Vanderbilt Bone & Joint / Hand and Upper Extremity

Hand and Upper Extremity

At Vanderbilt Bone & Joint, orthopaedic hand specialists provide advanced care for a full range of conditions that affect your hands, wrists and elbows.

Our experienced team of doctors offer comprehensive care ranging from nonsurgical treatments to complex surgeries — with excellent outcomes. We focus solely on restoring function to your hands, wrists or elbows, so you can get back to your regular routine. 

Hand and Upper Extremity: Why Choose Vanderbilt Bone & Joint

  • A highly skilled, experienced team: Our team of board-certified hand surgeons perform more than 2,000 surgeries each year. We are the only specialists in the state trained to perform nerve reconstruction for complex brachial plexus and peripheral nerve injuries.
  • Patient-centered care: We collaborate with our certified hand and occupational therapists to develop a personalized care plan to meet your unique needs.
  • Convenient appointments: You can often make a same-day or next-day appointment at one of our Vanderbilt Bone & Joint locations. During your appointment, we can also consult with other orthopaedic specialists about issues affecting another part of your body.
  • Expert second opinions: Our team provides second opinions to help you make educated and confident decisions about your care. We take your medical history, diagnostic tests, treatments and personal preferences into account to provide you with an informed opinion.
  • Trusted by professional and college athletes: We are the official healthcare provider for the Nashville Predators, the Nashville Sounds, Nashville Soccer Club, Vanderbilt athletics and the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association. You can expect to receive the same level of care we provide to our professional and collegiate athletes.

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  • Convenient locations: Our doctors offer hand and upper extremity care in Franklin and Spring Hill, where you’ll find the same level of high-quality care you expect from Vanderbilt. And because injuries happen when you least expect them, you can walk in to Vanderbilt Bone & Joint without an appointment for prompt and urgent care.
  • Advancing research and treatments: Vanderbilt is at the forefront of orthopaedic hand and upper extremity research. Our research into new and better hand treatments has been featured in the top orthopedic medical journals, and our doctors serve in local and national organizations devoted to advancing hand care. Our dedication to research gives you access to proven treatment options before they are widely available.

Our doctors are trained to care for a wide range of problems that affect the hand, wrist and elbow, including:

  • Arthritis
  • Brachial plexus injury
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Congenital deformities
  • DeQuervain's tendonitis
  • Dupuytren's contractures
  • Fractures (broken bones)
  • Ganglion cysts
  • Kienböck's disease
  • Nerve injuries
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Sports injuries
  • Tendon injuries
  • Work-related injuries
  • Braces
  • Brachial plexus reconstruction
  • Casts
  • Elbow reconstruction
  • Hand reconstruction
  • Injections
  • Nerve reconstruction
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
  • Microvascular surgery and replantation
  • Peripheral nerve surgery
  • Physical therapy
  • Shoulder reconstruction
  • Tendon transfer surgery
  • Thumb ligament reconstruction
  • Wrist reconstruction
  • Wrist arthroscopy


Vanderbilt Bone & Joint Franklin
206 Bedford Way
Franklin, TN 37064
(615) 790-3290
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Vanderbilt Bone & Joint in Franklin offers walk-in care Monday-Saturday for injuries or conditions that require immediate attention. Walk-in care is available from 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. on Fridays and 8 a.m.-12 p.m. on Saturdays. 

Vanderbilt Bone & Joint Surgery Center
225 Bedford Way
Franklin, TN 37064
(615) 599-3883
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Hand and Upper Extremity Care Team

For Referring Physicians

To schedule a patient for an appointment with one of our doctors, call (615) 790-3290.

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