Hand and Wrist

University of Iowa Health Care's hand and wrist clinic has a long tradition of patient care supported by research to ensure that our surgeons are always using updated techniques. As part of Iowa’s only nationally ranked hospital, our physicians address a wide range of conditions involving the hand and wrist, from primary carpal tunnel surgery to more complex surgeries such as wrist replacement, hand reconstruction, and replantation.

Our hand and wrist team is committed to providing personalized care aimed at relieving your pain and restoring function so you can get back to living your normal life again.

Same-day, Next-day Access to our Hand and Wrist Services:

  • Follow-up care and information to help you keep your hands and wrists healthy and pain-free
  • Orthopedic specialists with expertise in conditions that affect hand and wrist function and the surgeries to correct them
  • The latest technologies and diagnostic approaches
  • Treatments and therapies tailored just for you

Hand and Wrist Conditions and Treatment

  • Brachial plexus injury
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Cerebral palsy upper extremity
  • Congenital hand
  • Cubital tunnel syndrome
  • Distal radioulnar joint instability
  • Dupuytren’s contracture
  • Ganglion cysts
  • Hand and upper-arm fractures
  • Hand and wrist arthritis
  • Hand trauma and replantation
  • Hypoplastic thumb
  • Ligament and tendon injuries
  • Nerve compression
  • Nerve injury and repair
  • Scapholunate ligament injury
  • Syndactyly
  • Thumb duplication
  • Trigger finger
  • Tumors of the hand and wrist
  • Vascular disease or circulatory disturbances of the hand
  • Wrist fracture
  • Wrist replacement

Care Team