I recognize that each patient brings a unique concern regarding their condition that requires a thoughtful and personalized solution. Our team will work collaboratively with each patient, offering nonsurgical and surgical options when appropriate. We take great pride in providing superior technical surgical care, but also providing the empathy and support that patients and families deserve.
Dr. Peter Hoepfner is dual board-certified in orthopaedic surgery and in hand and upper extremity surgery. He has published numerous articles in leading medical journals and serves as an instructor of hand injuries for the national hand surgery organization where he teaches the most current techniques in treating complex wrist, elbow and shoulder injuries.
Carpal tunnel syndrome is a common, painful, progressive condition that is caused by compression of the median nerve at the wrist area. Symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome include numbness and tingling, pain, and diminished grip strength.
Arthroscopy is a common surgical procedure performed using an arthroscope, a viewing instrument, to diagnose or treat problem. It is a relatively safe procedure and you will usually be discharged from the hospital on the same day of surgery.