Fletcher Allen, a Vermont university hospital and medical center, serves all of
Vermont and the northern New York region. Located in Burlington, Fletcher Allen is a regional, academic healthcare center and teaching hospital in alliance with the University of Vermont.
Hand Surgery And Therapy
- Orthopedic Specialty Center
- 192 Tilley Drive
South Burlington, VT 05403
- Phone: 888-401-HAND
- Fax: 802-847-1745
- Monday-Friday, 8 AM-5 PM
At Fletcher Allen Orthopedics, we believe that your life is in your hands. If you are experiencing hand pain, you need the care of experienced hand specialists. Fletcher Allen Orthopedic Specialty Center is a unique resource for anyone with hand, finger and wrist pain. We are proud to serve the population of New England and northern New York.
Hand Pain: Expert Care
Our hand surgery and hand therapy team is the most experienced team in the region. We offer a wide variety of treatment options, ranging from hand therapy and rehabilitation to advanced minimally invasive surgical methods.
Hand Specialists: Meet Fletcher Allen's Hand Surgeons
Fletcher Allen's team includes knowledgeable and caring board-certified hand surgeons and experienced nurses. Our four University of Burlington, Vermont (UVM) Medical Group hand surgeons are fellowship-trained and board certified with a Certificate of Added Qualifications (CAQ) in Surgery of the Hand. This means you are receiving advanced orthopedic care from surgeons specializing in hand surgery at Burlington, Vermont's only academic medical center.
Fletcher Allen hand surgeons will work with you to evaluate your condition and to determine what treatment best fits your goals and your lifestyle.
Hand and Wrist Pain: Conditions We Treat
At Fletcher Allen, we understand the pain and frustration a hand injury can cause. Our goal is to get you back to doing the things you love and enjoying a healthy, active life—pain free. Our skilled team has years of experience treating hand injuries. Some of the hand injuries we treat include:
- Acute hand injuries (fractures and sprains)
- Lacerations requiring stitches or microsurgery
- Tendon inflammation (tendonitis)
- Arthritis and arthritic joint pain (osteoarthritis)
- Nerve compression (carpal tunnel syndrome)
- Congenital problems, growths or tumors (like Dupuytren’s disease
- Reconstruction of old injuries
Hand and Wrist Therapy at Fletcher Allen
In-depth hand rehab therapy
Minimally invasive outpatient surgery
Hand Therapists at Fletcher Allen
Microscopic nerve repair
Hand and finger reattachments
Hand Therapy at Fletcher Allen: Centralized Care
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
Our hand surgeons and therapists are all located at the Orthopedic Specialty Center. To learn more about our Orthopedic Specialty Center, watch this virtual tour video.
Hand Therapy: What to Expect
To create your individualized treatment plan, our hand therapists will first perform a comprehensive evaluation. Then, based on the evaluation and your input, we will develop a treatment plan that works for you.
Our hand therapists have experience working with different types of hand injuries and pain. Whether you had hand surgery or you suffer from chronic hand pain and arthritis, our hand therapists can find a treatment plan that’s right for you.
Your individual treatment plan may include therapies to:
Increase range of motion and flexibility
Increase strength and function
Manage acute and chronic pain
Promote healing, surgical repair and wound desensitization
Continue therapy treatment plan at home
Learn More about Hand Surgery at Fletcher Allen
To schedule an appointment with one of our Hand Specialists at Fletcher Allen, please call 1-888-401-HAND or request an appointment online.
You may also arrange an appointment with a Fletcher Allen hand surgeon for an evaluation, consultation or second opinion with a referral from a primary care physician, another specialist such as a physiatrist, from self-referral or in follow-up from an emergency room visit. To arrange a hand therapy appointment, you need a referral from a hand surgeon.
If available, please bring any medical health records or diagnostic studies (X-rays, CT scans, MRI, EMG/NCS). This will assist our hand specialty team in developing a comprehensive plan of care for you. Please note that financial coverage for evaluation and treatment are subject to the conditions of your particular insurance policy.
For questions and other inquiries, please call Fletcher Allen Orthopedics at (802) 847-6000.