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Home to the Most Top Doc Hand Surgeons
Year After Year

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Exclusively specializing in
the treatment of the hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder since 1973

Our expert hand and upper extremity doctors and staff are the region's most compassionate experts, providing specialized care you can trust for the hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder.

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We believe injuries shouldn’t get in the way of playtime. That’s why our sports medicine specialists utilize their advanced training and extensive knowledge to provide exceptional care for elbow, hand, shoulder, and wrist injuries and conditions.

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We’re here when you need us!

For patients of all ages who are suffering from acute bone, joint, and muscle injuries and conditions of the upper extremity, we are proud to offer same-day appointments at our Cumming Office.

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The Hand & Upper Extremity Center of Georgia

Our fellowship-trained, board-certified orthopedic surgeons are experts in hand and upper extremity care. They are dedicated to providing patients of all ages with compassionate, individualized treatment for conditions of the hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder as well as for arthritis, the brachial plexus, tetraplegia, cerebral palsy, and much more.

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Our Alpharetta Office will be moving soon! If you are scheduled to be seen at our Alpharetta Office before April 19, please visit the following address:

3400A Old Milton Parkway, Suite 350, Alpharetta, GA 30005

If you have an appointment scheduled at our Alpharetta Office after April 26, please visit the new office at:

4165 Old Milton Parkway, Suite 170 West, Alpharetta, GA 30005

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From the lovely woman at the front desk to all the techs and especially Dr. Templeton, my experience was great. Thank you, everyone.

– Leslie M.

Dr. Lourie performed much needed surgery for my son, who had a very successful recovery! Thank you!

– Cindy M.

She treated my daughter very unusual.

– Blanca G.

Dr. Templeton was wonderful and very knowledgeable.

– Patricia G.

Great initial consultation! I appreciate his explanation and thorough description of what is happening with my hands.

– Dana J.

Surgery Center

The Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery Center of Georgia is our state-of-the-art ambulatory surgery center focused exclusively on surgeries of the hand and upper extremity. Our team of surgeons, anesthesiologists, nurses, and surgical technicians work together to provide our patients with an unparalleled outpatient surgical experience.

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At The Hand & Upper Extremity Center of Georgia, our occupational therapists work closely with our hand and upper extremity doctors to provide the highest level of therapy care for patients.

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The Hand & Upper Extremity Center of Georgia is often featured in area news media as recognized experts in orthopedics.

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