UVA Hand Center

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UVA Hand Center


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The University of Virginia Hand Center is a comprehensive, multifaceted Medical Facility dedicated to the care of the hand and upper extremity.  We specialize in all disorders of the hand, wrist, and elbow and treat a wide spectrum of disorders from carpal tunnel syndrome and arthritis to complex fractures, sports injuries, neurovascular injuries, and congenital hand differences.

We have a skilled team of Surgeons, Physician Assistants, Nurses and Clinical Assistants who are specialized in caring for disorders of the hand and upper extremity and who will provide a team approach to your care. Our center is equipped with an onsite radiology suite which is staffed with radiologists who specialize in musculoskeletal imaging, diagnostic studies, and interventional procedures.


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Youtube Nicole Deal MD Cover 09 29 2015

Meet UVA Orthopedic Surgeon and
Hand Center Co-Director, Dr. Nicole Deal

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Youtube Bobby Chhabra MD Cover 09 29 2015

Meet Dr. Bobby Chhabra and learn about
The Surgery That Gave A Boy Thumbs

Dr. Chhabra envisioned a Hand Center location for The University of
Virginia over 10 years ago, a Hand Center that was not available in the
entire State of Virginia. His vision for on-site services incorporated:

  • X-Ray
  • Nerve Studies
  • Computerized Tomography
    (CT) Scan
  • Magnetic Resonance
    Imaging (MRI)
  • Simple Procedures
  • Splinting / Casting
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Patient Education
  • Scheduling of Surgery