The healthcare professionals at Curtis S. Young, MD - PLC are committed to treating conditions of the hand, wrist and elbow. We offer surgical and non-surgical care for a multitude of hand and upper extremity conditions — including traumatic injuries, sports injuries, lacerations, sprains/strains, arthritis, overuse conditions, and nerve injuries.

Gloved hands using grinder
Two hands crocheting
Hands topping a cake

Conditions Commonly Treated

Hand and Fingers

  • Arthritis
  • Burns
  • Crush Injuries
  • Fractures
  • Ligament Injuries and Instability
  • Cysts, Ganglions and Tumors
  • Skin Cancer
  • Dupuytren’s Contracture
  • Infections and Inflammation
  • Lacerations and Animal Bites
  • Nerve Injuries
  • Nailbed Injuries
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Tenosynovitis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Paralytic Deformities (i.e. Stroke, Cerebral Palsy)
  • Connective Tissue Disorders (such as Raynaud’s Syndrome and Rheumatoid Arthritis)


  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Tendinitis
  • Arthritis
  • Fractures, including Colles’ (Distal Radius) Fractures and Scaphoid Fractures
  • Ligament Injuries and Instabilities
  • Paralytic Deformities (i.e. Stroke and Cerebral Palsy)


  • Tennis Elbow
  • Golfer’s Elbow
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

Pediatric & Congenital

  • Acute Injuries
  • Fractures
  • Syndactyly
  • Thumb Duplication
  • Vascular Anomalies
  • Trigger Thumb/Fingers

Procedures Commonly Performed

  • Nerve decompression (carpal and cubital tunnel)
  • Joint replacement and arthritis surgery of the hand and wrist
  • Reconstructive surgery of the hand and wrist
  • Fracture surgery and ligament repair of the hand and wrist
  • Dupuytren’s contracture release open and enzymatic
  • Microsurgery (nerve and small vessel repair)
  • Mass, ganglion and other tumor removal

Sports Medicine

The healthcare professionals at Curtis S. Young, MD-PLC provide care for competitive athletes of all ages and levels. We specialize in the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of sports-related injuries affecting the hand and wrist. We offer expertise in both surgical and non-surgical treatments, and develop a plan tailored to each individual patient’s need and activity level. Our goal is to help athletes safely and efficiently return to their previous level of activity with the highest possible level of function. We have treated professional athletes from the Great Lakes Loons, collegiate athletes from Northwood University, Alma College, Central Michigan University and Saginaw Valley State University, as well as high school and club level athletes.