Charles E. Dumont, MD, PhD
Swiss and French Boards Certification in Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology Swiss and French Boards Certification in Hand Surgery


Both, patient history and clinical examination, are key points to diagnose     the various conditions affecting elbow, wrist and hand.

X-rays, CT, MRI or specialized assessments like an electomyographic examination are often required to confirm the diagnosis and help with making a decision and plan adequate surgery. Improving the function of the affected extremity is the main goal of the surgical treatment. Non-invading techniques, like the release of the carpal tunnel, are sufficient to improve most patients. However, in severe conditions, especially those involving simultaneously the bone and soft tissues, complex operations in one- or two-stage surgery might be required.

Surgery of the elbow | Surgery of the wrist | Surgery of the hand