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American Association for Hand Surgery

Contact Information

Laura Downes Leeper, Executive Director
444 East Algonquin Road

Arlington Heights, IL 60005

312-236-3307 (Voice)
847-228-9436 (FAX)

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When it was founded by a group of hand surgeons in 1970, the purpose of the American Association for Hand Surgery was to provide an educational forum to increase the professional expertise and knowledge of surgeons involved in hand surgery. The association now has a membership of 1100 and includes, hand therapist and other health professionals who care for patients with hand and upper extremity problems.



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Date Entered: 11/9/1999
Date Edited: 2/18/2013
Date Revised: 3/6/2007 12:29:30 PM
Health Referral Number: HR3256
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