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.

Our Hand and Wrist Services Include:

  • Follow-up care and information to help you keep your hands and wrists healthy and pain-free
  • Orthopedic and plastic 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 Services

  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Cubital tunnel syndrome
  • Distal radioulnar joint instability
  • Dupuytren’s contracture
  • Ganglion cysts
  • Hand and upper-arm fractures
  • Hand and wrist arthritis
  • Limb salvage and restoration
  • Nerve compression
  • Trigger finger
  • Tumors of the hand and wrist
  • Upper-arm ligament and tendon injuries
  • Upper-arm nerve injury and repair
  • Vascular disease or circulatory disturbances of the hand

Care Team