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Hand and wrist conditions or injuries can vary dramatically in their severity and in the impact they have on a patient's daily life. At the University of Chicago Medicine, our highly skilled plastic surgeons are dedicated to finding a treatment strategy that best restores function and form to your hands. We specialize in a broad scope of hand and wrist conditions, including congenital hand malformations, arthritis and rheumatologic disorders, nerve dysfunction and traumatic hand injuries. Our goal is to provide the best possible outcome for our patients and improve their overall quality of life.
The hand is composed of many different bones, ligaments, muscles, tendons and nerves that work together to allow for a wide range of movement, strength and fine dexterity.
As leaders in the field of hand surgery, our physicians are expertly trained to treat conditions affecting any aspect of the hand and upper extremity. We welcome referrals for complex cases and second opinions.
Whether your condition is the result of a recent injury, due to wear and tear over time, or your child is born with a congenital deformity, our reconstructive hand surgeons will work with you to determine a treatment option that will restore optimal function to your or your child’s hand. We specialize in the following procedures: