level. I also liked that he isn't one to want to operate right away.

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He is the best. Very compassionate and caring. Office staff is also great. A great overall experience. Highly recommended!

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Very helpful and informative. Dr. Foad's PA was also very helpful and knowledgeable. I felt I was given all information, diagnosis and options. Thank you!

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It was well worth the wait. Dr. Mohab did such a great job. His staff is wonderful. Originally I was told by another specialist that he suggested cortisone shots because the recovery time is over 3 months. Well not with Dr. Mohab. He did such a good job I was back in business in less than a month, no pain. I am now having the arthritis removed from my other hand. A wonderful surgeon!

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Great bedside manners, straight to the point and "let's it fixed attitude". Concern for patient's well-being showed in his expressions.

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He and his team are THE BEST

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Dr. Foad & his PA were very personable. Their explanations were complete & easy to understand. They offered an immediate treatment & a future plan of action. I was very impressed with them & their office staff.

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Always Professional. Answered my Questions. He & Brittney with Chris & Staff Have really helped me with the Entire process. Thanks Stan J

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Dr. Foad was extremely thorough with my son. He performed a lengthy exam and then took time to draw pictures and explain his diagnosis with us. Even after I thought we were finished, he noticed that my 14 year old son still looked uneasy and so he took extra time to listen to him and answer his questions. He was simply wonderful.