Surgery of the Hand
A plastic surgeon with additional training in the investigation, preservation, and restoration by medical, surgical and rehabilitative means of all structures of the upper extremity directly affecting the form and function of the hand and wrist. Source: American Board of Medical Specialties, 2007. www.abms.org [7/1/2007: definition added, source added]
Additional Resources: American Board of Plastic Surgery, 2007. http://www.abplsurg.org/.
Board certification for Medical Doctors (MDs) is provided by the American Board of Plastic Surgery.