Fellowship Trained Upper Extremity Experts.

If you suffer from a painful or debilitating hand or arm problem the Hand and Upper Extremity Division at gO can help. The division is led by Rhett J. Griggs, MD the only fellowship trained upper extremity specialist on the Western Slope. Under his care you will be treated by an orthopedic surgeon who has devoted a significant portion of his career and training to the treatment of arms, elbows, hands, wrists and fingers. Dr. Griggs has treated countless patients with the most complicated hand and arm injuries and disorders. Our orthopedic trauma surgeons specialize in:
  • Scaphoid fractures
  • Distal radius fractures of the Wrist
  • Peripheral nerve disorders (e.g., carpal tunnel syndrome)
  • Tennis elbow
  • Sports injuries of the wrist, elbow and shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of the elbow or shoulder
  • Golfers elbow
  • Shoulder separation/dislocation
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Tendonitis of the long head of the bicep
  • Rotator cuff tears
  • Detached fingers, hands and elbows