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Hand surgery is a subspecialty of orthopedic surgery. Hand surgery mainly deals with the hand, wrist, and forearm. Occasionally it deals with problems of the elbow and shoulder. The medical doctor that performs hand surgery is known as a hand surgeon.
A hand surgeon is an orthopedic, plastic, or general surgeon with specialty training in surgery of the hand, wrist, forearm, elbow, and shoulder. Hand surgeons treat and surgically repair a variety of conditions. These conditions range from arthritis, carpal tunnel, fractures, dislocations, and nerve entrapment, to name a few.