Hand Surgery

UF Health plastic surgeons offer full range of surgical hand care.

Hand surgery is the treatment of acquired and congenital diseases of the hand. Commonly treated conditions include:

  • Broken bones
  • Carpal tunnel
  • Congenital hand
  • Cubital tunnel
  • Dupuytren’s disease
  • Ganglions
  • Hand arthritis/pain
  • Hand fractures
  • Hand mass
  • Management of peripheral nerve injuries
  • Nerve reconstruction
  • Nerve tumors
  • Raynauds hand
  • Scleroderma hand
  • Skin cancers
  • Sports injuries
  • Syndactyly (webbed digits)
  • Tendon repairs
  • Tumors in the upper and lower extremity
  • Wrist arthroscopy
  • Wrist surgery

In addition, we offer a unique procedure known as a toe-to-thumb transfer for patients who are missing a thumb. The surgery entails moving tissue from a person’s toe to serve as a functioning thumb.

Hear from two of Dr. Harvey Chim’s patients


Dr. Loretta Coady-Fariborzian and Dr. Harvey Chim are board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeons in the UF division of plastic and reconstructive surgery, who are also fellowship-trained in surgery of the hand. Certified hand therapists in the occupational therapy department work with the hand surgeons to achieve optimal outcomes.

Call 352.265.8402 or contact us today to schedule a consultation.