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Hand, Elbow, and Shoulder Services at UPMC

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From the most common hand, elbow, and shoulder ailments to never-before-seen procedures, UPMC Orthopaedic Care is working to transform the way the world looks at medicine.

Our cutting-edge research opens up endless treatment possibilities. It’s little wonder the department is the starting ground for doctors and scientists from around the world, many of whom stay within the UPMC network.

Contact Us to Schedule an Appointment

To schedule an appointment with one of our orthopaedic experts or ask a question about hand, elbow, and shoulder services, complete a form online or call 1-866-987-6784.

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Hand, Elbow, and Shoulder Services

A complete treatment plan means we provide care and follow your progress from start to finish.

This plan not only involves your surgeon from UPMC Orthopaedic Care, but a whole network of other subspecialists, rehab staff, and home care support.

Hand, elbow, and shoulder treatments

We offer many surgical options to treat hand, elbow, and shoulder conditions.

Treatment options include:

  • Arthroplasty surgery — to replace or reconstruct a joint in the hand, elbow, or shoulder.
  • Arthroscopic surgery — minimally invasive surgery to repair a joint.
  • Carpal tunnel release — surgical treatment for carpal tunnel syndrome.
  • CMC surgery
  • Cubital tunnel release surgical treatment for cubital tunnel syndrome.
  • Endoscopic surgery minimally invasive option for hand, elbow, and shoulder problems.
  • Joint contracture release
  • Joint replacement — includes radial head arthroplasty.
  • Ligament reconstruction surgery includes Tommy John surgery.
  • Microsurgery
  • Microvascular surgery to reconstruct delicate blood vessels and nerves in the hand, elbow, or shoulder.
  • Nerve decompression
  • Nerve grafts — to replace or bridge part of an injured nerve using part of a healthy nerve.
  • Nerve repair
  • Osteo surgery — to remove or add a wedge of bone.
  • Tendon repair
  • Treatment of failed previous surgeries — corrections and revisions to prior hand, elbow, or shoulder surgeries.

Hand, Elbow, and Shoulder Conditions We Treat

From sports and everyday injuries to the most severe cases of hand, elbow, or shoulder trauma, we treat them all at UPMC Orthopaedic Care.

Hand and finger conditions

Elbow conditions

Shoulder conditions

Wrist conditions

Nerve conditions

Hand, Elbow, and Shoulder Doctors and Surgeons at UPMC

Our expert search can help you find a hand, elbow, and shoulder doctor who’s right for you. You can easily search by office location and subspecialty, including:

  • Elbow surgery
  • Finger(s) surgery
  • Hand surgery
  • Hand, wrist, and/or upper extremity surgery
  • Shoulder surgery
  • Wrist surgery
  • Arthroscopic wrist surgery