Hand Orthopedic Surgery

Nader Paksima, DO, MPH

Clinical Professor of Orthopedic Surgery
Associate Chief of Hand Service

Information about Dr. Nader Paksima


Nader Paksima: Dr. Nader Paksima, DO is a fellowship-trained orthopedic hand surgeon specializing in hand and upper extremity surgery. With 25 years of experience Dr Paksima takes care of all aspects of hand surgery including fractures, arthritis, tendon injuries, carpal tunnel and other nerve problems.
Dr. Pakshima received his medical degree from the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed his orthopedic surgery residency at Ohio University in Dayton, Ohio. He then completed fellowship training in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery at the NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases program.

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Hand and Wrist

Dr. Paksima specializes in diagnosing and treating hand, wrist, and elbow conditions and injuries. Please click on the below tabs to know more about his services.

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Press Releases and Videos


  1. Progressive Extensor Tendon Ruptures Following Distal Ulna Resection and Extensor Tendon Transfer in a Non-Rheumatoid Patient. Sarokhan AK, Paksima N, O’Connell A, Yang SS.  Bull Hosp Jt Dis (2013). 2022 Jun;80(2):190-194. PMID: 35643483.
  2. Rapidly Growing Solitary Osteochondroma in the Adult Finger A Case Report. Niemeier JK, Guzzetta MB, Paksima N.  Bull Hosp Jt Dis (2013). 2022 Jun;80(2):171-174. PMID: 35643479.
  3. Musculoskeletal Ultrasonography of the Extremities: Clinical and Ultrasonographic Correlation. Azad A, De Tolla J, Walter W, Paksima N, Melamed E.  Instr Course Lect. 2021;70:637-650. PMID: 33438941.
  4. Tourniquet Use for Short Hand Surgery Procedures Done Under Local Anesthesia Without Epinephrine. Shulman BS, Rettig M, Yang SS, Sapienza A, Bosco J, Paksima N. J Hand Surg Am. 2020 Jun;45(6):554.e1-554.e6. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2019.10.035. Epub 2020 Jan 8. PMID: 31924434.
  5. Postsurgical Rehabilitation of Flexor Tendon Injuries. Klifto CS, Bookman J, Paksima N.. J Hand Surg Am. 2019 Aug;44(8):680-686. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2019.02.010. Epub 2019 May 18. PMID: 31113704.

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