UVA Hand Center
Hand Center: Coordinated Care
Arm pain? Hurt wrist? Sports injuries? Our doctors include specialists in orthopedics and plastic surgery trained to treat injuries and diseases of the hand, wrist, forearm and elbow in patients of all ages.
The UVA Hand Center is the:
- Only one of its kind in Virginia
- Most comprehensive hand and upper-extremity care and expertise in the area
Find out how we collaborate with neurosurgeons, oncologists and pediatric specialists to give you the most personalized treatment plan available for your hand, arm or shoulder condition.
Born Without Thumbs
What would you do if your baby was born without thumbs?
Connor's family felt lucky to be referred to the UVA Hand Center to find answers.
Watch this video to find out how Bobby Chhabra, MD, created thumbs for this boy.
If you have lost one or more fingers, we offer prosthetic fingers that are made to look and act like your own hand. Find out more about the amazing technology of i-limb digits™.
Tennis Elbow: A Personal Choice
For Lisa Green, having a torn ligament in her elbow was painful on several levels. Not being able to play with her kids or work in her yard required more patience than she had. Green faced a difficult choice: Put her arm in a brace and hope the joint would repair itself or have surgery and sit through a six-week recovery?
Saving Your Fingers and Hands
But she doesn't always have to operate. Find out about a new treatment for the disabling Dupuytren’s contracture, which Deal treated with a simple injection.
Meet the Man Behind the Dream
Bobby Chhabra, MD, had a dream, and when it came true, it was the UVA Hand Center. This one-stop shop for anything related to the arm offers comprehensive care unlike anything else you'll find in the region.
Did you know? Even every day activities can pose problems that require care, like:
- Using a Blackberry or video game
- Doing yoga
Meet Chhabra as he explains how his team of specialists can help you continue to do what you love and how the UVA Hand Center came to be.