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Pediatric Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery

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.

Conditions We Treat

We treat all hand and upper extremity conditions, including:

Meet Your Care Team

Brian C. Drolet
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4.9

Brian C. DroletMD, FACS

    Hand Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Izabela A. Galdyn

Izabela A. GaldynMD

    Cleft Lip and Palate, Craniofacial Surgery, Ear Deformities, Facial Paralysis, Pediatric Plastic Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Michael S. Golinko
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4.8

Michael S. GolinkoBS, MD

    Cleft Lip and Palate, Craniofacial Surgery, Maxillofacial Surgery, Pediatric Plastic Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Reconstructive Plastic Surgery
John B. Hill
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4.8

John B. HillMD

    Fractures, Hand Reconstruction, Hand Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedics, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Reconstructive Microsurgery
Morgan L. Kane

Morgan L. KaneOT

    Occupational Therapy
Wesley P. Thayer
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4.7

Wesley P. ThayerMD, PhD

    Acute and Reconstructive Burn, Aesthetics, Burn, Cosmetic Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Hand and Upper Extremity Program

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    Experienced care

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

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    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.

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    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.

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