Orthopedic surgeon specializing in upper limb surgery


Dr. Erez Avisar is a renowned specialist in hand surgery and orthopedics in Israel and internationally. With over 16 years of clinical experience, he possesses skills in minimally invasive joint replacement surgery, arthroscopic surgery of the upper limbs, peripheral nerve and tendon repair, treatment of post-traumatic conditions, and Dupuytren’s contracture treatment using Xiapex injections, among others. He serves as the Head of the Hand Surgery Clinic.

Education and Medical Practice:

Dr. Erez Avisar graduated from the Faculty of Medicine at the Technion University of Technology in 1995. He completed his internship in orthopedic surgery at Assaf Harofe Medical Center, followed by a hand surgery internship. He then pursued a year-long fellowship at University College London and Great Ormond Street Hospital in 2010, and another year-long fellowship at the Indiana Hand to Shoulder Center in 2011.

Academic Endeavors:

Erez Avisar teaches at Tel Aviv University and London Global University, conducting research on immobilization techniques for bone fractures, treatment of articular cartilage degeneration at the base of the thumb, and peripheral nerve treatment.


  • Upper limb surgery, joint replacement
  • Elbow joint surgery
  • Trauma and diseases of the elbow, wrist, and fingers
  • Peripheral nerve diseases and injuries
  • Minimally invasive surgery

Conditions Treated by the Doctor:

  • Degenerative joint disease
  • Joint diseases
  • Dupuytren’s contracture
  • Joint replacement
  • Xiapex injection
  • Tendon correction of the hand
  • Elbow joint surgery
  • Tendon reconstruction
  • Hand tumor removal
  • Shoulder surgery – habitual shoulder dislocation
  • Endoprosthesis replacement and arthroscopy
  • Finger joint endoprosthesis

Areas of Research:

  • Research on peripheral nerve compression syndromes
  • Research on the immobilization of ulna bone fractures
  • Research on articular cartilage erosion at the base of the thumb

Professional Memberships:

  • Israeli Orthopedic Surgeons Association
  • Israeli Hand Surgery Association
  • Areas of Research
  • Research on peripheral nerve compression syndromes
  • Research on immobilization techniques for ulna bone fractures
  • Research on articular cartilage inflammation at the base of the thumb