Hand and Upper Extremity

Dramatic advances have been made in recent years in treating patients with hand injuries, degenerative disorders and birth defects of the hand.

The Hand Surgery Program specializes in improving the function and appearance of hands that have been injured, have birth defects or degenerative disorders. Treatments offered through this program range from surgery to skin grafting to transplantation.

This content is designed to give you a basic understanding of the most common hand problems: what they are, what plastic surgeons can do for them, and the results you can expect. It can't answer all of your questions, since each problem is unique and a great deal depends on your individual circumstances. So it's important that you speak with your doctor about any questions you might have or may not fully understand. Our healthcare team is here to work with you in your recovery.