Dr. Franko performs a high volume of fingertip injuries related to motor vehicle accidents, motorcycle accidents, table saws, crush injuries, car doors, and more. Injuries includes open fractures, avulsions, amputation, nail plate loss, nail bed injuries, etc. He uses a variety of techniques including conservative wound care, simple suture repair, suture nail bed repair, dermabond (superglue) nail bed repair, V-to-Y flaps, Moberg flaps, first dorsal metacarpal island flaps, pin fixation, screw fixation, and revision amputation. The specific treatment best for you and your injury is based on each individual’s personal needs.
The following images highlight pre- and post-operative injuries and outcomes. For more details about these cases and others, check out Dr. Franko’s Patient Stories.