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Hand and Wrist

For appointments, call (314) 514-3500.

The Washington University Orthopedics hand and wrist specialists provide a comprehensive evaluation and customized treatment plan for each patient. We believe in treating patients in the most optimal setting, with the majority of surgical procedures for hand and wrist performed on an outpatient basis.

Our physicians specialize in microsurgery and reconstructive surgery of the hand and wrist, are adept at reconstruction of both congenital and acquired hand deformities. In addition, we use vascularized growth plate transplants for the restoration of growth to children's limbs traumatized by injury, infection or cancer surgery.

Services include the treatment of:
  • Arthritis of the thumb, hand, or wrist
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome, cubital tunnel syndrome, radial tunnel syndrome
  • Congenital pediatric hand deformities
  • Dupuytren’s Contracture
  • Fractures and dislocations of wrist, hand, distal radius, and distal ulna
  • Ganglion cysts and tumors of the hand and wrist
  • Hand problems resulting from stroke, cerebral palsy, or spinal cord injury
  • Infections
  • Sports-related injuries of the elbow, hand or wrist
  • Tendon, nerve and blood vessel injuries – replantation surgery
  • Tendonitis of hand, wrist or elbow
  • Thumb injuries and pain
  • Trigger finger
  • Vascular disease or circulatory disturbances in the hand
  • Work related injuries and conditions