Hand and Upper Extremity

UC San Diego Health System offers comprehensive services to restore function and eliminate pain in the hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder.

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After diagnosing your condition, we will recommend a course of treatment and rehabilitation or, when necessary, perform surgery. Our surgical team provides expertise in upper extremity injuries, microvascular reconstruction, neuromuscular disorders of the upper extremity, congenital deformities, and wrist, elbow and shoulder arthroscopy, replacement and reconstruction.

Our orthopedic surgeons are board certified, have extensive fellowship training in hand and upper extremity conditions, and are consistently listed among San Diego’s “Top Doctors.” The team includes certified hand therapists who provide an additional critical component to treatment and recovery.

Video Resources

Dr. Reid Abrams discusses common hand injuries such as carpal tunnel syndrome.

Dr. Matthew Meunier discusses shoulder injuries and treatment options.

For more videos, go to Patient Resources and click on the "Videos" tab.

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