Fellowship Trained Surgeons

Hand, Wrist, and Elbow

We identify and guide you through a comprehensive care plan to take hold of your life again. Orthopedic Partners Fellowship-trained surgeons Dr. Tarik Kardestuncer and Dr. Agnes Dardas lead the way in providing minimally invasive treatments for hand, wrist, and elbow disorders.

Complete Orthopedic Care

Hand, wrist, and elbow

Orthopedic Partners was founded with the commitment to bring quality care close to home. We recognize that if you or a loved one is injured, it’s more than painful – it’s stressful, confusing, and exhausting. We help you live the life you love again faster, on your schedule, and with nationally-recognized hand and upper extremity experts you can trust to support you through your complete care journey. 

Offering the latest advancements in orthopedic treatment and rehabilitations, we recognize the importance of beginning with conservative and minimally invasive treatment.

From diagnosis, to treatments, second opinions, and surgeries, we will be here for you at every stage of your recovery. 

Why Choose Us


You can feel comfortable and confident, knowing that our surgeons are all specialists, with elite education, continuous training, and a career commitment to foot and ankle injury and rehabilitation.

Patient-Centered Care

You deserve to be heard. We will listen and respect your experience, values, needs, and preferences in the planning, coordination, and delivery of your care. At Orthopedic Partners, you're not a name, you're a neighbor.

Every Outcome Counts

We pride ourselves on serving this community one patient at a time and are committed to delivering treatments that will decrease your pain and improve your mobility through non operative and/or surgical treatment.

Cutting-Edge Tech

From comprehensive diagnostic testing to innovative conservative care and advanced surgical techniques, we provide state of the art, evidence-based care, pursuing minimally-invasive treatment and delivering unmatched care close to home.

Increased Access

You shouldn't have to wait or travel to receive the care you need. Our team works diligently to ensure you can schedule the treatment you need on your timeline in the comfort of your local community.

Complete Care Journey

Your treatment begins and ends with Orthopedic Partners. We're committed to providing a seamless patient experience with onsite physical therapy and pain management rehabilitation so you can achieve long-term health.

Tarik Kardestuncer, M.D.

Dr. Kardestuncer’s areas of expertise include: Hand, Carpal Tunnel, Trigger Finger, Ulna Nerve Surgery, Wrist CMC Arthroscopy, & Upper Extremity Fractures.

Dr. Kardestuncer was awarded Top Doctor by Connecticut Magazine.

Agnes Dardas, M.D.

Dr. Dardas looks forward to providing you and your loved ones with the best comprehensive surgical and non-surgical treatment of various conditions of the fingers, hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder. She uses minimally invasive, arthroscopic, and microsurgical techniques when appropriate.

We Aid Patients With All Injuries

Whether it’s a minor or major pain that’s limited your ability to move well, our team of expert orthopedic specialists is the starting point and solution for all your orthopedic needs.