Hand surgery

Chronic or severe hand pain, as well as associated weakness and stiffness, can have a significant impact on quality of life – particularly if it means carrying out daily activities is difficult or impossible.


If conservative treatment measures have not helped and the problem is severe, surgery may be recommended.

The specialist orthopaedic surgeons at Hadley Wood Hospital have a wealth of experience in treating a range of hand problems, using the latest minimally invasive and laparoscopic (keyhole) techniques where possible. This can include nerve decompression surgery in the hand or wrist, or repair work for damage to bones, joints or soft tissue (muscles, ligaments and tendons) caused by injuries or osteoarthritis, as well as investigative surgery if scans and other tests have failed to uncover the cause of your symptoms.

Small surgeries can sometimes be carried out with local anaesthetic and sedation, although larger procedures will require general anaesthetic and you may need to stay in hospital overnight. Recovery times can vary depending on the procedure you’ve had, but your surgeon and aftercare team will ensure you have all the advice and information you need.


For further information and to discuss pricing and payment options, contact our referrals team on 020 7317 7751 or rf-tr.privateenquiries@nhs.net.

Dupuytren’s Contracture Release (T5210) – The guide package price for this procedure is £2,150
Excision of Ganglion (T5900) – The guide package price for this procedure is £1,750
Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF) (W1940) – The guide package price for this procedure is £2,700
Tenolysis of Flexor Tendon of Hand (T6982) – The guide package price for this procedure is £1,970
Trigger Finger Release (T7231) – The guide package price for this procedure is £1,775

*Fixed price packages are inclusive of hospital, consultant and anaesthetist fees. Some consultants may charge more than allowed for in the package, if this is the case you will be informed of the excess before committing to the treatment.

*At your initial consultation, your consultant may consider your treatment to be outside of the clinical criteria for the package price, at which point a specific quotation will be offered.

*Fixed price packages exclude the initial consultation fee and outpatient diagnostic fees.

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