Douglas P. Hanel M.D. Accepting new patients

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Hand & wrist surgery, Orthopedic surgery




Douglas P. Hanel, M.D. is a UW professor of orthopaedics and sports medicine. He is recognized as a leading expert in surgery for hand, wrist and elbow disorders, from birth defects to trauma. He is board-certified in orthopaedic surgery and hand surgery and works with both children and adults.

Dr. Hanel's clinical interests include hand and wrist problems including congenital hand problems; carpal tunnel syndrome and cubital tunnel syndrome; arthritis involving hands, wrists and elbows; fractures and dislocations of hands and forearms; artery and tendon problems; and complications resulting from earlier treatments.  

hand, elbow, and shoulder center at harborview medical center

Hand, Elbow & Shoulder Center at Harborview

908 Jefferson St., 6th Floor Seattle, WA 98104


Elbow care, Hand & wrist surgery, Minimally invasive surgery, Orthopedic surgery

orthopedic trauma surgery clinic at Harborview

Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery Clinic at Harborview

325 9th Ave., 1st Floor West Clinic Seattle, WA 98104


Minimally invasive surgery, Orthopedic surgery, Orthopedic trauma

Saint Louis University

Medical education, 1977

Univ. of Louisville School of Medicine

Fellowship, Orthopaedic Surgery

St. Louis University Hospital


St. Louis University Hospital

Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery


Board Certifications
  • Hand Surgery, 1989, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Surgery, 1986, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery