Is Hand Surgery a branch of Plastic Surgery?

Hand Surgery is a very specialized field and Plastic Surgeons are specially trained in this field. All types of hand deformities whether these are congenital or due to trauma or burn etc. can be corrected. In trauma cases where amputation of hand is advised due to skin loss the opinion of Plastic Surgeon is very important. In majority of these patients hand or limb can be saved by Reconstructive Plastic Surgery life and life long disability can be avoided.