Hand and foot surgery

Hand and Foot Surgery

Hand and Foot Surgery

Hand and foot surgery is a broad term that includes many different types of procedures that are considered very complex and delicate surgical procedures performed to restore the function and prevent further anomalies such as Tumors of the hands & foot, Polydactyly, Syndactyly, Macrodactyly, and Hypoplasia. UHS has Hand and foot Korean expert surgeons with years of experience performing hand and foot surgeries using the latest techniques and seeking to restore hand, finger, and foot functions to make them look as normal as possible.

Doctors in hand and foot surgery

Prof. Sung Tack Kwon

Plastic Surgeon, Hand & Foot Surgeon


Congenital deformities of the upper extremities and lower extremities such as partial duplication of a single finger or thumb and clubfoot. 

Cosmetic surgeries can help reshaping the hands and feet for aesthetic appeal and eliminating a sources of chronic pain, deformity and burns

Pain can result from problems with the joints, tendons, ligaments, or nerves. Symptoms can range from deep aches and sharp pains, to joint stiffness or burning sensations.

Refers to a condition in which a person has more than 5 fingers per hand or 5 toes per foot. Polydactyly may be passed down in families, such trait involves one gene that can cause several variations.

Refers to a condition in which a person has conjoined fingers or toes, fingers are joined by skin and soft tissue which make the detachment surgery so simple. Syndactyly is the most common malformation, affecting about one in every 2,000-3,000 children born yearly.

Refers to a condition in which a person has undeveloped fingers and toes, remains below the normal size or in an immature state.

Refers to a condition characterized by absence of one or more of the fingers or toes. It affects about 1 in 90,000 births with males and females equally as likely to be affected.

Refers to a congenital condition in which a baby is born with abnormally large fingers or toes due to an overgrowth of the underlying bones and soft tissue. It occurs more often in hands than feet and it isn't inherited.