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Extremity Replantation

When every second matters, count on us.

The Institute for Limb Preservation is recognized as the regional center for replantation of severed extremities. Emergency health care professionals can call 1-800-262-LIMB (5462) 24 hours a day and speak with a triage coordinator.

Replanting an amputated part is a complex process that can take 4 – 12 hours. Our plastic surgeons are experts at managing the damaged nerves, vessels and muscles that must be addressed to assure a positive outcome for each patient.

About Our Program

  • Expert management of single system upper extremity trauma
  • Plastic surgeons with fellowship training in microvascular and hand surgery
  • Team of plastic surgeons, orthopedic surgeons, and vascular surgeons for extensive upper extremity trauma.
  • Referral system coordinating patient transport from your facility to Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center.
  • Replant surgeons will provide phone consultation to referring physician and the patient for management decisions prior to transport.
  • Certified hand therapist for immediate post-operative care.