University of Washington Hand Center

  • 2024 Hand Course Atypical tendon injuries: We're not in  Kansas  Zone II Anymore

    April 20, 2024 - In-Person and Virtual Attendance. Guest Lecturer: Sonya Agnew, MD

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  • Our Fellowship Program

    Our Hand Fellowship aims to provide the best training possible to prepare our graduates for competitive positions in academic or community practice.

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  • Don’t let hand or wrist pain get in your way

    Personalized surgical and nonsurgical treatments for a variety of hand and wrist conditions.

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  • Meet the Faculty
The University of Washington Hand Center is the premier provider of outstanding comprehensive care in the Pacific Northwest for treatment of the full spectrum of injuries and ailments affecting the hand, wrist, and elbow.

Our team of nationally recognized surgeons are leaders in their field who combine experience with the most advanced technologies, surgical techniques, and evidence-based medicine to provide the highest level personalized care for our patients.  

Whether you have a simple everyday condition or an extraordinarily complex problem, our incredible team  of physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, hand therapists, and support staff is committed to patient satisfaction and developing the best individualized treatments.  We take PRIDE in helping patients return to their lifestyles and activities, and in training the next generation of upper extremity surgeons.

P Patient care at the highest level and role models for the community
R Resource for the Pacific Northwest and WWAMI region as the only Level 1 Trauma Center and a Tertiary referral center for the community for complex upper extremity conditions
I Innovation and research to advance the field of hand and microvascular surgery
D Development of future generation of hand and upper extremity surgeons through our residency and fellowship programs
E Excellence:  Center of excellence for the highest quality surgical care as national and regional leaders in upper extremity conditions.


Learn More about some of the conditions our University of Washington Hand & Upper Extremity providers treat.

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You can view the previous years Hand Course videos and material here