Hand and Upper Extremity

Consistently ranked among San Diego's top doctors and a care provider for the San Diego Padres, the orthopedic hand surgery specialists at UC San Diego Health are skilled in restoring function and eliminating pain in the hand and upper extremity, including the wrist, elbow and shoulder.

Our hand surgery specialists are involved in every aspect of your care, from diagnosis, to treatment and rehabilitation, or when necessary, surgery.

We have expertise in treating various conditions that affect the hand and upper extremity, including:

  • Carpal bone injuries
  • Nerve compression syndromes (neuropathy/nerve injury)
  • Arthritis-related stiffness
  • Dislocations of the hand or wrist
  • Congenital disorders

Learn more about all of the conditions treated by our orthopedic hand surgeons.

Experts in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery

Our surgeons have extensive training in common and complex techniques to repair injured hands, wrists, elbows and shoulders, including tendon transfers, microsurgery, and minimally invasive surgical procedures. The only academic medical center in the region, we are committed to finding new, more effective therapies to treat all types of conditions that affect the hands and upper limbs.

Learn more about the surgical procedures we specialize in.

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