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Mathias Masem, M.D.
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What Hurts?

At Bay Area Hand Surgery Associates, we are qualified and equipped to treat a wide variety of hand and upper extremity medical conditions from traumatic injuries to arthritic deformities to repetitive motion injuries. Equipping our patients and the general public with credible orthopedic information is important to us.

For more information about a specific medical condition, click on the pictures below to indicate where your region of pain or problem is.


This resource provides comprehensive, easy to understand information regarding anatomy, conditions, surgical procedures, non-surgical procedures, injury prevention, and much more. Be advised that information on these pages, does not replace, and is not intended to replace, the considered judgement of a licensed medical practitioner who knows a particular patient. Education pages are provided by for informational purposes only and should not be construed as or relied upon as medical advice, a professional opinion or consultation.

Always, remember that everyone is different and only your physician can accurately diagnose your hand and upper extremity medical condition.