Erin Forest, M.D.
Verified Patient Rating: 4.96 (24 patient reviews and ratings)
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Hand, Wrist, Elbow, Shoulder

Dr. Forest is a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon specializing in hand and upper extremity surgery. She received her bachelor of science degree from Davidson College in Davidson, North Carolina, and her medical degree from University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine in Iowa City, Iowa. After medical school, Dr. Forest completed her orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of Iowa Department of Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation. She chose to further specialize and underwent a hand, upper extremity, and microvascular surgery fellowship at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Dr. Forest is certified by and holds a subspecialty certificate in surgery of the hand from the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

Education & Training

  • Undergraduate: Davidson College, Davidson, NC
  • Doctor of Medicine: University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA
  • Orthopaedic Surgery Residency: University of Iowa Department of Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation, Iowa City, IA
  • Hand, Upper Extremity, and Microvascular Surgery Fellowship: Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Board Certification: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Subspecialty Certificate in Surgery of the Hand: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Associations

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • California Medical Association
  • California Orthopaedic Association

Hospital Affiliations

  • Indian River Medical Center
“The young girl at the front desk was very pleasant to speak to very helpful and with a great smile. The x-ray technician was as well As well as the Dr nurse. I was very impressed with Dr. Erin Forest M.D. she is a Doctor that I feel I can trust and show me concern and compassion in which I am greatful! My wife would love to come see her as well in which she is dealing with some of the same problems. Thank you for all your care and may God bless you !”
– Todd M.
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“Dr. Forest Operated on my wrist. The outcome has been exactly as hoped and expected. Dr. Forest took time to explain what needed to be done. Even with her busy schedule, she took the time necessary. I would be very comfortable going to her again if needed.”
– Barry B.
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