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Heather L. Licht, MD


Dr. Heather Licht is a member of The Orthopaedic Center’s Hand, Wrist, & Elbow team. She is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon specializing in the surgery of the hand and treats conditions that involve the bones, tendons, nerves, and muscles of the hand. Dr. Licht believes in applying the least invasive, most effective techniques in surgical treatment and rehabilitation of hand, wrist and elbow injuries.

Dr. Licht loves the diversity of her speciality of being able to treat all ages and the vast array of disorders and treatment options. She believes that it’s important to listen to her patients compassionately and strive to individualize their care to meet their specific needs.

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  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand – Member
  • American Association for Hand Surgery –  Member
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery – Member

Areas of Expertise:

  • Tendon problems such as tennis elbow, tendonitis, acute sports injuries and tendon lacerations
  • Simple or complex fractures of bones from the elbow to the small bones in the hand
  • Peripheral nerve injuries and nerve compression conditions, including Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Severed nerves


Clinical Team

  • Brittany, MA
  • Terra, MA

Heather Licht, MD | The Orthopaedic Center | Huntsville, AL


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