Hand & Microsurgery
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Your hands touch every aspect of your life. You can trust that you'll receive only the highest level of care with our hand specialists. We treat all conditions of the hand, wrist, elbow and forearm in patients of all ages. We treat the simplest to the most complex conditions and provide a comprehensive evaluation and treatment plan.
We also offer a Multidisciplinary Complex Nerve Clinic that is dedicated to the treatment of patients with nerve injuries.
We strongly believe in treating patients in the most optimal setting. In collaboration with Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis Children’s Hospital and Progress West Hospital, we have the ability to offer comprehensive services through either inpatient (hospital-based) or outpatient care at numerous locations across the St. Louis area. The vast majority of surgical procedures for hand and wrist problems are performed on an outpatient basis.
Replantation surgery, total joint replacement of the wrist and hand, flap coverage for soft tissue loss, and surgery to correct children’s deformities usually require a short stay in the hospital. Rehabilitation services are readily available in both inpatient and outpatient settings and focus on pain relief, mobility, and improved function.
Jessica Hammack - Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
Jessica was thrilled when she was recruited to play softball for Parkland College in Champaign, IL. However, daily practices began taking a toll on Jessica's hand and arm. She began to feel a snapping sensation near her elbow, and a numbness in her hand, causing it to become ice cold to the touch. She was diagnosed with cubital tunnel syndrome, and surgical treatment was recommended.
Read Jessica's story
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