Consultative and surgical services in Hand Surgery include:

  • Hand/elbow/shoulder reconstruction for rheumatoid arthritis
  • Arthritic conditions of the upper extremity
  • Complex traumatic conditions of the upper extremity (acute and chronic, or residual problems)
  • Tendon transfers and soft-tissue reconstruction
  • Reconstructive microsurgery
  • Peripheral nerve and brachial plexus disorders
  • Post-traumatic pain of the upper extremity
  • Fractures/dislocations
  • Stiffness/contractures/deformities
  • Non-unions and malunions of fractures
  • Tumors of the upper extremity (including skin cancer and melanoma)
  • Complex infectious disorders
  • Athletic injuries of the upper extremity
  • Spasticity/cerebral palsy
  • Vascular/vasospastic disorders

Procedures

The following procedures are offered:

  • Endoscopic carpal tunnel release
  • Wrist joint replacement (arthroscopy)
  • Surface replacement arthroplasty of the interphalangeal and metacarpophalangeal joints (patients must be enrolled in clinical trial)
  • Implantable peripheral neurostimulators