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Hand Center

Our two hands can wave, shake, high five, type and more. The bones in our hands may not be the largest in our bodies, but they are certainly among the most important. Eating. Getting dressed. Washing your hair. Opening a door. We take all these things for granted until something goes wrong. That’s when you need the team at the Ochsner Hand Center.

Why Ochsner for Hand Care?

At Ochsner, we provide the latest, most technologically advanced treatments for all hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder ailments in adult and child patients. Our team specializes in hand surgery and microsurgery. 

On any given day, our patients might include an adult with carpal tunnel syndrome, arthritis or a trigger finger or a baby born with an extra finger or webbed hands or. To stimulate healing, speed rehabilitation, and lessen scaring in surgery, our physicians often incorporate biologics such as embryonic stem cells.

The Ochsner Hand Center is home to a compassionate, highly-skilled, integrated team that includes specially-trained orthopedic and plastic surgeons, advanced practice providers, orthopedic nurses, a certified hand therapist and an occupational therapist. We work together under one roof to relieve your discomfort and help you return to your everyday life with the highest level of functionality possible.

Schedule an Appointment Today

Ochsner Hand Center clinics are available Uptown and in Kenner. For a consultation or second opinion, call 1-866-624-7637 today.

Hand Conditions Treated

Patients with the most complex hand conditions are referred to the Ochsner Hand Center.

We offer conservative as well as surgical solutions for the following hand conditions:

Shoulder Conditions Treated

Patients with the most complex shoulder conditions are referred to the Ochsner Hand Center.

We offer conservative as well as surgical solutions for the following shoulder conditions:

Elbow Conditions Treated

Patients with the most complex elbow conditions are referred to the Ochsner Hand Center.

We offer conservative as well as surgical solutions for the following elbow conditions:

Hand Rejuvenation ­

Along with treating you when you hurt, The Hand Center offers cosmetic procedures to keep your hands looking their best as you age. If your hands are wrinkled and thin, have age spots or prominent veins and tendons, you may want to consider techniques designed to make your hands smoother, fuller and more youthful.

Please note: Cosmetic procedures are not covered by insurance.

Referring Physicians

Patient referrals, transfers and consults are critically important. 

We make it easy for you.  To obtain copies of patient records, schedule clinic appointments, and to share your preference for receiving post visit follow-up from your patient's appointment, call the Clinic Concierge, our dedicated physician referral line, at 504-842-7436 or 1-855-312-4190.