Shoulder, Elbow & Hand Surgery | Whittier, CA | PIH Health

Shoulder, Elbow & Hand Surgery

Choose the PIH Health orthopedic surgeons with advanced training in treating the hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder. You’ll receive comprehensive support services to help you relieve pain.

What’s Upper Extremity Surgery?

Upper extremity surgery can address various injuries and conditions that affect the hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder.

Complete Upper Extremity Care

PIH Health Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Specialist, Andrew Hsiao MD, spoke at a consumer seminar and PIH Health Foundation Circle of Excellence event on the topic of shoulder and upper extremity surgeries.

Hand & Wrist Conditions We Treat

Get care for hand and wrist conditions, including:

  • Basal joint arthritis
  • Carpal tunnel release
  • Contracture releases
  • Cysts, including ganglion cysts
  • De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis
  • Dupuytren’s Contracture
  • Fractures of the hand and wrist
  • Tendon releases
  • Trigger finger release
  • Wrist fusions

Elbow Conditions We Treat

Find relief for pain caused by a wide range of conditions, including:

  • Biceps or triceps rupture
  • Cubital tunnel syndrome
  • Elbow arthritis
  • Elbow cartilage defects
  • Elbow fractures and dislocation
  • Nerve entrapment releases
  • Overuse injuries, like tennis elbow or golfer’s elbow
  • Tenotomy and tendon repairs

Shoulder Conditions We Treat

Trust our orthopedic care team if you have pain from:

  • Acromioclavicular (shoulder) arthritis
  • Acromioclavicular dislocation
  • Biceps tendonitis
  • Bursitis and impingement debridement
  • Calcific tendinitis
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Proximal humerus fracture
  • Rotator cuff tear
  • Shoulder bursitis or impingement
  • Shoulder instability
  • SLAP tears

Shoulder, Elbow & Hand Procedures

Choose PIH Health for surgical care when your orthopedist recommends:

  • Arthroscopy – Uses a tiny camera and small instruments to diagnose and treat shoulder, elbow and hand conditions.
  • Carpal tunnel release – Relieves pressure on the median nerve in your hand, wrist, elbow or shoulder
  • Tendon repair – Treats torn or damaged tendons, like rotator cuff repair

Upper Extremity Joint Replacement Surgery

Expect the best possible care from our expert orthopedic surgeons for:

  • Elbow arthroplasty – Removes and replaces damaged areas of the elbow joint
  • Finger, knuckle and wrist joint replacement – Removes and replaces damaged areas of the elbow joint
  • Shoulder replacement – Removes and replaces damaged parts of your shoulder

Your Upper Extremity Care Team

Choose a team with the experience and resources you need to feel confident you’ll receive knowledgeable, high-quality care through recovery. Your care team at PIH Health includes:

  • Orthopedic surgeon – Performs your surgery and oversees your care
  • Orthopedic nurse – Provides care and education specific to orthopedic-related care
  • Physical therapist – Helps you build strength, flexibility and range of motion before and after surgery
  • Case manager – Helps you plan for the care and equipment you’ll need after surgery

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