Igor Immerman


Orthopedic surgeon
Father, husband, traveler and outdoor enthusiast

Dr. Igor Immerman is an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in hand and upper limb surgeries, including those of the hands, wrists, elbows and peripheral nerves, including the brachial plexus. With a commitment to providing individualized care, he spends time getting to know every patient and working in partnership with patients to choose the best treatment, whether surgical or nonsurgical, for the specific situation.

Immerman's research focuses on using large national databases to determine trends and outcomes for a variety of upper-extremity conditions and treatments. He also collaborates with radiologists and plastic surgeons on various clinical research projects.

A native of Russia, Immerman moved to the United States with his family as a child. He earned his medical degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. He completed a residency in orthopedic surgery at New York University. He then completed a fellowship in orthopedic surgery of the hand and upper extremity at the University of California, Davis; a fellowship in orthopedic hand surgery at Hadassah Medical Center in Israel; a fellowship in hand and microsurgery at the Russian Scientific Research Institute of Traumatology and Orthopedics; and a fellowship in upper extremity surgery at the Russian Ilizarov Scientific Center for Restorative Traumatology and Orthopaedics.

Immerman is a fellow of the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He is a member of the Russian American Medical Association and American Society for Surgery of the Hand.

  • Education

    Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, 2006

  • Residencies

    New York University, Orthopedic Surgery, 2012

  • Fellowships

    UC Davis, Hand and Upper Extremity Orthopedic Surgery, 2013

    Russian Scientific Research Institute of Traumatology and Orthopedics, Hand and Microsurgery, 2014

    Hadassah Medical Center, Orthopedic Hand Surgery, 2014

    Russian Ilizarov Scientific Center for Restorative Traumatology and Orthopaedics, Upper Extremity Surgery, 2014

  • Board Certifications

    Hand Surgery, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

    Orthopaedic Surgery, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • Academic Title

    Assistant Professor

I treat each patient as a unique person and not by a cookie-cutter approach, so I work with the patient to choose the most appropriate treatment.

Clinics I work with

Hand, Elbow & Upper Extremity Surgery Center

1500 Owens St.
San Francisco, CA 94158

Orthopedics and Sports Medicine at Mill Valley

750 Redwood Hwy., Suite 1204
Mill Valley, CA 94941

My reviews


Overall Experience
328 Reviews
I am VERY Positively impressed with Dr. Immerman. He logically explained my condition and treatment options. He described risks and rewards of treatments. Very through. I trust Dr. Immerman's professionalism. I'm glad to have him on my medical team!
Explained things in a way that was easy to understand
328 Reviews
Did the doctor pay attention to your concerns
328 Reviews
Gave easy to understand instructions about taking care of health problems or concerns
309 Reviews
Knew the important information about your medical history
321 Reviews
The provider showed respect for what you had to say
325 Reviews
The provider spent enough time with me
324 Reviews

Selected research