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Orthopedic Center

Hand Specialists

HAND AND UPPER EXTREMITY SURGERY

St. Mary specializes in reconstructive hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder surgery, tendon surgery, and carpal tunnel surgery, providing university-level care in a community setting.

Orthopedic hand surgeons receive special training in treating problems of the hand and wrist, including arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, trigger finger, tendonitis, fractures, nerve compression and nerve damage, ganglion cysts, athletic injuries, and trauma. Many hand surgeries performed at St. Mary use minimally invasive techniques to promote faster healing and reduce pain.

Services include:

  • Wrist arthroscopies
  • Nerve repairs
  • Tendon transfers
  • Vascular reconstructions
  • Endoscopic carpal tunnel release (ECTR)
  • Elbow and wrist joint replacement.

Hand surgeons are doctors with specialized training to provide comprehensive care for any hand related medical problem. Problems can occur in all age groups and may require anything from repairing traumatic injuries to treating repetitive motion injuries, arthritic conditions and congenital differences.  The goal of a hand surgeon specialisit is to restore the patient's use of the hand, wrist, arm, elbowand shoulder to the greatest degree possible.

 Diseases of the hand are also common, including arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, tendonitis, and many more. Hand surgeons have extensive training above and beyond other physicians to diagnose and treat a wide variety of conditions and all St. Mary Hand

Hand specialists at St. Mary are all Fellowship trained, which carries the highest specialty training possible.

“THE HUMAN HAND IS VERY COMPLEX and it is the integrated and proper functioning of ligaments, tendons, muscles, joints, and bones that allow us to work, play, and function every day. Yet the wrist and hand are vulnerable to injury and ailments that can impact a person’s quality of life.” -- Eon Shin, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon

Meet Our Hand Specialist Team:

Daren Aita, MD.

Edward Armbruster, DO.

David Cautilli, MD.

Neal Chen, MD.

Keith Crivello, MD.

Daniel Fletcher, MD.

Eon Shin, MD.