Photo of Dr. Catherine Curtin, Professor of Surgery at Stanford University.
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Dr. Catherine Curtin is a plastic/hand surgeon. Her clinical focus is peripheral nerve surgery and upper limb reconstruction. She attended Wellesley college and Yale University for medical school. She did her residency at the University of Michigan and her hand fellowship at Stanford University. She completed the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Fellowship. Dr. Curtin has specialized in hand surgery and peripheral nerve surgery. She is interested in pain after surgery and treats this clinically as well as studies post operative pain in her research endeavors.

Dr. Curtin's research interests include maintaining and optimizing upper limb function in people with spinal cord injury, improving pain and general well being after severe hand injuries, and improving treatment and recognition of pain.