Hand, Wrist and Elbow

Dr. Tristan Hartzell performing surgery.

Our fellowship-trained hand surgeon cares for the entire upper extremity injuries and conditions related to the hand, wrist, and elbow. From common to complex, for people of all ages, our specialists and surgeon will help you recover from injuries and surgeries such as:

  • Arthritis
  • Carpal Tunnel
  • Broken Limbs
  • Amputations of Upper Extremities
  • Replantations of Upper Extremities

Hand & Elbow Body Procedures

Expect the best outcome from our fellowship-trained upper extremity surgeon when you receive:

Endoscopic nerve release

  • Frees a painful, trapped nerve in your wrist or elbow to treat carpal tunnel syndrome or cubital tunnel syndrome.

Free-flap reconstruction

  • Uses skin from another part of the body for reconstruction of a wounded area.


  • Reattaches a finger, hand, or arm.

Wrist and elbow arthroscopy

  • Uses tiny incisions, a camera (arthroscope) and small surgical tools to treat an injury or pain.

Wrist and elbow joint replacements

  • Exchange a worn-out, arthritic joint for a natural-feeling implant that lets you move with less pain.



Hand, Wrist and Elbow Physicians

Tristan Hartzell
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Hand, Wrist and Elbow Advanced Care Practitioners

Kaitlyn Cattau
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Jordan Janssen
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Lindsay Peplinski
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Hand, Wrist and Elbow Clinics

2701 W. Norfolk Ave., Floor 2
Norfolk, NE 68701 Ph: (402) 844-8291 Fax: (402) 844-8292 Hours: Monday - Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.; Friday: 8:00 a.m. - Noon Directions

News: Hand, Wrist and Elbow

From Disaster to Triumph

March 1, 2016

Accidents that can result in a mangled or detached limb can happen in a split second.  Check out these tips from Dr. Hartzell if you […]

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Dr. Tristan Hartzell Perfroms Successful Hand Replantation

October 23, 2015

Dr. Tristan Hartzell, a fellowship-trained hand and upper extremity surgeon with Faith Regional Physician Services, successfully performed a hand replantation at Faith Regional Health Services […]

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