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Hand surgery - a surgical specialty concerned with the surgical management of disease.
What do hand surgeons do?
- Hand surgeons, such as Hand surgery, are physicians with advanced training in diagnosis and treatment of the diseases and disorders of the hands.
- Hand surgery deals with both surgical and non-surgical treatment of conditions and problems that may take place in the hand or upper extremity from the tip of the hand to the shoulder including injury and infection.
- Hand surgery may be practiced by many surgeons with background in general surgery, orthopedic surgery and or plastic surgery.
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