Idaho’s Premier Hand Surgeon

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Robert G. Hansen, MD

Serving Boise, Meridian, Caldwell, Nampa, Emmett and Fruitland

Highly trained and a member of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Dr. Hansen offers years of experience on top of his training to provide the best orthopedic care for his patients, both surgically and non-surgically. He specializes in hand surgery.

  • Years in Practice: Since 1980
  • Hobbies: Tennis, Long Distance Running, Hiking, Rock Climbing, Skiing, Coaching Baseball and Basketball
  • Hand & Wrist
  • Upper Extremity
  • Arthritis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Dislocation
  • Hand Dislocation
  • Hand Fracture
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Joint Pain
  • Trigger Finger
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Mallet Finger
  • Hand Nerve Injuries
  • Wrist Arthroscopy
  • Wrist Replacement
  • Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand Tendon Transfer
  • Wrist Fusion
  • De Quervain’s Tendinosis Surgery
  • Basal Joint Arthritis Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Surgery
  • Wrist Replacement
  • Idaho Medical Association
  • Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • American Associatoin for Hand Surgery

Experience and Education

Robert G. Hansen, MD

Undergraduate Education

Utah State University 1962-1966

Bachelor of Science & History

Robert G. Hansen, MD

Medical School

University of Utah School of Medicine 1966-1970

Doctor of Medicine

Robert G. Hansen, MD

Surgical Internship

Boston City Hospital 1970-1971

Robert G. Hansen, MD


Boston University Hospital 1971-1972

General Surgery

Robert G. Hansen, MD

Military Service

Dewitt Army Hospital 1972-1974

Orthopaedic Surgery

Robert G. Hansen, MD

Hand Surgery Fellowship

Foundation for Research of Hand Surgery 1978-1979

  • West Valley Medical Center
  • Treasure Valley Hospital
  • St. Alphonsus
  • Valor Health
  • St. Luke's Hospital
Doctor Hansen Has Priveledges At The Following Hospital

West Valley Medical Center


West Valley Medical Center is located in Caldwell, Idaho. Their 200 physicians focus on each patient's needs and comfort. They have physicians providing care in cardiology, emergency care, ENT, general surgery, spine, orthopedics, mental health, radiology, urology and women's health.

Doctor Hansen Has Privileges At The Following Hospital

Treasure Valley Hospital


Treasure Valley hospital is a physician-owned, non-emergency hospital operated by Surgical Care Affiliates (SCA). Since 1996, they have worked every day to deliver the very best individualized care possible in a comfortable and friendly atmosphere. When physicians are directly involved in every aspect of the delivery of healthcare, the patient always benefits.

Individualized patient care is at the center of everything done at Treasure Valley Hospital and is reflected in the hospital’s values.

Doctor Hansen Has Privileges At The Following Hospital

St. Alphonsus


At St. Alphonsus, they believe the best healthcare is all about the patient. They have over 5,000 medical staff who serve patients all over Oregon and Idaho.

Their four-hospital system is the only Level II Trauma Center in the area they serve, allowing St. Alphonsus to provide excellent care to critically ill and injured patients.

Doctor Hansen Has Privileges At The Following Hospital

Valor Health


Valor Health has a goal to encourage a healthy community that focuses on wellness, self-care and disease prevention. They have a community outreach to support undeserved people and ultimately, improve the well-being and health of their patients.

Valor Health is located in Emmett, Idaho.

Doctor Hansen Has Privileges At The Following Hospital

St. Luke's Hospital


St. Luke's is the only not-for-profit health system that is Idaho-based. They are dedicated to serving the people of their community by providing excellent care that leads to great health improvement. They are not only dedicated to treating patients when they are wounded or ill, but doing anything to help patients stay healthy.

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