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Hand & Wrist Doctor in New Orleans

Katie Faust, MD, is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon who has completed two fellowships—a Hand, Upper Extremity, and Microvascular Surgery Fellowship at Duke University and a Pediatric Hand Fellowship at The Hand & Upper Extremity Center of Georgia in Atlanta. She and her team at OANO, including occupational therapists and support staff, use state-of-the-art procedures to diagnose, manage and correct conditions which can run from the fingertips to the wrist.

Treatment of the hand and wrist is a highly specialized field which includes with a broad range of conditions and symptoms. Many of these are treated with non-surgical approaches, such as medications, injections, and therapy. When surgery is required, advanced and minimally invasive procedures are performed on an outpatient basis and without a hospital stay.

Specifically, we treat a wide range of orthopedic conditions that include:

  • Arthritis (hand/thumb/wrist)
  • Boutonniere deformity
  • Broken bones
  • Buckle fractures
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Complex regional pain syndrome
  • Cubital tunnel syndrome
  • De Quervain syndrome
  • Dislocations
  • Distal radius fractures
  • Dupuytren’s contracture
  • Fingertip injuries
  • Flexor tendon injuries
  • Ganglion cysts
  • Hand fractures
  • Kienbock’s disease
  • Osteoarthritis of hand or wrist
  • Mallet finger
  • Nerve injuries
  • Thumb UCL sprain
  • Trigger finger
  • Ulnar tunnel syndrome
  • Wrist sprain
  • Arthroscopic surgery
  • Bracing/casting
  • Carpal & cubital tunnel release
  • De Quervain’s release
  • Finger & wrist joint replacement
  • Fracture reduction and fixation
  • Fusions
  • Ganglion cyst excision
  • Injections
  • Medication therapy
  • PRP (platelet-rich plasma)
  • Physical therapy
  • Repair of traumatic injuries (cut tendons/nerves)
  • TFCC (triangular fibrocartilage complex) repair
  • Tendon repair
  • Thumb CMC (carpometacarpal) replacement
  • Topical ointment/therapy
  • Trigger finger release
  • Wrist arthroscopy