Our entire team of hand specialists is dedicated to maximizing the essential daily function of the hand and arm. 

Your personalized treatment plan starts with a team which may include:

  • Orthopedic surgeons who specialize in surgery for muscular and skeletal conditions of the hand and arm
  • Plastic surgeons who specialize in the repair, restoration or improvement of parts of the body
  • Physician assistants who practice medicine under the supervision of physicians and surgeons
  • Nurse practitioners who are registered nurses with advanced training in a medical specialty
  • Occupational therapists who specialize in improving patients’ ability to complete activities of daily living

Hand and Upper Extremity TeamPictured above: Ohio State hand surgeons and advanced practice providers.

Ohio State Hand Surgeons

Ohio State Hand Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners

Kathryn Mora, PA-C

Kathryn Mora, PA-C

Ohio State Hand Occupational Therapists

  • Kimberly Couch, MPH, OTR/L, CHT
  • Jennifer Baker, OTR/L, CHT
  • Philip Cox, MS, OTR/L, CHT
  • LeAnn Gaerke, OTR/L, CHT
  • Mary Ellen Hoffman, OTR/L, CHT
  • Sue Pollock, OTR/L, CHT
  • Brad Issac, OTR/L, CHT
  • Jason Suda, OTR/L, CHT