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Specialists in the Hand and Wrist

At UTMB we are committed to excellence in the treatment of the hand and wrist. Our fellowship trained specialists will combine compassion and expertise to help ease your pain and restore function.

  • Carpal Tunnel SyndromeCarpal Tunnel Syndrome (open and endoscopic)
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • Brachial Plexus Injury
  • Peripheral Nerve Injuries
  • Dupuytren’s Disease
  • Trigger Finger
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • DeQuervain’s Tenosynovitis
  • Fracture of the Fingers and Wrist
  • Flexor Tendon Injuries
  • Extensor Tendon Injuries
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Thumb Arthritis
  • Ligamentous Injury of the Hand
  • Stiff Finger
  • Wrist Pain (including arthroscopic treatment)
  • Pediatric Hand Deformities (such as fused fingers and extra fingers)
  • Finger and Hand Replantation
  • Finger and Hand tumors
  • Upper Extremity Soft Tissue Wounds
  • Vascular Disorder of the Hand/Cold Hand (hand sympathectomy)


Our Hand surgeons

Andrew Y. Zhang, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Hand, Upper Extremity and Microvascular Surgery
Division of Plastic Surgery
(409) 772-1254; anzhang@utmb.edu
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Kevin D.J. Murphy, M.D., FRCS (Plast.)
Assistant Professor
Hand, Upper Extremity and Microvascular Surgery
Division of Plastic Surgery
(409) 772-1254; kdmurphy@utmb.edu 
[See profile]


Information For Our Professional Colleagues

How to Refer a Patient to UTMB Hand Surgery
We have two convenient clinical locations for our patients, one at the University Hospital in Galveston and the other at the Victory Lakes Specialty Center in League City. If you would like to refer a patient to UTMB Hand Surgery, please call our office at ------------ for the University Hospital Clinic and --------- for the Victory Lakes Special Care Center. Our patient representatives will work with your staff to schedule an appointment. To expedite the referral process for new patients, you can fax your patient demographic information sheet to ---------. Please include a contact name and phone number, and we will call you with detailed information regarding the appointment.
Our hand surgery clinics operate Monday mornings at the Victory Lakes Specialty Center and Wednesday mornings at the University Hospital. In order to accommodate you and your patients, we can provide same-day appointments on those days. If it is an emergency, the patient should be referred to a nearby emergency room. If you need urgent access but not emergent access to our hand clinic, please call--------- M – F 8am – 5pm

Call for assistance day or night 409-772-2222

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UTMB Health Cllinics in Galveston


UTMB Health Clinics (UHC)
1005 Harborside Drive
Galveston, TX 77555
(409) 772-2222
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League City

UTMB Specialty Care Center in League City

Specialty Care Clinic at Victory Lakes
2240 Gulf Freeway
Suite 2.101Q
League City, TX 77573
(832) 505-1800
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