Hand & Wrist

Hand Surgery Program

The Department of Plastic Surgery at UPMC offers comprehensive skeletal and soft tissue treatment for hand and wrist conditions. We provide world-class expertise in the plastic surgical and orthopaedic treatment of hand and wrist disorders in a hospital setting patients know and trust.

Conditions We Treat

We provide comprehensive care for the upper extremity, including treatments for:

  • Nerve compression syndromes
  • Carpal tunnel
  • Cubital tunnel
  • Trigger fingers
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Degenerative arthritis
  • Cysts and tumors
  • Dupytren’s contracture
  • Congenital differences
  • Vasospastic disorders
  • Wrist pain
  • Tendonitis

We treat all traumatic injuries in the hand, wrist, and forearm, including:

  • Fractures
  • Tendon injuries
  • Ligament strains and dislocations
  • Blood vessel and nerve injuries
  • Burns
  • Amputated digits and limbs

Our Hand and Wrist Experts

Our team of specialists in hand surgery provides comprehensive adult and pediatric services at our locations in the Oakland area of Pittsburgh and suburbs. As faculty at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, our physicians are leaders in utilizing innovative surgical techniques and treatments for hand and wrist injuries and disorders.

  • Alexander M. Spiess, MD
  • Jignesh Unadkat, MD

The UPMC Mercy Center for Nerve Disorder

For patients who are suffering from nerve disorders that affect the hand and wrist, the experts at the UPMC Mercy Center for Nerve Disorder are able to provide comprehensive care that includes the most advanced treatment options.

Contact Us

We look forward to the privilege of providing you with the highest quality care. To schedule an appointment, please call 412-648-9670.