RIAO Center for Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery

Getting You Back to Doing What You Love!

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How Can We Help?

The center treats a wide variety of conditions including arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, fractures and dislocations, sprains and stiffness, stress injuries, sports injuries, tendonitis and work-related injuries. We offer a comprehensive program of services that range from initial consultation to rehabilitative physical therapy. Our specialties are listed below. For a full list of our services, please click here.

  • Arthritis in the Hand, Wrist, Elbow and Shoulder
  • Brachial Plexus Disorders
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Congenital Hand Conditions
    (e.g., Syndactyly, Thumb Duplication, Congenital Trigger Finger)
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • Elbow UCL Reconstruction
  • Forearm, Elbow and Humerus Fractures
  • Hand and Wrist Fractures
  • Microvascular Surgery
  • Nerve Injuries in the Hand, Wrist and Elbow
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Sports Injuries in the Hand, Wrist and Elbow
  • Tendon Injuries in the Hand, Wrist and Elbow
  • Total Elbow Replacement
  • Trigger Finger

Treating the Fingers, Hand, Wrist, Elbow and Shoulder

The Center for Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery diagnoses and treats patients with a wide variety of conditions that affect the fingers, hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder.


Part of the Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopedics, the center’s specialized team includes leading orthopedic surgeons and physical and occupational therapists. Using state-of-the-art diagnostics, rehabilitative services, surgery and other advanced therapies, including minimally invasive surgery, the team takes a multidisciplinary approach to restoring upper extremity function.

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Meet Our Specialists


Telemedicine video visits are also available.

Main Location

Owings Mills

LifeBridge Health at Foundry Row

10084 Reisterstown Road
Suite 300-A
Owings Mills, MD 21117

All Other Locations


South Carroll Health & Wellness Pavilion
1380 Progress Way

Suite 102
Eldersburg, MD 21784


844 Washington Road

Suite 102
Westminster, MD 21157

Northwest Hospital

Orthopedic Suite
Main Floor
5401 Old Court Road
Randallstown, MD 21133

Patient Resources
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Patient Resources

Resources including new patient forms, medical record requests, help with insurance & billing, directions, and more.

Clinical Research Division
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Clinical Research Division

The Rubin Institute is a leader in clinical orthopedic research aimed at improving patient care and outcomes.

Physician Education
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Physician Education

Education is central to the RIAO’s mission as we advance the science of orthopedics through research and teaching.