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Hand Surgery in Asia

Hospitals and medical centers in Asia performing Hand Surgery.

Gleneagles Global Hospitals

With comprehensive and joint care, Gleneagles Global Hospitals helps in restoring your sense of mobility. Gleneagles Global Hospitals have well equipped wards with global standard amenities to treat any condition.


Hand Surgery is available at Global Hospitals Chennai

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Dr. Phani Kiran

Spine Surgeon, Orthopedic Surgeon

Mahkota Medical Centre

The Mahkota Bone and Joint Replacement Centre is a Centre Of Excellence for orthopaedic and joint replacement surgeries. Our team of experienced doctors are able to provide a comprehensive range of services.


Hand Surgery is available at Mahkota Medical Centre

6 listed orthopedics specialists:

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Dr. Thong Loy Fook

Orthopaedic & Trauma Microsurgery

Dr. Jeyaratnam T Satkunasingam

Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgery

Gleneagles Medical Centre Penang

An acute care general hospital in Penang with advanced facilities and healthcare professionals specializing in a wide range of medical areas.


Hand Surgery is available at Gleneagles Medical Centre Penang

5 listed orthopedics specialists:

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Dr. Vejayan Rajoo

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr. Ong Kim Poh

Consultant Orthopaedic and Hand Surgeon

Gleneagles Intan Medical Centre

A tertiary care hospital servicing local and international patients with modern facilities and over 110 consultants that cover a wide array of specialties.


Hand Surgery is available at Gleneagles Intan Medical Centre

13 listed orthopedics specialists:

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Dr. Zulkharnain Ismail

Joint replacement, Bone Tumor, Trauma

Dr. Chan Kin Yuen

Foot & Ankle

St. Luke's Medical Center

A JCI accredited multi-specialty medical institute which has been serving patients from the Philippines and all over the world for over a century. It has over 600 inpatient beds and 1,700 affiliated medical consultants.


Hand Surgery is available at St. Luke's Medical Center

Mount Elizabeth Hospital

Their dedication to orthopaedics is strengthened by the unity of specialised orthopaedic surgeons, consultants, nurses, physiotherapists, and occupational therapists working together to diagnose and treat your condition.


Hand Surgery is available at Mount Elizabeth Hospital

45 listed orthopedics specialists:

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Dr. Liang Te Shan

General Orthopaedics, Trauma

Dr. Tho Kam San

Orthopaedic Surgery

BNH Hospital

A JCI accredited hospital with a 225 in-patient bed capacity which offers a wide range of medical services. Services for international patients include aesthetic procedures and cosmetic surgery.


Hand Surgery is available at BNH Hospital

24 listed orthopedics specialists:

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Rabin Medical Center

The second largest hospital in Israel, Rabin Medical Center is a tertiary care hospital that can handle the most complicated cases in all medical fields.


Hand Surgery is available at Rabin Medical Center

8 listed orthopedics specialists:

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Prof. Moshe Salai

Orthopedic surgery and traumatology

Apollo Hospital Chennai

The Apollo Institutes of Orthopedics symbolises over 30 years of clinical excellence. The Institute is a pioneer in introducing many innovations in Orthopedic care in India.


Hand Surgery is available at Apollo Hospital Chennai

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Herzliya Medical Center

A private hospital located on the shorelines of Herzliya, just off Tel Aviv, offering healthcare services to both local and foreign patients. The hospital is affiliated with over 500 Israeli physicians, many of whom hold high level positions at public hospitals.


Hand Surgery is available at Herzliya Medical Center

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Prof. Nyska Meir


Dr. Mankowitz

Orthopedics, Joint Replacement

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About Hand Surgery

This information is intended for general information only and should not be considered as medical advice on the part of Any decision on medical treatments, after-care or recovery should be done solely upon proper consultation and advice of a qualified physician.

What is Hand Surgery?

Hand surgery is a medical procedure that treats disorders of the hand, wrist and forearm. The hand is an important part of the body, without it, most functions would become impossible for a person. A hand surgeon is trained to correct any disorder that prevents normal function. This can be achieved through both surgical and non-surgical means.


The diagnosis of the hand will involve taking patients medical history. In addition, the diagnosing physician may require the patient to perform some light exercises. This is important in assessing the range of motion. It allows the doctor to determine which tendons and muscles are injured.

In the case of injury, the doctor may order a wound culture. This is necessary especially if the injury was due to a bite. It helps eliminate other illnesses such as rabbis. The doctor also gently palpates the hand. This is in order to determine the extent of the injury; a broken bone is usually tender to touch.

He or she may also perform a needle prick test. The doctor will prick the hand at various points with a sterile needle to determine sensation. This test is conducted in order to determine if there have been any nerve damage.

Other tests that are performed are an x-ray scan. In addition, a Doppler flowmeter test can be conducted. This test determines if there is any blood flow in the hand. It helps to determine if the tissues have too badly affected and have started dying off.


In some cases, surgery is not performed. He doctor may give the patient corticosteroid injections to ease swellings. In the case of physical injury, the patient will also be given antibacterial medication to ward off infections. The hand is usually tied in bandages to restrict movement.

This is done in order to allow the bone fractures time to heal. In addition, the tendons and ligaments need time to heal without being exposed to vigorous movement. In most cases, the hand is placed in a suspended state, to prevent use.

Days admitted : In most instances, an operation may require that one stays overnight for observation. However, this may not always be the case, especially if there is no surgery needed. The patient will rarely spend more than a day in the hospital. This is unless there are other injuries that are no hand related.

After care : The recovery process from a hand disorder can take a few days, week or months. Most hand injuries rarely go beyond six months. The recovery process will involve a scheduled visit to the doctor to determine if it is healing normally. In addition, it will involve recommended exercise after the hand is healed. The exercise must be conducted under supervision to prevent being reinjured. There are specialists who are trained to help make the recovery process quicker and more fruitful. A good diet will also be advisable during the recovery process. It will assist the body to rebuild damaged tissue to its former state. The specialist will normally give a guideline of the foods to eat.

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