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Orthopaedic Limb Loss

Limb loss can affect ability. It doesn't have to affect the quality of your life. From surgery to prosthetics to occupational therapy, our experts work together to ensure that you receive comprehensive, personalized care that is right for you. 

Conditions We Treat

We treat all limb loss-related conditions, including:

  • Neuromas
  • Nerve pain
  • Phantom limb pain
  • Limb function after amputation

Meet Your Care Team

Mihir J. Desai

Mihir J. DesaiMD, MS

    Adult Orthopaedics, Elbow Surgery, Fractures, Hand Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedics, Pediatric Hand Surgery
Jed I. Maslow

Jed I. MaslowMSCI, MD

    Adult Orthopaedics, Hand Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedics

Why Choose Orthopaedic Limb Loss Care at Vanderbilt

  • caduceus, Depth of expertise, excellent outcomes
    Expert surgeons

    Our surgeons are experts in limb salvage and amputation reconstruction. We work with you to create a personalized care plan that meets your unique needs.

  • conference, Team approach, people, staff, partners
    Team approach

    We work together to ensure that you receive the comprehensive care you need. Our team works closely with experts in other medical disciplines including vascular surgeons, trauma surgeons, pain management specialists and occupational therapists to ensure that you receive the most comprehensive care possible. 

  • health, circle, cross, Comprehensive care
    Comprehensive care

    At Vanderbilt Orthopaedics, we have a comprehensive clinic dedicated to caring for amputations and the related pain following limb loss. From surgery to occupational therapy to customized prosthetics, our experts provide personalized care that is right for you. 

  • lightning bolt, Innovation, advanced

    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.

  • boy, child, sports, athletes
    Trusted by athletes

    We are the official health care provider for the Nashville Predators, Nashville Sounds, Nashville Soccer Club and the Vanderbilt University Commodores. 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:

  • Allograft reconstruction surgery
  • Amputation reconstruction
  • Autograft reconstruction surgery
  • Limb reconstruction
  • Physical therapy and rehabilitation
  • Prosthetics
  • Regenerative peripheral nerve interfaces (RPNI)
  • Targeted muscle reinnervation (TMR)


The Orthopaedic Limb Loss Clinic is open on the second Wednesday afternoon each month

Vanderbilt Health Belle Meade
6002 Highway 100
Nashville, TN 37205
Today's hours:7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.