services and treatments

Hand Surgery


When pain in your hands, wrists or forearms makes it difficult to do normal activities like dressing, bathing or preparing a meal, Adventist Health Glendale (AHGL) can help. AHGL's skilled, experienced hand surgeons offer different treatment options to help you get back to your daily activities without pain.

Conditions & Treatments

The intricate design of bones, joints, muscles and nerves of the hands, wrists and forearms gives us a wide range of movement, strength and coordination. The hand specialists at AHGL are highly skilled in treating the complex anatomy of the upper extremities and offer surgical as well as non-surgical treatment options for a variety of conditions and injuries, including:

  • Common hand conditions, such as carpal tunnel syndrome, ganglion cysts, trigger finger, arthritis and much more.
  • Common hand injuries, such as broken bones/fractures, nerve injuries, tendon injuries, burns, lacerations, wounds and more.

Procedures and treatments at AHGL include:

  • Joint replacement and arthroscopy.
  • Plastic and reconstructive surgery.
  • Non-operative treatment, including pain management, hand therapy, splinting and steroid injections.

Patients at AHGL benefit from the collaboration between hand, orthopedic, plastic and vascular surgeons as well as occupational and physical therapists who specialize in treating the upper extremities.

Learn More

To learn more about hand treatment at AHGL, watch the video below featuring Murtaza Rizvi, MD, hand surgeon:

For a referral to an AHGL hand surgeon, call (818) 409-8000.