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As the oldest hand surgery practice in the country, Northwestern Medicine Center for Surgery of the Hand and Reconstructive Microsurgery has a long tradition of providing care of the highest quality. We are committed to working with you to achieve your goals of recovery.

One or more of our surgeons will be responsible for your care. Your treatment may also involve one of our highly trained and compassionate occupational therapists. We are proud to say that our doctors also care for many of Chicago’s top sports teams, as well as Northwestern University athletes.

Appointments and Expert Second Opinions

To schedule an appointment with Center for Surgery of the Hand, call 312.337.6960.

Meet the Team

Northwestern Medicine Center for Surgery of the Hand and Reconstructive Microsurgery is the oldest hand surgery practice in the country. Our doctors have played a pivotal role in the history of hand surgery in the United States and abroad, and were among the first “modern” surgeons to carefully treat hand injuries.

Conditions Treated

  • Arterial Injuries
  • Arthritis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • De Quervain's Stenosing Tenosynovitis
  • Dislocations
  • Dupuytren's Disease
  • First Dorsal Compartment Tendinitis
  • Fractures
  • Frozen Shoulder
  • Ganglion Cysts
  • Golfer's Elbow
  • Impingement
  • Injuries
  • Joint Contractures
  • Lacerations
  • Lipomas
  • Mucous Cysts
  • Nerve Compression
  • Nerve Injuries
  • Other Masses
  • Post Traumatic Joint Contracture
  • Repetitive Stress Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Problems
  • Skier's Thumb
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains
  • Tendinitis
  • Tendon and Muscle Injuries
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Thumb
  • Tumors Upper Extremity (soft tissue and bone)

Areas of Expertise

We offer both operative and non–operative care for diseases and injuries to the hand and upper extremity, including:

  • Hand surgery
  • Shoulder surgery
  • Wrist surgery
  • Carpal tunnel
  • Ganglion cysts
  • Fingertip injuries
  • Hand fractures
  • Tendon injuries
  • Arthritis

When surgery is required, we offer minimally invasive techniques to help you get back to your active lifestyle as soon as possible, including:

  • Endoscopy
  • Arthroscopy
  • Microsurgery
  • Laser assisted arthroscopy