Hand and Wrist

Led by the top orthopaedic doctors in Arkansas, our team is growing to give you access to the most advanced surgeries and treatments.

We welcome Dr. Tom Frazier, providing compassionate care for a wide variety of conditions and injuries of the hand, wrist and elbow.

As part of our expansion to meet your needs, we have added a fourth hip and knee specialist and will be adding to our foot and ankle and spine teams soon.

Same- or next-day appointment availability. Call 501-526-1046


At the Center for Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery, our caring and compassionate specialists treat injuries and conditions that have not responded to treatment elsewhere.

We provide expert, personalized evaluation and treatment for everything from the most common problems to the most complex. Our UAMS specialists are qualified to treat any condition of the hand, forearm and wrist, including tumors.

Our five surgeons are fellowship trained, providing a high level of expertise and experience in hand surgery. Our goal is to see that you return to the quality of life your had before your injury or problem.

The conditions treated include:

The Center for Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery staff members believe that therapy is an important step in treating acute injuries and chronic problems, and they work closely with UAMS’ occupational therapists to ensure a full recovery following surgery.

Doctors use Telemedicine and hand surgery to save Batesville man’s hand

Treatment for Pinched Nerve Allows Pitcher to Play College Ball

If you need to see a specialist at our Center for Hand and Upper Extremity at UAMS, please ask your primary care physician for a referral.

Please contact our Orthopedics Clinic for more on our services and how to make an appointment.

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Dr. John Bracey is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon at UAMS, providing state-of-the-art treatment to patients with conditions of and injuries to the hand, wrist, elbow and nerves.