Skip to main content

COVID-19 & Vaccine Updates: See visitor policy, coronavirus test price, FAQ and more

Upper extremity

Hand and wrist problems can be caused by arthritis, sports injuries, work injuries, nerve injuries, and overuse or repetitive motion, while shoulder or elbow pain may be the result of arthritis, repetitive joint motion, sports injuries, and lifting heavy objects. Common conditions include:

  • Arthritis.
  • Carpal tunnel.
  • Tendon injuries.
  • Radial tunnel fractures.
  • Tendinitis.
  • Pitcher's, golfer's or tennis elbow.
  • Rotator cuff.
  • Shoulder dislocations.

“Liberty Hospital offers excellent facilities, including state of the art technology, that allows us to provide patients with the most advanced treatment options. We take a team focused approach here to provide the best outcomes for our patients.” - Andrew Taiber, MD

Upper extremity specialists:

Andrew Taiber, MD, Hand/wrist/elbow
Dr. Taiber offers both surgical and non-surgical options, and develops individualized treatment plans to help patients reach their goals. He uses advanced treatments to treat acute and chronic pain.

Chris Reams, MD, Shoulder/elbow
Dr. Reams uses the advanced technology of ExactechGPS for shoulder replacement surgery. This enables him to better understand each patient’s anatomy and create a customized surgical plan on a virtual model prior to surgery. During surgery, this plan is implemented with the assistance of computer navigation to allow for more accurate and consistent implant placement.