Dr. Babovic is a fellowship trained hand and upper extremity surgeon. He grew up in Minnesota, where he attended Carleton College. He then went on to attend medical school at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester. While there, he learned to take care of patients with all types of ailments, but ultimately his passion for orthopedics bloomed. He then went to Pittsburgh, PA to complete his orthopedic surgery residency at the Allegheny Health Network. Following this, he went on to a fellowship in hand and upper extremity surgery at Brown University in Rhode Island. Throughout his training, Dr. Babovic has contributed to the academic community through publishing numerous peer-reviewed articles and book chapters, as well as presenting at national meetings.
Dr. Babovic specializes in all conditions of the hand, wrist, and elbow. He has extensive experience treating patients with common disorders such as carpal tunnel syndrome and other nerve compressions, trigger finger, masses and lesions, and arthritis of the fingers and wrist. He also takes care of a wide array of traumatic injuries such as finger amputations, hand and wrist fractures, and traumatic nerve injuries. He has a special interest in applying innovative treatment techniques in effort of providing superior outcomes to patients. Specifically, Dr. Babovic believes that the use of minimally invasive techniques helps decrease scarring, pain, and healing time, and improves patient outcomes.
When he is not working, Dr. Babovic can usually be found racing cars on the track or in the garage fixing them. He also enjoys mountain biking, hiking, playing tennis, cooking, and traveling with his wife and soon to arrive son.
Specialties: Hand and upper extremity surgery, including elective and traumatic conditions such as arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, Dupuytren’s, trigger finger, fractures of the fingers/hand/wrist, nerve injuries, tendon lacerations, masses and tumors
Fellowship: Brown University Hand & Upper Extremity Fellowship
Residency: Allegheny Health Network Orthopedic Surgery Residency
Medical School: Mayo Clinic School of Medicine
During your time with us, we trust you will experience the orthopedic difference of excellence in hand & upper extremity care.
The Reno Orthopedic Clinic has been caring for patients and treating injuries for nearly 50 years. Our specialists help facilitate care with any local physician. Every ROC on-call physician participates in continuing education in order to provide our patients with the most accurate and up to date treatment.