Hand surgery

Dr. Mahajani is a permanent resident Hand Surgeon in Darwin, Northern Territory.  Hand surgery is one of Dr Mahajani's main reconstructive interests.

He has extensive experience in performing emergency and elective hand surgery and is a member of the Australian Hand Surgery Society.

The description of each condition is an outline only. Dr Mahajani will assess you case on an individual basis to provide you with a plan suited to your particular need. 

Elective Hand Surgery

Emergency Hand Surgery

Many patients with hand injuries present to the GP or emergency department. We are however happy to see you on an urgent basis. Early treatment results in a better outcome. We will also monitor your condition with a hand therapist to try and maximise the outcome from your injury. Some injuries only involve one injured structure however others involve several. Always bring your x rays to your appointment. The risks and complications of hand surgery as a group is given on the hand injury instruction sheet.

  • Lacerations
  • Tendon injuries
  • Finger tip injuries
  • Finger amputation

Find out more about emergency hand surgery

Paediatric Hand Surgery

Babies are sometimes born with hand abnormalities. The common ones are joined fingers ( syndactyly) extra fingers ( polydactyly) joint deviation ( camptodactyly or clinodactyly) and congenital trigger thumb. Others are rare. When a baby is born with congenital hand problem, then early assessment should be sought with referral to me via your paediatrician.

  • Syndactyly
  • Polydactyly
  • Camptodactyly or Clinodactyly
  • Congenital trigger thumb

Find out more about paediatric hand surgery