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Ashmead, Duffield, MD




English, French

Providing the best care to our patients and their companions requires communicating in a way everyone understands. Interpreter services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. All spoken languages are available, as well as American Sign Language (AS/L).

Accepting New Patients
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Pediatric Hand Surgery
  • Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Areas of Expertise
Congenital Hand Problems, Orthopedics, Reconstructive Surgery

Hospitals and Organizations

  • Hartford Surgery Center
  • Hartford Hospital Glastonbury Surgery Center
  • Hartford Hospital


Hospital for Sick Children ‐ Pediatric Plastic and Hand Surgery
Wellington Hospital ‐ Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery
Connecticut Combined Hand ‐ Hand Surgery

Hartford Hospital ‐ General Surgery
University of Massachusetts Medical Center ‐ Plastic Surgery

Medical School
Columbia University

Princeton University

Professional Organizations

  • American College of Surgeons, Fellow
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Member
  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Member
  • British Society for Surgery of the Hand, Associate


The Hand Center is dedicated to reconstruction and rehabilitation of the hand, wrist and upper extremity. Our clinical staff has achieved national and international recognition for their efforts in clinical care, research and education, both in hand surgery and hand therapy. Our focus is on restoration of function of the hand and return to normal activity.