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It can be heartbreaking to watch your child experience a hand or upper extremity disorder. Children’s National is one of few programs in the Washington, DC, area offering an array of specialized treatments. Our team’s sole focus is helping your child achieve long-term maximum functioning.

Hand and Upper Extremity Treatments at Children’s National

The hand program at Children’s National delivers care and treatments that improve your child’s quality of life. Our orthopaedists specialize in pediatric hand disorders and offer a level of precision and expertise that is not widely available.

Our experience caring for a high volume of patients allows us to perform common and complex treatments with a high success rate. We always use a conservative approach, which may or may not include surgery.

Your Child’s Treatment May Include

If surgery is right for your child, his or her procedure is just one step in a comprehensive treatment plan. Our entire team comes together to meticulously coordinate each step of your child’s care. From pre-operative care through surgery and recovery, we all work together to help your child achieve the best possible outcome.

Highlights of Surgery

Visual Resources to Prepare for a Visit

Our Autism Behavioral Consult team has compiled visual resources that any family can review with their child to make them more comfortable before all types of doctor's visits.