Clinical Service

The MacHANd clinicians are multidisciplinary experts in hand and upper limb related injuries, diseases, disorders, and conditions.

Comprehensive clinical care is offered at practice locations at the Hamilton Health Sciences family of hospitals and St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton.

To find out more about the MacHANd clinicians’ primary areas of specialty, practice locations and contact information, please see the Referral List.

For Clinical or Patient Referral inquiries, please contact the therapist or physician's office directly. 

Below are links to websites related to the hand and upper limb.

Hand Surgery

American Association for Hand Surgery

American Society for Surgery of the Hand

Hand Therapy

American Society of Hand Therapists

Canadian Society of Hand Therapists

Hand Therapy Canada

Medical Associations

American Medical Association

Canadian Medical Association

College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario

Hamilton Academy of Medicine

Ontario Medical Association

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

Occupational Therapy

American Occupational Therapy Association

Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists

College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario

Ontario Society of Occupational Therapy


American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons

Canadian Orthopaedic Association

Joint Orthopaedic Initiative for National Trials of the Shoulder – Canada

McMaster University, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery

Ontario Orthopaedic Association

St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton, Fracture and Orthopaedics Outpatient Clinic

Orthopaedic Surgery

Hamilton Health Sciences, Orthopaedic/Fracture Clinics

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Canadian Association of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


Canadian Physiotherapy Association

College of Physiotherapists of Ontario

Ontario Physiotherapy Association

Plastic Surgery

American Society of Plastic Surgeons

Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons

McMaster University, Division of Plastic Surgery


Canadian Association of Radiologists

Radiological Society of North America

Rehabilitation Science

McMaster University, School of Rehabilitation Science

Sports Medicine

American College of Sport Medicine

American Medical Society for Sport Medicine

American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine

Canadian Academy of Sports Medicine

Other Useful Links

Hamilton Health Sciences

Health Canada

McMaster University, Faculty of Health Sciences

Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care

St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton

Workplace Safety and Insurance Board

General Information

Mailing Address:

MacHANd (c/o Margaret Lomotan)
School of Rehabilitation Sciences
Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University
Institute of Applied Health Sciences,
Room 403, 1400 Main St. W. Hamilton, ON L8S 1C7