Overview

Extremity Reconstruction Program

Extremity Reconstruction Program

University of Utah Health Plastic Surgery Services is pleased to announce our new Extremity Reconstruction Program. Our program streamlines care for patients with complex upper or lower extremity injuries, wounds, or functional deficits.

Our goal is to offer comprehensive care for patients who need major extremity reconstructive surgery. We rely on our orthopaedic surgeons, affiliate hospital referring physicians, and regional emergency physicians to identify and refer patients who need care.

Our multidisciplinary team of surgical specialists works together to provide responsive, high-quality care for patients suffering from traumatic injuries.

Coordinating Care With Referring Physicians

We will coordinate care with any referring physician to ensure patients receive timely evaluation and treatment.

Conditions We Treat

We treat patients suffering from a variety of extremity injuries and conditions. We provide treatment for:

  • Traumatic upper & lower extremity injuries
  • Exposed hardware
  • Extremity wounds (acute & chronic)
  • Limb salvage
  • Nerve injuries
  • Segmental tissue lost

Services We Offer 

We provide the following services to patients with extremity injuries:

  • Bone reconstruction & repair (in conjunction with our orthopaedic team)
  • Free tissue transfer
  • Functional muscle transfer
  • Nerve repair/grafts
  • Replantation