Newsletter
Ep. 5: Dr. John Fernandez from Rush: Managing Hand Injuries

Sports Medicine Weekly with Dr. Brian Cole

Ep. 5: Dr. John Fernandez from Rush: Managing Hand Injuries

Dr. John Fernandez talks about the variety of hand injuries and how they are treated. Dr. Fernandez has created and innovated some of the advanced surgeries currently popularized in the…
March 25, 2021

Ep. 5: Dr. John Fernandez from Rush: Managing Hand Injuries

Dr. John Fernandez talks about the variety of hand injuries and how they are treated. Dr. Fernandez has created and innovated some of the advanced surgeries currently popularized in the treatment of the hand, wrist, and elbow. His original research has led to techniques minimizing surgical trauma while maximizing outcomes. As an inventor, he holds patents in some of the very implants developed for these minimally invasive surgeries. 

As director of microsurgery for Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush, he has performed hundreds of successful microsurgical procedures. These have included replantation of amputated arms, hands, and digits, as well as complex reconstructions for deformity and wounds. 

You may also like

Top Health Podcasts. Delivered to Your Inbox and Eardrums.

Join Our Newsletter

Proudly supported by:

cover
Treatment for Alzheimer’s Disease: Diet, Exercise and Lifestyle Changes Hear from people living with Alzheimer's about lifestyle changes they’ve adopted to continue leading active, social lives.