Dr. Neil Jones, orthopedic surgery professor at UC Irvine, presided over the 25th annual meeting of the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, held last month in Hawaii. As society president, Jones spoke about the current state of toe-to-hand transfer surgery for finger and thumb reconstruction, which has been used on adults who have sustained traumatic injuries to their hands and children born without fingers or thumbs. As chief of hand surgery at UCI, Jones is a pioneer and one of the world’s leading practitioners of this complex microsurgery procedure. He came to UCI last year from UCLA to establish the Center for Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery.