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  • Recent advances improve brachial plexus outcomes for patients
  • Early treatment of injuries can make a world of difference
  • Advances in understanding brachial plexus injuries leads to restoring mobility
  • Trained therapists get you back to your life

Center for Brachial Plexus and Traumatic Nerve Injury

Center for Brachial Plexus and Traumatic Nerve Injury

Early recognition and treatment of brachial plexus and traumatic nerve injuries, along with recent advances in microsurgical reconstruction, have greatly improved outcomes for patients.

Nationally Recognized Resource

The Center for Brachial Plexus and Traumatic Nerve Injury at Hospital for Special Surgery is a nationally recognized resource for men and women of all ages, providing diagnostic and reconstructive options for patients with injuries to or dysfunction of the peripheral nerve and brachial plexus.

Using a multidisciplinary approach, our Center utilizes the expertise of a wide range of health care professionals including orthopedic surgeons, physiatrists, neurologists, radiologists, psychiatrists, rheumatologists, pain management specialists, social workers, physical therapists, and anesthesiologists so patients can benefit from a coordinated treatment experience.

Our specialists coordinate the clinical and research capabilities of Hospital for Special Surgery to continually provide state-of-the-art diagnostic and reconstructive options for patients with these devastating injuries.

One of the goals for our Center at Hospital for Special Surgery is to be a resource for hand and upper extremity medical professionals around the world.

Brachial Plexus and Nerve Injury Videos

What is nerve transfer surgery? What is a brachial plexus injury? Watch our experts speak on these topics and learn more about the HSS approach to diagnosing and treating these musculoskeletal injuries and conditions.

Recent News

As a true testament to the collaboration of HSS and our leadership in the field of musculoskeletal care, physicians from multiple departments were recently asked to present at the American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine annual meeting in Honolulu. AANEM is a national organization for the nation’s leading specialists in electrodiagnostic testing and neuromuscular disorders. At the meeting, our leading experts spoke to specialists from across the country about brachial plexopathies, electrodiagnostic testing, imaging evaluation, surgical management and rehabilitation: Dr. Joseph Feinberg (physiatrist-in-chief), Dr. Dale Lange (neurologist-in-chief), Dr. Darius Melisaratos (radiologist), Dr. Duretti Fufa (orthopedic surgeon) and Aviva Wolff (hand therapist).