Pediatric Hand and Upper Extremity Program

The Pediatric Hand and Upper Extremity Program at Children’s Hospital offers diagnosis, treatment, and comprehensive patient-centered care for infants, children and adolescents. We treat congenital hand and upper extremity differences as well as acquired hand conditions from trauma, tumors, infection and athletic injuries.

We accept referrals from providers, or you can contact us directly to schedule an appointment. Call (615) 322-8777 or fax a referral to (615) 875-1731.

Conditions We Treat

We treat all hand and upper extremity injuries, wounds, pain, bumps and masses at our clinic, whether congenital or acquired.

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    Amniotic bands/constriction rings
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    Apert hand
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    Arm weakness
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    Benign lesions
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    Brachydactyly
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    Burns
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    Camptodactyly

Meet Your Care Team

Brinkley K. Sandvall

Brinkley K. SandvallBS, MD

    Hand Surgery, Melanoma, Pediatric Hand Surgery, Pediatric Plastic Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, Sarcoma

Hand and Upper Extremity Program

  • Experienced care

    Our program features a double fellowship-trained doctor in pediatric hand surgery, upper extremity surgery and reconstructive microsurgery.

  • Team approach

    We use a team approach to care, working closely with our Pediatric Plastic Surgery program, our Brachial Plexus and Nerve Clinic, our Vascular Anomalies Clinic and The Fetal Center. Your child and family have access to a wealth of specialists in Neurosurgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, General Surgery, Urology, Otolaryngology, Rehabilitation, Obstetrics at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and other areas. We work together to offer the best care according to your child’s specific needs.

  • Full range of services

    Whether your child’s condition is congenital, neuromuscular, sports-related, soft tissue and microvascular, traumatic or tumor-related, we have the expertise to care for you.