Hand Surgery Northwest Spokane, WA
Reconstructive Surgery of the Hand
Reconstructive surgery of the hand is done to and restore the normal function of a hand that has become damaged due to injury or other medical issues. At Plastic Surgery Northwest, we offer hand reconstruction performed by Dr. Derek Fletcher who specializes in in surgical reconstruction of the hand.
Reasons for Hand Surgery
- Work-related injuries
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Damaged nerve repair
- Tendon repair
- Carpal Tunnel
- Lesion and Cyst Removal
- Trigger Finger
- Dupuytren’s Contracture
What to Expect
The first step is scheduling a consultation with Dr. Fletcher who specializes in hand surgery.. During your one-on-one consultation, our team will perform some tests and go over your medical history and the medications you are taking to determine the appropriate treatment for your concerns. The recommendation may vary depending on the severity of your problem.
Once surgery is scheduled, Dr. Fletcher will work with you to determine any pre-operative needs. You may need to temporarily stop some of your medications and obtain pre-operative testingper surgeon instruction. Many hand surgeries can be performed at our on-site, certified Ambulatory Surgery Center. More complex cases may need to be scheduled in the hospital setting. Dr. Fletcher has admitting privileges at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center and Deaconess Hospital. Extensive surgery is done under general anesthesia. Monitored Anesthesia or Local Anesthetic may be available in specific cases. You will need to ensure that you have a ride home after surgery and a caretaker available for a minimum of 24 hours following surgery. Some hand surgeries may require further surgery to restore full hand function.
Hand Surgery Recovery
You will have to take extra precautions immediately after the surgery. You will receive specific instructions based on the specific procedure you have done.. If any problems occur, see your surgeon immediately.
You may need rehab to restore the full function of your hand. Give your hand enough time to heal from surgery and don’t rush to do regular activities. Listen to your body and do only what is possible.
The Cost of Hand Surgery
The cost of your hand surgery in Spokane will be discussed during your initial consultation at Plastic Surgery Northwest. Hand surgery is a highly personalized procedure that can involve the use of various techniques and approaches based on the specific needs of the patient. In some cases, insurance may cover the cost or a portion of the cost of hand surgery. Following your consultation you will meet with one of our expert Patient Care Coordinators who can answer any questions you may have and let you know about the payment options we offer.
Schedule a Consultation
Contact Plastic Surgery Northwest today to schedule a consultation for your hand surgery in Spokane. Dr. Fletcher specializes in procedure of the hand and has the skill and experience needed to provide you with the expert surgical care you need.