For many in Summit County injured or painful hands, wrists and elbows are a common occurrence and now Panorama Summit Orthopedics is now providing Summit County with advanced hand care to help. Between the skiing, snowboarding, hiking, biking, sporting event, and day to day activities there is no shortage of risk for injury; add in the wear and tear that we put on our bodies and there is no shortage of pain we might encounter. For everything from a traumatic fall with a broken arm to an arthritic finger that prevents you from actively doing your favorite hobbies Summit County’s newest hand surgeons are prepared to provide expert care.
Summit orthopedics at Panorama is excited to have fellowship-trained and board certified orthopedic hand surgeon Dr. Rita E. Baumgartner available to help care for Summit County’s complex hand, wrist and elbow injuries.
In Summit County, the rate of hand, wrist, and elbow injuries along with the complex nature of many of those cases require specialists who have experience and training for patients of all ages and mechanisms of injury. There are more than 30 different bones between the finger tips and the elbow, this complex network of bones and joints is entangled in nerves and tendons as well making treating this area of the body extremely specialized.
With Dr. Baumgartner you can trust that you will be armed with the correct information to make the right decision for your specific condition.