Whether you have a complex fracture, severe infection, tumor, arthritis, cysts, serious burns and diseases of the hand, if you are a resident of Miami, Fort Lauderdale, or South Florida who may require trauma reconstructive hand surgery, then please contact Adam J. Rubinstein, M.D., F.A.C.S., today to schedule a consultative appointment at his Aventura office.
What is Trauma Reconstruction Hand Surgery?
Restoring normal functioning to the hands is the goal of trauma reconstruction hand surgery and Dr. Rubinstein has the expertise and the required knowledge and skills in basic soft tissue surgery necessary to guide you through a customized treatment plan, with the superordinate goal of keeping any scarring to an absolute minimum.
Who Can Benefit From Trauma Reconstruction Hand Surgery?
A visit to Dr. Rubinstein’s office will confirm whether or not you are a good candidate for trauma reconstruction hand surgery. If either you or a family member have had significant damage to the hand due to an accident or other cause, or are currently in a trauma situation, then take the time to schedule a consultation with Dr. Rubinstein to see what steps can be taken to getting the normal usage and appearance of your hand back.
What is the Trauma Reconstruction Hand Surgery Procedure Like?
Dr. Rubinstein will focus on ensuring the success of the reconstructive effort from your initial consultation all the way through to the end of the healing process. Dr. Rubinstein’s diagnosis and recommended course of treatment will vary depending on the nature of the injuries you or your loved one have sustained. Trauma reconstruction may involve reconstructing the bones, tendons, skin, nerves and arteries of the hands.
What Can I Expect During Recovery?
Most trauma reconstruction hand surgeries are performed in a hospital under general anesthesia, although increasingly procedures are being done on an outpatient basis. No matter the duration of your stay in the hospital, you will need someone to help with driving you home, and it is more than likely that you will need some supplementary help around the house while you are recovering.
Following surgery, you can expect to experience some pain, swelling, and bruising, and Dr. Rubinstein will give you a prescription pain medication, along with antibiotic treatment, and perhaps anti-inflammatory medication as well. Swelling can be offset through the elevation of the hand, and also by applying a cool compress. Full recovery time will depend on the specifics of your surgery, and Dr. Rubinstein may also recommend hand therapy help you to regain the highest level of function following surgery.
Will my Insurance cover Trauma Reconstruction Hand Surgery?
When it comes to trauma reconstruction hand surgery procedures, since it is almost always considered medically necessary due to the injuries involved, you will in all likelihood be covered by your insurance. Nevertheless, check with your provider to learn what sort of coverage is available to you. If you aren’t covered by insurance or if there is a gap in your coverage, Dr. Rubinstein can offer financing
options in just such cases so that his patients can make easy payments every month for their treatment.
If you are a resident of Miami, Fort Lauderdale or South Florida, and you need trauma reconstruction hand surgery, please contact Dr. Rubinstein today as you will benefit from his skillful surgical expertise as well as the patient-friendly atmosphere in his Aventura office.