The hand and wrist specialists at the Northwell Health Orthopaedic Institute provide comprehensive medical services and perform procedures for children and adults suffering from bone and soft-tissue conditions of the hands and upper extremities. These range from arthritic conditions of the thumb and wrist to degenerative tears to carpal tunnel syndrome, tendonitis and tumors of the hand.

The fellowship-trained hand and wrist surgeons, who have each completed an additional year of specialty training in hand surgery, perform more than 2,000 inpatient and outpatient procedures annually on the hand and wrist.

Supported by the vast resources of Northwell Health, the doctors work at the leading edge of technological innovation in the treatment of diseases and disorders of the hand and wrist.

Honors & awards

Many of the hand and wrist specialists are consistently listed as part of the Castle Connelly Top Doctors for hand surgery and New York Magazine’s Best Doctors list.

In 2015, Dr. Lewis B. Lane, chief, hand and wrist surgery at North Shore University Hospital and Long Island Jewish Medical Center and program director, orthopaedic residency program at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, was recognized for exceptional patient care with an Arnold P. Gold Foundation Gold DOC award. Healthcare professionals who are recipients of these awards are nominated by patients and celebrated for providing care that is both compassionate and clinically excellent

Northwell Health Orthopaedic Institute

The Orthopaedic Institute offers a full range of services — including evaluation, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitative care — for illnesses and injuries affecting your bones, joints, muscles, ligaments and tendons.