Angelo R Dacus

Angelo R Dacus, MD

Division:
Hand and Upper Extremity Disorders
Department:
Orthopaedic Surgery
Call 434.982.4263
Primary Location:

PO Box 800159

Charlottesville, VA 22908-0159

Directions
Phone:
434.982.4263
Secondary Locations:
Expertise
ABMS Certification:
Orthopaedic Surgery, Surgery of the Hand
Research Interests:

Nerve repair|tendon repair

Clinical Practice:
Elbow Fracture, Forearm Fracture, Wrist Fracture, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, De Quervain's Tenosynovitis (Stenosing Tenosynovitis or Washerwoman's Sprain), Lateral Epicondylitis (Tennis Elbow), Medial Epicondylitis (Golfer's Elbow), Finger Extensor Tendon Injury, Finger Flexor Tendon Injury, Finger Fracture, Muscle Strain, Mutilating Hand Injuries, Sprain, Tenosynovitis, Boutonnière Deformity of Finger (BD), Boxer’s Fracture, Colles' Fracture, Dislocated Finger
About
Title:
Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Biography

Dr. Dacus joined the department in August of 2007 after completing a fellowship in hand and upper extremity at the University of California, San Diego. His practice has grown rapidly in his time here and his practice continues to encompass joint replacement in the hand and elbow and reverse total shoulder arthroplasty, as well as micro vascular surgery of the hand and upper extremity. He is currently working on a research project to study the effect of EMG results on treatment plans/outcomes in patients with carpal and cubital tunnel syndrome. In 2011, he was appointed the Residency Program Director after serving as the Assistant Residency Director from 2009 to 2011. He is also the co-fellowship director for the Hand and Upper Extremity Division. Dr. Dacus has also enjoyed being an Assistant Team Physician for James Madison University Athletics since 2008 and continues in this capacity.

Education
Primary:
University of Virginia School of Medicine, 2001
Residency:
Orthopaedic Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine
Fellowships:
Hand Surgery, University of California, San Diego