Your Hand Surgery Experts

You need specialized treatment for the best results when you sustain a hand or wrist injury. The MHS team of hand specialists includes fellowship-trained hand surgeons, experienced occupational therapists, and a caring support staff committed to providing you the most advanced treatment available. With three offices in western Chicago, on-site surgical suites, and leading-edge therapy equipment, our goal is to put your hands back to work.

Contact us at 630-359-6888 today or complete our online form today to schedule an appointment.


Nabil A. Barakat, M.D., FACSNabil A. Barakat, M.D., FACS
After earning his M.D. at Georgetown University, Dr. Barakat completed hand and microsurgery fellowships and is board-certified in both hand surgery and plastic surgery. He is a member of the Chicago Society of Plastic Surgery and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

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Ramsey A. Ellis, M.D., MPHRamsey A. Ellis, M.D., MPH
After completing her residency at Washington University in St. Louis, Dr. Ellis completed a fellowship in hand and upper extremity surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Board-certified in hand surgery, Dr. Ellis also holds a masters degree from Harvard University School of Public Health.

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Samir R. Shah, M.D.Samir R. Shah, M.D.
Dr. Shah is a plastic surgeon with extensive experience in hand and wrist surgery. He earned his medical degree from Chicago Medical School. He trained in general surgery and completed a plastic surgery residency at Loyola University Medical School. In addition, Dr. Shah completed a fellowship in hand/microsurgery at Stony Brook University in New York.

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Nicholas Speziale, M.D., FACSNicholas Speziale, M.D., FACS
After earning his medical degree, Dr. Speziale completed a fellowship in hand and microsurgery. He is board-certified in plastic surgery and hand surgery, and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

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