Leading specialists for hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder injuries in Arlington Heights

For expert care for hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder injuries, HSA is the trusted clinic in Arlington Heights. Our physicians are board-certified and fellowship-trained in the sub-specialty of upper extremity and microvascular surgery. With their extensive training and experience, they are among the top orthopedics and microvascular surgery experts, delivering the highest quality care for a full range of upper extremity injuries and conditions.

Same-day appointments for your convenience

At HSA, we value your time and understand the urgency of getting relief from painful injury. That is why we offer same-day appointments at our Arlington Heights location. You will see a board-certified, fellowship-trained physician when you schedule your appointment with us. We prioritize your care by ensuring that your appointment is with a specialist, guaranteeing you receive the highest level of expertise and personalized attention without unnecessary delays.

Compassionate care in a comfortable environment

We believe in treating every patient with kindness, friendliness, and respect. Your well-being is our top priority, and we strive to create a comfortable and compassionate environment where you will receive world-class care. Our dedicated professionals are committed to ensuring that you feel at ease throughout your entire treatment journey, providing you with the support and guidance you need for a successful recovery.

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A history of excellence in sports injuries and upper extremity care

HSA is proud to be one of the largest single specialty hand groups in the Midwest, and our Arlington Heights location plays a vital role in serving the community. Since our establishment in the early 1970s, we have grown into a renowned center of excellence, recognized statewide for our expertise and commitment to advancing upper extremity care. Simply put, we’ve earned our reputation for providing innovative treatments and exceptional outcomes.

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Pioneers in the industry: Our surgeons

At HSA, we have a legacy of innovation and groundbreaking achievements. One of our co-founders performed the first surgical reattachments of upper extremity amputations in Chicago during the 1970s, setting new standards in surgical care. Today, our highly skilled surgeons continue to push the boundaries of medical advancements, providing cutting-edge treatments for a wide range of upper extremity conditions. With our main office located in the northwest suburbs of Chicago, HSA remains the largest non-university single specialty hand group in the Midwest.

Fellowship-trained, board-certified specialists

All our surgeons are board-certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons, with additional sub-specialization training in the upper extremity and microvascular surgery.

Their extensive training and experience allow you to receive the highest specialized care for your condition.

Additionally, our physicians stay at the forefront of their field, constantly refining their skills and incorporating the latest advancements into their practice.

  • Michael Vender, MD
  • Scott Sagerman, MD
  • Prasant Atluri, MD
  • Sam Biafora, MD
  • Michael Birman, MD
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Our scope of practice

At HSA, we specialize in diagnosing and treating a wide range of upper extremity injuries by curating personalized treatment plans. Some of the standard upper extremity injuries we treat include:

  • Fractures
  • Dislocations
  • Tendon injuries
  • Nerve injuries
  • Ligament sprains
  • Rotator cuff tears
  • Labral tears
  • Bursitis
  • Trigger finger
  • Arthritis
  • Golfer’s elbow
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • De Quervain’s tenosynovitis
  • Sports-related injuries
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Philosophy of care

When you choose HSA in Arlington Heights, you are choosing a practice dedicated to excellence, specialized expertise, and patient-centered care. We are committed to providing the highest quality care, utilizing the latest diagnostic techniques and treatment protocols. Our goal is to help you regain optimal function and relief from pain, discomfort, and reduced function after an injury or condition affecting the hand, wrist, elbow, or shoulder.

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Sports injuries

At HSA, we understand the unique challenges and demands that athletes face. That’s why we specialize in treating sports injuries affecting the upper extremities. Whether you are an amateur or professional athlete, our board-certified specialists have the expertise to diagnose and treat a wide range of sports-related injuries, including:

  • Bruises
  • Strains
  • Sprains
  • Tendon injuries
  • Joint injuries
  • Fractures 

We focus on helping you quickly and effectively, utilizing advanced treatment modalities tailored to your specific sport and individual needs. Our goal is to get you back in the game safely and optimize your performance. Trust us to provide the specialized care you need to overcome sports injuries and achieve your athletic goals.

Contact HSA in Arlington Heights

HSA in Arlington Heights offers advanced treatments for injuries and conditions affecting the arms, hands, wrists, elbows, and shoulders. Our Arlington Heights offices are state-of-the-art, with an in-office surgical suite, where our treatments are performed with the latest advances in microsurgery, along with personal care and support.

Don’t let upper extremity injuries or conditions affect your quality of life; experience the difference of our exceptional care and regain the function and health you deserve. Trust our commitment to excellence, personalized attention, and specialized expertise to help you on your path to recovery. Please schedule an appointment with our expert physicians at HSA in Arlington Heights today.

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