Hand and Upper Extremity

Divisional Photo of the UVA Orthopaedic Hand and Upper Extremity Division

Hand Center

The Surgery That Gave a Boy Thumbs

The University of Virginia Hand Division

The University of Virginia Hand Division is a comprehensive multifaceted medical facility dedicated to the care of the hand and upper extremity.  Located in Charlottesville, Virginia, the UVA Hand Center is a unique collaboration between the Departments of Orthopaedic and Plastic Surgery.  We specialize in all disorders of the hand, wrist, and elbow and treat a wide spectrum of disorders  from carpal  tunnel syndrome and arthritis to complex fractures, sports injuries, neurovascular injuries, and congenital hand differences. We have a skilled team of clinical assistants, nurses, physician assistants, and surgeons who are specialized in caring for disorders of the hand and upper extremity and who will provide a team approach to your care.

Our center is equipped with an onsite radiology suite which is staffed with radiologists who specialize in musculoskeletal imaging, diagnostic studies, and interventional  procedures. Our center also works in collaboration with HealthSouth Therapy Services who provide a certified hand and upper extremity therapist in every clinic to customize your rehabilitation. Our team approach is unique and provides you with access to professionally trained specialists in multiple areas of healthcare all at one location.


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