Pediatric Hand Deformities

University of Minnesota Physicians orthopaedic surgeons at University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital provide care for a wide range of hand deformities. Such deformities can be an isolated problem, such as polydactyly (extra digits) or syndactyly (webbed digits), or related to a larger syndrome, such as genetic disorders, craniofacial disorders, blood disorders or other orthopaedic problems. Our expertise in rare disorders makes us a destination for patients around the Midwest and the country.


  • Multidisciplinary care from specialists, nurses, rehabilitation professionals, and physical and hand therapists
  • Complex cases are well suited to our care as other subspecialists collaborate and coordinate with us
  • Children with neuromuscular disorders such as arthrogryposis or cerebral palsy can be treated with a combination of therapy assessments, interventions and possible surgical treatment
  • National leaders in the evaluation and treatment of children with mucopolysaccaride storage diseases presenting with carpal tunnel and trigger digits


  • Pursues innovative research and provides educational programs — carrying on the University of Minnesota's legacy of groundbreaking academic medicine
  • Sharing knowledge by publishing information regarding evaluation and treatment of various pediatric hand deformities


Central Scheduling: 612.672.7422

Provider Referrals: 612.672.7000

Administrative Offices: 612.884.0600

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