Most people do not realize that plastic surgeons do hand surgery. Dr. Peterson performs a variety of hand procedures which are usually covered by insurance.

Hand surgeries performed by Dr. Peterson include:

- Carpal tunnel release to repair carpal tunnel syndrome

- Dupuytren's contracture to repair contracture of the fingers, usually the ring or small finger

- Syndactyly, a congenital defect in which two or more fingers are fused together, usually corrected soon after birth

- Ganglion cysts removal to remove the painful cysts that form between or above finger and wrist joints

- Trigger finger to repair the locking and clicking during motion of the finger

To learn more about hand surgery, please schedule a consultation with Dr. Peterson today.