Care for the hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder
The orthopedic surgeons at Ohio Hand Center are leaders in the field, trusted by professional athletes and patients of all ages. We offer expert care for hand and upper extremity conditions such as fractures, sports injuries, arthritis of the joints, carpal tunnel syndrome, tennis elbow and many other painful conditions.
Our patients receive expert diagnosis, imaging and testing; non-surgical care; advanced surgical services and rehabilitation. Both traumatic and arthritic conditions are treated with the latest reconstructive and arthroscopic techniques.
This practice is led by Scott M. Zimmer, MD, who has been named as one of the best hand and orthopedic surgeons in Northeast Ohio for more than five years by his medical peers. Dr. Zimmer is a member of Lake Health’s Physician Group. At the new Lake Health Beachwood Medical Center, Dr. Zimmer serves as Department Chair of Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery as well as Vice President of Medical Staff. Previously, Dr. Zimmer directed the Hand and Upper Extremity Center for UH Geauga Medical Center for 10 years.
The combination of advanced experience and a tight network of skilled therapists set this practice apart. From diagnosis to surgery to rehabilitation, the close communication that Dr. Zimmer establishes with patients as well as their rehabilitation therapists has led to high satisfaction ratings and successful patient outcomes.
Ohio Hand Center offers quick and easy access to appointments. We are able to get patients in for initial evaluation for urgent injuries the same or next day. Services provided by the Ohio Hand Center are covered by all major insurance carriers and have affiliations with multiple hospitals and health systems.
Common Conditions We Treat
- Carpal Tunnel
- Golfers elbow
- Rotator cuff tears
- Tennis elbow
- Trigger finger
- Ulnar nerve – Cubital Tunnel