Hand and Upper Extremity Fellowship

Program Director: Peter Tang, MD, MPH, FAOA
Accreditation: ACGME
Program Length: 1 year (August 1 through July 31)
Fellows per year: 2

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About the program

The Allegheny General Hospital (AGH) Hand, Upper Extremity & Microvascular Fellowship is one-year in length, from August 1 through July 31, and is ACGME accredited for two positions.

The AGH Hand & Upper Extremity Division treats a wide spectrum of upper extremity disorders. AGH is designated as a Regional Resource (Level 1) Trauma Center. The 750-bed hospital serves as a five-state referral base for trauma, microsurgery,and reconstructive surgery. The facility includes a modern, well-equipped 64-bed orthopaedic unit, 18-bed pediatric unit, and a surgery center. The fellows primarily are based out of AGH but also provide care at satellite offices and surgery centers, as well as Forbes Regional Hospital which is designated as a Level II Trauma Center. A variety of hand and wrist trauma, including replantation and revascularization procedures, are performed routinely. Additionally, the fellowship covers the treatment of acute and reconstructive upper extremity trauma including forearm