Upstate Orthopedics

(315) 464-4472
Specializing In Everything Orthopedic

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Talented Wrist and Hand Surgeons in Syracuse

Your hands are critical for going about your normal daily activities of living. To accomplish daily tasks it is essential that all elements of the hand, wrist and elbow work together to optimize overall function. Your hands are capable of doing the most delicate of tasks such as threading a needle or playing the piano to being capable of offering a hearty handshake or using a power tool. Any acute injury or onset of disease may interfere with the elements of the hand, wrist and elbow causing a loss of use, discomfort or pain. If wrist or hand pain is getting in your way, the specialists at Upstate Orthopedics can help by scheduling you to see a talented hand surgeon. Syracuse-based Upstate Orthopedics has fellowship trained hand, wrist and shoulder surgeons that are highly skilled in this specialty area of orthopedic medicine.

Our surgeons are experts in all aspects for the treatment of the hand and wrist, including reconstruction, fractures, trauma related injuries, arthritis, and repetitive motion conditions. After careful diagnosis and assessment, our hand and wrist specialists at Upstate Orthopedics in Syracuse, NY will recommend a treatment plan that is best suited for each patient’s needs.

Hand and wrist symptoms can include anything from tingling, numbness, pain, swelling, and even stiffness. Using the latest diagnostic testing such as X-Rays, Nerve Conduction Studies, MRI’s, or Electromyograms (EMG), our hand specialists will expertly identify the cause of the pain.

The specialists at Upstate Orthopedics in East Syracuse are board certified and fellowship-trained in the diagnosis and treatment of the hand, wrist and elbow problems. Our surgeons are specialized in the treatment of the following wrist and hand concerns:

  • Fractures
  • Sprains and Ligament Tears
  • Tendon Lacerations or Ruptures
  • Wrist & Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Joint Replacement and Reconstruction (Hand, Wrist and Elbow)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoarthritis and Traumatic Arthritis
  • Congenital Hand Deformities
  • Peripheral Nerve Compression (Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Cubital Tunnel Syndrome)
  • Replantation and Free Tissue Transfer

To learn more about how our hand or wrist surgeon can help you, visit the resource links at the bottom of the page. These sites will be helpful in providing more in-depth information on your particular issue or concern. When in need of a hand surgeon, Syracuse and Onondaga County residents can count on Upstate Orthopedics to provide the right one. Contact our office at 315-464-8600 for an appointment with our board-certified hand surgeon.

Our wrist and hand specialists:

Ryan Bowser, PA

(315) 464-8607

Brian Harley, MD

(315) 464-8632

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Jon Loftus, MD

(315) 464-8633

Joshua Pletka, MD

(315) 464-8635

Kevin Setter, MD

(315) 464-8634

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Carmelita Woods, NP

(315) 464-8607

Wrist & Hand Surgery Resources for Patients: