Limb Salvage

Limb salvage surgery can help restore or improve the function and appearance of injured upper and lower limbs. Our specialized team uses advanced research, technologies and techniques to create a treatment plan that is right for you. Our surgeons work closely with orthopaedic surgeons, vascular surgeons and other specialists to ensure that you receive comprehensive care.

Conditions We Treat

We treat all limb conditions, including:

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    Bone tumors
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    Fracture malunion
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    Fracture nonunion
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    Improperly healing limb wounds
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    Limited limb motion
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    Limited limb strength
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    Lower limb fractures
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    Nerve pain

Meet Your Care Team

Salam H. Alkassis
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4.8

Salam H. AlkassisMD

    Acute and Reconstructive Burn Surgery, Cosmetic Plastic Surgery, Gender Affirmation Surgery, Migraine and Occipital Neuralgia Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Reconstructive Plastic Surgery
Stephane A. Braun
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4.7

Stephane A. BraunMD

    Breast Reconstructive Surgery, Cleft Lip and Palate, Pediatric Plastic Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Post Cancer Reconstructive Surgery, Reconstructive Plastic Surgery
Brian C. Drolet
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4.7

Brian C. DroletFACS, MD

    Hand Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
John B. Hill

John B. HillMD

    Fractures, Hand Reconstruction, Hand Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedics, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Reconstructive Microsurgery
Brinkley K. Sandvall

Brinkley K. SandvallBS, MD

    Facial Paralysis, Hand Surgery, Melanoma, Pediatric Hand Surgery, Pediatric Plastic Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Wesley P. Thayer
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4.6

Wesley P. ThayerMD, PhD

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

Why Choose Limb Salvage at Vanderbilt

  • Team approach

    We work together to ensure that you receive the comprehensive care you need. Our team members collaborate with each other, as well as with experts in other medical disciplines, to provide you with individual care that addresses your unique needs.

  • Specialized care

    Our doctors have specialized training in diagnosing and treating limb conditions. We can provide a more accurate diagnosis and the most effective treatment options for you. Often, patients seek us for a second opinion on their diagnosis and treatment plan.

  • Seamless care

    Our team works closely with your primary care doctor and other appropriate healthcare providers to help you transition to rehabilitation or home healthcare. We work with your doctors to create a care plan that meets your unique health goals and needs. 

  • 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.

Location

1301 Medical Center Drive, Suite 3701
Nashville, TN 37232