The hand surgery team at Children's provides next-generation care to infants, children, and adolescents from throughout the Upper Midwest. Our goal is to provide your child with the best possible surgery experience.
- Your child's surgery is performed by a team of professionals who specialize in the unique needs of children.
- If necessary, your child's pain is managed by an interdisciplinary pain management team.
- Your child's care includes the latest in surgical techniques, technology, and training.
- Your child's care providers invite you to be part of your child's care team, because you know your child best.
Conditions that may require hand surgery
A wide range of hand surgeries are performed at Children's, including surgeries for:
Congenital hand differences
- Absent digits
- Amniotic band syndrome
- Bent digits
- Extra digits (also called polydactyly)
- Problems related to cerebral palsy or brachial plexus injuries
- Trigger fingers
- Webbed digits (also called syndactyly)
- Wrist problems (Madelung's deformity, radial longitudinal deficiency, ulnar longitudinal deficiency)
- Bite wounds
- Retained foreign bodies
- Broken bones
- Compartment syndromes
- Dislocated joints
- Injuries to soft tissues (tendons, nerves, blood vessels)
- Severe crush injuries
- Nailbed injuries
- Mallet finger (injury to the extensor tendon)
- Rugger-jersey fingers (injury to the flexor tendon)
- If you are a family member looking for a Children's specialist in hand surgery, or pediatric hand surgery requiring anesthesia, please visit Find a doctor.
- If you are a health professional looking for a dental, oral, or maxillofacial consultation or referral information, please call Children's Physician Access at 1-866-755-2121 (toll-free).