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Mathias Masem, M.D.
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BAY AREA HAND SURGERY ASSOCIATES values our relationships with other healthcare professionals. We appreciate the efforts of physicians, hand therapists, occupational and physical therapists, athletic trainers and coaches, workers' compensation professionals and business owners who are involved with our patient’s care and rehabilitation. We acknowledge that it takes a team, including the patient, to have a successful outcome!

Many of the hand and upper extremity conditions treated in our clinic require specialized care and patient instruction. As athletes have athletic trainers and coaches to enhance peak performance, hand surgeons utilize hand therapists and physical therapists to maximize their patient’s recovery. We refer to therapists whose goals are to maximize functional recovery of the patient’s hand and upper extremity in the shortest period of time possible and in a cost-effective manner.

We believe that for the best outcome, our rehabilitation team includes: