Hand Transplant Clinic

UT Southwestern Medical Center’s Reconstructive Transplant program offers an innovative operation for those who have suffered the loss of their hand(s).

Who We Are

We evaluate below-elbow amputees for possible hand transplantation and provide multidisciplinary education and insight. The program is a collaborative effort that joins the surgical, medical, and rehabilitative services to provide state-of-the-art reconstruction and transplant care.

Our staff includes:

  • Hand transplant surgeon
  • Transplant coordinator
  • Transplant dietitian
  • Transplant financial coordinator
  • Transplant infectious disease specialist
  • Transplant nephrologist
  • Transplant pharmacist
  • Transplant social worker
  • Transplant surgeon

Clinic staff also includes registered nurses, medical office assistants, and clinic schedulers.

Our Services

We are dedicated to restoring critical hand functions and regaining the important sense of touch – something that a prosthetic cannot provide.

We provide transplant recipients with medical, financial, and psychosocial information, and offer post-transplant care.