Hand and Upper Extremity Care

At Vanderbilt University Medical Center, we offer comprehensive care for all conditions affecting your hands, wrists and elbows. Our specialists provide a range of treatments, from nonsurgical therapies to complex surgeries. We help restore the function of your hands and upper extremities so you can get back to your normal routine.

Conditions We Treat

We treat all hand and upper extremity conditions, including:

Meet Your Care Team

Mihir J. Desai
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4.9

Mihir J. DesaiMD, MS

    Adult Orthopaedics, Fractures, Hand Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedics, Pediatric Hand Surgery
Brian C. Drolet
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Brian C. DroletMD, FACS

    Hand Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Daniel W. Enroth
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4.7

Daniel W. EnrothACNP, BSN, MSN, RN

    Orthopaedics
John B. Hill

John B. HillMD

    Fractures, Hand Reconstruction, Hand Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedics, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Reconstructive Microsurgery
Donald H. Lee
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Donald H. LeeMD

    Adult Orthopaedics, Hand Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedics, Shoulder Surgery
Jed I. Maslow

Jed I. MaslowMD, BS, MSCI

    Adult Orthopaedics, Hand Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedics

Why Choose Hand and Upper Extremity Care at Vanderbilt

  • Knowledge and experience

    Our surgeons have extensive experience performing a wide range of complex surgeries, including microvascular surgery. We are the only specialists in the state trained to perform nerve reconstruction for complex brachial plexus and peripheral nerve injuries. 

  • Team approach

    We work together to ensure you receive the comprehensive care you need. Our plastic and orthopaedic surgeons, orthopaedists, occupational therapists and rehabilitation specialists work together to develop a personalized care plan to meet your unique needs.

  • Comprehensive care

    Our doctors have advanced training to diagnose and treat all hand and upper extremity conditions, from the common to the most complex. This means we can offer you effective care that is appropriate to your needs.

  • Convenient care

    As part of the only Level 1 Trauma Center in Middle Tennessee, we are the only on-call hand surgeons in the region who offer emergency hand care, including replantation of injured digits and hands. The Vanderbilt Orthopaedic Injury Clinic also offers walk-in care Monday – Saturday. This means you have access to care when you need it.

  • Innovation

    Our researchers are dedicated to developing new and more effective approaches to care. We not only apply the latest research, but also pioneer some of the latest innovations. You may have access to treatments before they are widely available.

  • Trusted by athletes

    We are the official healthcare provider for the Nashville Predators, Nashville Sounds, Nashville Soccer Club, Vanderbilt University Commodores, Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association and Tennessee State Soccer Association. You can expect the same level of care we provide these top athletes.

Tests, Treatments and Services

We offer a full range of tests, treatments and services, including:

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    Braces
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    Brachial plexus surgery
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    Blood vessel reconstruction
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    Bone grafting
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    Bone reconstruction
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    Casts
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    CT scan
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    Dupuytren’s disease surgery

Locations (6)

If you need care right away, the Vanderbilt Orthopaedic Injury Clinic offers walk-in care Monday Saturday. See hours below. 

1215 21st Ave. S., Suite 4200
Nashville, TN 37232
206 Bedford Way
Franklin, TN 37064
Today's hours:8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
5002 Crossings Circle, Suite 230
Mount Juliet, TN 37122
1301 Medical Center Drive, Suite 3701
Nashville, TN 37232