About the Practice


At The Hand Center in Connecticut, a highly skilled and educated team of board-certified doctors, surgeons, and physician assistants diagnose and treat conditions of the hands and upper extremities. With four convenient offices in Hartford, Glastonbury, Tolland, and Bloomfield, Connecticut, patients receive comprehensive care for many conditions and ailments affecting their hands, wrists, elbows, and shoulders.

In addition to treating common conditions like arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, tendonitis, and ganglion cysts, the experienced surgeons treat complex conditions of the hand that affect the nerves, bones, tendons, and skin. In-house hand therapists work closely with the surgeons to provide comprehensive hand care under one roof. The medical team is experienced in diagnosing and treating pediatric hand disorders and provides treatment for work-related injuries and sports injuries.

To learn more about the comprehensive orthopedic services available at The Hand Center, call the practice office nearest you or use the convenient online booking tool to schedule an appointment.

Testimonials

Words from our patients

  • 5 star

    The surgery went fabulous, 4 beautifully cut incisions healing to a faint line. Dr. Nissen is a wonderful Dr. & person!

    Abby in Buffalo
  • 5 star

    Dr. Ashmead is excellent. He performed ulnar transposition surgery on my elbow and it’s cured...

    Lou Barl

Insurance Plans Accepted

For any coverage-related questions, please contact our office. Patients with PPO and EPO Plans are advised to call Member Services at their insurer to confirm that The Hand Center is in-network.

Aetna
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal
Cigna
ConnectiCare
Medicare
Oxford
United Healthcare
Worker's Compensation
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