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Medicine - Surgery | HAND - incl. option to publish open access (Editorial Board)



Editor-in-Chief: Michael Neumeister

ISSN: 1558-9447 (print version)
ISSN: 1558-9455 (electronic version)

Journal no. 11552

Michael Neumeister, M.D., F.R.C.S.C., F.A.C.S., Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL, USA

Associate Editor, Multimedia Articles
Miguel A. Pirela-Cruz, M.D., F.A.C.S., Texas Tech University, El Paso, Texas, USA

Associate Editor, Rehabilitation and Therapy Articles
Christine B. Novak, P.T., Ph.D., University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

Associate Editor, Review Articles
Steven L. Moran, M.D., Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA

Editorial Board 
Brian D. Adams, M.D., Baylor University, Houston, TX, USA
Peter Amadio, M.D., Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
Bruno Battiston, M.D., Centro Traumatologico, Torino, Italy
Gretchen Bachman, O.T.D., M.B.A., O.T.R./L, C.H.T., The Orthopedic Clinic Association, Phoenix, AZ, USA
Jorge Boretto, M.D., Hospital Italiano, Buenos Aires, Argentina
James Chang, M.D., F.A.C.S., Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, USA
Sergio Daroda, MD, Clinica Gamma, La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Flavio Faloppa, MD, Universidade Federal de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Carlos Henrique Fernandes, MD, Universidade Federal de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
M. Felix Freshwater, M.D., Miami Institute of Hand & Microsurgery, Miami, FL, USA 
Alexandru Valentin Georgescu, M.D., Ph.D., Spitalul Clinic de Recuperare, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Riccardo Giunta, M.D., Technische Universitat, München, Germany
Elizabet Hagart, M.D., Ph.D., Hand and Foot Reconstructive Surgery Center, Stockholm, Sweden 
Maureen Hardy, P.T., M.S., C.H.T., St Dominic Jackson Memorial Hospital, Jackson, MS, USA
Michael Hayton, M.B., F.R.C.S., Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital, Lancashire, UK
Mark Henry, Wrist and Hand Surgery Center, Houston, TX, USA
Eric P. Hofmeister, M.D., Naval Medical Center San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
Jonathan Isaacs, M.D., VCU Medical Center, Richmond, VA, USA
Jesse Jupiter, M.D., Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard University, Boston, MA, USA
Ryosuke Kakinoki, M.D., Ph.D., Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
Scott H. Kozin, M.D., Shriners Hospital for Children, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Brian I. Labow, M.D., Children’s Hospital Boston, Harvard University, Boston, MA, USA
Donald H. Lalonde, B.Sc., M.Sc., M.D., Dalhousie University, Saint John, NB, Canada
Chih-Hung Lin, M.D., Chang Gung University, Kweishan, Taiwan
Susan E. Mackinnon, M.D., Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, USA
Rames Mattar, Jr., MD, PhD, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Steven McCabe, M.D., M.Sc., F.R.C.S. (C) University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
Ather Mirza, M.D., Long Island Hand Rehabilitation Center, Smithtown, NY, USA 
Marek Molski, M.D., Ph.D., Malia Plastic Surgery Center, Warsaw, Poland
Wayne Morrison, A.M., M.D., B.S., F.R.A.C.S., Long Island Hand Rehabilitation Center, Smithtown, NY, USA 
Peter Murray, M.D., Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL, USA
Rebecca Neiduski, Ph.D., O.T.R./L, C.H.T., Concordia University, Mequon, WI, USA
A. Lee Osterman, M.D, F.A.C.S., Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia Hand Center, Villanova, PA, USA
Michael Pick, M.D., Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL, USA
Jaiyoung Ryu, M.D., West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, USA
S. Raj Sabapathy, M.S., M.Ch., D.N.B., F.R.C.S., Ed. M.A.M.S., Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Medical University, Ganga Hospital Coimbatore, India
Michael Sauerbier, M.D., Ph.D., Main-Taunus Hospitals Hofeim and Bad Soden, Academic Hospital-University of Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany
Joseph Upton, M.D., Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital, Harvard University, Chestnut Hill, MA, USA
Fu-Chan Wei, M.D., F.A.C.S., Chang Gung University, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
Jeffrey Yao, M.D., Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, USA

Founding Editor
Elvin G. Zook, M.D., SIU Plastic Surgery Institute, Springfield, IL, USA

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    Hand is the official journal of the American Association for Hand Surgery. The American Association for Hand Surgery is a unique organization of hand surgery and therapy professionals and the focus of the American Association for Hand Surgery is primarily educational.

    The purpose of Hand is to provide an international peer reviewed journal which combines multidisciplinary expertise from surgical, medical, hand therapy and other health care professional specialties to advance the quality of care and health of patients with hand and upper extremity pathologies.

    Hand is a quarterly multidisciplinary peer reviewed journal which publishes original clinical and basic science articles, comprehensive critical reviews and unique case reports related to the management of pathologies in the hand and upper extremity. Studies which are published in Hand and involve human subjects must adhere to the ethical guidelines of the 1975 Declaration of Helsinki, have approval by an institutional ethics review board, and have appropriate patient informed consent. Studies which involve animal models must adhere to the animal care and use guidelines of the National Institutes of Health and/or the appropriate institutional review board.

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