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J. Grant Thomson, MD, Associate Professor

Director Hand and Microsurgery

Dr. J. Grant Thomson, a Board-Certified Hand Surgeon and a Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon, is deeply interested in helping children and adults with congenital and acquired hand and upper extremity issues, and individuals whose bodies have been changed by cancer treatment.

Dr. Thomson earned his medical degree from McGill University in 1983. He specializes in hand, wrist, and upper extremity surgery. Dr. Thomson's special interests include endoscopic carpal tunnel release, trigger finger treatment, Dupuytren’s contracture, arthritic hand reconstruction, brachial plexus reconstruction, peripheral nerve surgery, occupational disorders of the upper extremity, and trauma-related pain. His clinical practice also includes reconstructive microsurgery.

He uses his expertise to reach across borders to children and adults in developing countries. Since 1998, Dr. Thomson has been leading groups of professionals on volunteer surgical expeditions, and these teams have affected the lives of over 800 individuals.

His research interests include flap physiology, microsurgery, tendon repair, and breast reconstruction.

Patient Care: Yale Craniofacial Program, Yale Hand and Microsurgery Program, and Yale Cosmetic Surgery Center

Please call 203.737.5130 to contact Dr. Thomson.