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With more than 40 years of experience, Dr. Ferlic is an orthopedic surgeon whose practice is focused on the hand, wrist and elbow. As he nears retirement, Dr. Ferlic has decided to stop performing surgery. He will still see and diagnose patients in clinic, but will refer patients if surgery is needed.


Animal Bites, Ganglion Cysts, Biceps Tear at the Elbow, Dupuytren’s Contracture Disease, De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis, Trigger Finger, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Broken Hand or Wrist, Flexor Tendon Injuries, Cubital Tunnel, Golfer’s Elbow, Tennis Elbow, Elbow (Olecranon) Bursitis, Fractured or Dislocated Elbow, Elbow Arthritis, and less common conditions


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Ages treated: 14+

Accepts workers comp: Yes

Team Members

Sally Guthmiller

Sally and Dr. Bruggeman work alongside each other in clinic and surgery to provide comprehensive hand, wrist and elbow care. With more than 10 years of experience together, Sally often sees Dr. Bruggeman's patients and they collaborate on their progress.


47 Years in Practice




  • Dr. Daniel Reardon | Hand Fellowship, 1980
  • Dr. Henry LaRoca | Spine Fellowship, 1980
  • Tulane Hospitals | Orthopaedic Residency, 1980
  • Tucson Hospitals Medical Education Program | Surgical Internship, 1976
  • Creighton University | MD, 1975
  • University of Notre Dame | BS, 1971

Memberships & Awards

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Hand Society
  • Omaha Orthopedic Society

Patient Reviews

4.8 out of 5 (190 Ratings, 65 Comments)

5 stars
May 6, 2024
Dr Ferlic and his nurse are fabulous! The PT area where I had my brace made left me with some questions.
5 stars
Apr 22, 2024
Very good
5 stars
Apr 8, 2024
Thanks for the care!!! Your team is awesome!
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