We specialize in conditions such as arthritis (degenerative, traumatic and inflammatory); compression neuropathy (carpal tunnel and cubital tunnel syndromes); fractures and sprains of the fingers, hand, and wrist; and lacerations, ruptures, and triggering of hand and wrist tendons and nerves. We also manage masses and lesions (cysts, ganglions and deformity), pediatric congenital deformity, sports injuries (fractures, sprains and dislocations), and stiffness.
Tyson R. Jakobson, PA-C, MPAS has been working in hand and wrist orthopedics for over a decade. During this time, he has trained with five board-certified orthopedic hand surgeons to build a practice of non-operative and minimally invasive treatments for hand and wrist pathologies. Tyson enjoys evaluating new patients, developing treatment plans to support fast recovery, and following up to ensure successful outcomes. He frequently manages conditions such as trigger finger, carpal tunnel syndrome, De Quervain’s tenosynovitis, Dupuytren's disease, ganglion cyst, and hand and thumb osteoarthritis. He also cares for injuries to the hand and wrist such as fractures and injuries to tendons, nerves, and ligaments. He has a passion for treating Dupuytren's disease with non-operative Xiaflex® treatments.
Tyson is on adjunct faculty with Touro University Nevada and Idaho State University physician assistant programs. He is also a clinical preceptor to physician assistant students throughout the year. Tyson graduated high school in Caldwell, earned his bachelor’s degree in biology from Boise State University, and worked with the Bogus Basin Ski Patrol for two seasons prior to completing his physician assistant master’s degree at Touro University Nevada.Tyson is very active and enjoys adventures with his family, boating, snowmobiling, mountain biking and snow skiing. He loves coaching his sons in their sports endeavors as well, including lacrosse, basketball, baseball, soccer and football.
Dustin I. Judd, MD is a board certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in hand, wrist, elbow, and microsurgery. His areas of focus include nerve conditions (carpal and cubital tunnel syndrome); tendinopathies (trigger finger, De Quervain's tenosynovitis); arthritis (including thumb carpometacarpal arthritis); fractures; and ligament and other soft tissue injuries. Dr. Judd emphasizes conservative management of upper extremity conditions and has the expertise to treat these conditions surgically, when appropriate.
Dr. Judd serves as medical director for hand and wrist surgery at St. Luke's. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Weber State University, graduating summa cum laude. He received his medical degree from the University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine and completed his orthopedic surgery residency at the Oklahoma University Health Sciences Center. He spent an additional year specializing in hand and microsurgery at the Joseph H. Boyes Hand and Microsurgery Fellowship at the University of Southern California.
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