Dr. Kyle Kokko is a hand and wrist specialist at the Medical University of South Carolina. He offers comprehensive care for problems from the elbow to the finger tips. He completed his orthopaedic surgery training at the Medical University of South Carolina. He completed his hand surgery fellowship at the prestigious Hospital for Joint Diseases in New York City.
Common Problems Treated:
Nerves: Carpal tunnel syndrome, cubital tunnel syndrome, nerve injuries, hand numbness and tingling.
Fractures: Finger fractures, hand fractures, wrist fractures, boxer's fracture, scaphoid fracture, distal radius fracture, forearm fractures, elbow fractures, malunions, nonunions.
Tendon: Trigger finger, tennis elbow, golfer's elbow, epicondylitis, tendinitis, tenosynovitis, tendon injuries, flexor and extensor tendon lacerations, de Quervain's tenosynovitis, biceps rupture, biceps tendinitis, tendon transfers.
Arthritis: Hand and wrist osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, thumb arthritis, CMC arthritis, SLAC wrist, SNAC wrist cysts.
Tumors: Hand and forearm tumors, ganglion cyst, mucous cyst, osteochondroma, giant cell tumor, Dupuytren's contracture.
Ligaments: Hand, wrist and elbow ligament injuries, ulnar collateral ligament injuries, gamekeeper's thumb, skier's thumb, scapholunate ligament injuries, TFCC tears, DRUJ instability, sports injuries.
Surgical techniques offered: Microsurgery, wrist arthroscopy, minimally invasive, xiaflex injections, PRP injections (platelet rich plasma).