Hand Surgery Consultation
Specialty Physician Consultation – 1-hour examination and assessment with related review and treatment recommendations.
Hand surgery is the surgical specialty of orthopedics and plastic surgeons. Hand surgeons perform a wide variety of operations such as fracture repairs, releases, transfer, and repairs of tendons and reconstruction of injuries, rheumatoid deformities, and congenital defects.
They also perform microsurgical reattachment of amputated digits and limbs, microsurgical reconstruction of soft tissues and bone, nerve reconstruction, and surgery to improve function in paralyzed upper limbs.
The total cost of hand surgery consultation includes a one-hour consultation with a specialist. Not included are diagnostic studies, consultations with additional specialists, and cost of complication management; travel, food, and lodging.