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Hand, Wrist & Elbow

Conditions of the hand, wrist and elbow, whether temporary or chronic, can make ordinary activities such as driving a car or typing at your computer painful. Self-care and medication can alleviate some pain, but for persistent injuries or conditions, you’ll want to see an orthopedic specialist. The orthopedic specialists at Virginia Mason Franciscan Health are here to help.

Care you can trust

Maintaining the pain-free use of our hands, wrists and elbows is essential to daily activities. That’s why the orthopedic surgeons at Virginia Mason Franciscan Health have completed specialized training and/or advanced certifications in hand and wrist surgery, offering you excellent clinical care. From arthritis and carpal tunnel syndrome to fractures and injuries, our musculoskeletal specialists are committed to helping restore complex anatomy and function so you can return quickly to living the life you love.

The Center for Hand Surgery

The Center for Hand Surgery offers centralized, comprehensive care by fellowship-trained specialists in the treatment of the hand, wrist, forearm and elbow, including carpal tunnel syndrome and Dupuytren's contracture. We also specialize in treating congenital deformities of the hand, arthritis, tendonitis, and specific conditions affecting the elbow and thumb.

The highly trained hand surgeons at Virginia Mason Franciscan Health have excellent surgical outcomes with very low complication rates. Some of the hand, wrist and elbow conditions we diagnose and treat include: 

  • Arthritis
  • Bicep rupture
  • Bursitis (olecranon)
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Clavicle fractures
  • Cubital tunnel
  • Cysts/masses
  • Dislocations
  • Dupuytren's disease
  • Elbow tendonitis
  • Fractures: hand, wrist and arm
  • Rotator cuff tears
  • Shoulder arthritis and injuries
  • Tendon tears/injuries
  • Tricep rupture
  • Trigger fingers
  • Ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) injury

Resources and FAQ

We take pride in answering your questions and providing them with the resources and FAQ they need to better understand their condition.