Hand, Microsurgery, and Brachial Plexus Program :: Nationwide Children's Hospital

Hand, Microsurgery, and Brachial Plexus Program

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Hand, Microsurgery, and Brachial Plexis Program serves patients with upper extremity conditions. The program’s comprehensive approach is one of the few programs in the country that offers patients and their families access to a team of experts that involves the Departments of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, as well as Orthopaedic Surgery.

Serving patients in two locations.

The program offers convenient access by providing clinic and surgery care at two state-of-the-art facilities on our main campus in downtown Columbus and at the Westerville Surgery Center.

Leadership

Maya Spaeth, MD is co-director of the Hand, Microsurgery, and Brachial Plexus Program and assistant professor of Clinical Plastic Surgery at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. She is board certified in Hand Surgery and Plastic Surgery. She has a special interest education and outcomes for  children with congenital hand differences. Dr. Spaeth’s work has been published in leading professional journals, and she is actively involved in clinical research.

James Popp, MD is co-director of the Hand and Microsurgery and Brachial Plexus Program. He is also an assistant professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at The Ohio State College of Medicine. Dr. Popp specializes in surgery of the hand and upper extremity in adult and pediatric patients. He has been published in various medical journals, and he is actively involved in research and resident education.