The Hand Center at NYU Langone Medical Center

The Hand Center was established by the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery to provide seamless comprehensive care for conditions of the upper extremity from shoulder to fingertip. Our board-certified and fellowship-trained hand and upper extremity specialists evaluate and treat thousands of patients each year from infants to older patients.

Conveniently located on the main NYU Langone Medical Center campus, the Hand Center is situated close to the Department’s primary facilities: the Center for Musculoskeletal Care (including the Outpatient Surgery Center) and the Hospital for Joint Diseases.

Our specialists are available to diagnose and treat the entire spectrum of upper extremity conditions, whether a patient needs reconstructive hand surgery, minimally invasive arthroscopic wrist or shoulder surgery, or simply an evaluation and non-operative treatment, our specialists are available to diagnose and treat the entire spectrum of upper extremity conditions.

Conditions We Treat

  • Acute traumatic upper extremity injuries
  • Sports related injuries
  • Minimally Invasive Hand Surgery
  • Reconstruction for chronic post-traumatic problems (such as tendon transfers for nerve palsies)
  • Sports related injuries, often utilizing state of the art arthroscopic surgery of the upper extremity
  • Fractures and dislocations of the entire upper extremity including: fingers, hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder
  • Lacerations of tendons, nerves and arteries
  • Dupuytren's contracture, including injection of collagenase
  • Treatment of Dupuytren's contracture including injection of collagenase
  • Ligament injuries (such as collateral ligament injuries of the thumb/fingers, scapholunate ligament injuries of the wrist, and collateral ligament injuries of the elbow)
  • Arthritic conditions of the upper extremity, including osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis and gout
  • Joint replacements (including small finger joints and elbow joints)
  • Nerve compressions (such as carpal or cubital tunnel syndrome)
  • Acquired conditions (such as trigger fingers, Dequervains, and other tendinitis)
  • Hand tumors and tumor like masses such as ganglions
  • Dupuytrens Disease
  • Congenital deformities (such as syndactyly and polydactyly)

Procedures We Perform

  • Minimally invasive hand surgery
  • Reconstruction for chronic post-traumatic problems, such as tendon transfers for nerve palsies
  • State-of-the-art arthroscopic surgery of upper extremities
  • Joint replacements, including small finger joints and elbow joints

Our Physicians

Contact Us

The Hand Center at NYU Langone Medical Center
1-855-NYU-Hand
530 First Avenue, Suite 8U
New York, NY 10016

To request an appointment online please contact us through our Appointment page.