Meet Our Director

Dr. Charles Ekstein

As a leading expert in the field of hand and upper extremity surgery, Dr. Ekstein’s skills and experience are unmatched. You can rest assured that with Dr. Ekstein, you are in the best possible hands.

Dr. Charles Ekstein is a distinguished hand surgeon renowned for his expertise and compassionate care, celebrated for his exceptional skill set and unwavering commitment to patient well-being. With over 10 years of experience, he is a trailblazer in the field of orthopedic hand surgery, specializing in intricate procedures to restore function and mobility to the hand, wrist, shoulder, and elbow.

Dr. Ekstein earned his medical degree from Boston University and completed a rigorous residency in orthopedic surgery, followed by a fellowship specifically focused on hand and upper extremity surgery from the world-renowned Hospital for Special Surgery. His dedication to advancing his field is evident through his commitment to staying at the forefront of innovative surgical techniques and his participation with the American Society for Surgery of the Hand.

Known for his personalized approach, Dr. Ekstein takes the time to thoroughly understand each patient’s unique needs, providing comprehensive treatment plans tailored to optimize recovery and improve quality of life. Patients consistently praise his empathetic nature and clear communication, which alleviate anxieties and foster trust throughout the treatment process.

For unparalleled expertise and compassionate care in hand surgery, Dr. Ekstein stands as a trusted authority, dedicated to restoring function and enhancing lives, one hand at a time.

  • Founder & Director of The Hand & Trauma Institute
  • Board-Certified Hand & Upper Extremity Surgeon
  • Diplomat, American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
  • Asst. Clinical Professor, Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery, SUNY Downstate Medical School (2018-2020)
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Patient Experiences

“I was anxious to get checked out for a wrist issue that had started over a year ago, when I walked in I was immediately greeted by the nicest receptionist. The medical assistant was very welcoming and helped me settle my nerves. Dr. Ekstein was extremely knowledgeable and made me feel relieved to finally have a diagnosis and a solution to my problem. Thank you! 100% recommended.” – Kelly L.