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Hand Surgery & Treatments

The hand and upper extremity is a unique area of the human body, made inclusively of bone, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles, nerves, skin, and blood vessels. In order for your hand and arm to function well, all of these elements must be in good working condition. These structures are both delicate and refined, as well as a critical use of almost every activity of daily living. When injury or disease threatens their viability, overall quality of life is at risk.

Amanda L. Dempsey, M.D., is an orthopaedic hand surgeon. She treats a wide variety of adults and children for conditions including:
Amanda DempseyDr. Dempsey is a fellowship trained orthopaedic hand and microsurgeon. Dr. Dempsey treats a variety of injuries, including trauma, fractures, arthritis, nerve, and vascular conditions of the hand, forearm and elbow. Dr. Dempsey recently completed a hand/microsurgery fellowship at the world renowned Christine M. Kleinert Institute for Hand and Microsurgery in Louisville, KY. Prior to that, she completed her orthopaedic residency at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, KY. Dr. Dempsey has professional affiliations with the American Association for Orthopaedic Surgery, the American Society for Surgery of the Hand and the Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society. She is on the Diversity Committee within the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. Dr. Dempsey is an Atlanta native, and she was born at DeKalb Medical Center. In her spare time, Dr. Dempsey enjoys exercising, cooking, and playing the violin. She is married with a new baby.

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Emory Decatur Hospital
Orthopedic Services

2701 North Decatur Road
Decatur, GA 30033

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Lithonia, GA 30058


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