Healthy hands for a full life

We restore function to children's hands and help them live an active, pain-free life

Hand and Upper Limb Program

Treating a wide range of conditions affecting the hands, arms, and elbows

US News - Stanford Medicine Children's HealthOur team of hand surgeons takes great pride in helping restore function to children’s hands and arms so they can return to the activities they enjoy and live a pain-free life. 

Our team of hand and upper extremity specialists includes experts with specialized training in caring for children’s hands, arms, and elbows. Children need specialized treatment to maintain future growth potential and maximize function. Our pediatric multidisciplinary teams benefit from pediatric orthopedic surgeons; physical and occupational therapists, including certified hand therapists; orthotists; pediatric plastic surgeons; and pediatric anesthesiologists.

Treatment options

Treatment options vary depending on the condition, and we first explore nonsurgical options. We develop customized treatment plans for each patient and involve the family and caregivers every step of the way.