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Shoulder Surgery

A Premier Institution for Shoulder Surgery

When your shoulder hurts, even simple things like getting dressed in the morning or going to sleep at night can be painful. Our shoulder specialists are experts in the treatment of all types of shoulder problems. They use the latest technology and diagnostic tools to help find the cause of the pain and guide you to the best solution. Because the shoulder is very complex, and people use it in different ways, treatment is highly-individualized and geared to getting patients back to what they want to do.

Our innovation and research has helped the department earn a reputation as one of the nation’s premiere institutions for shoulder surgery. Our surgeons treat injuries to tendons and ligaments, pain caused by arthritis, fractures and pain from previous surgeries which may have been unsuccessful. They have been pioneers in the use of minimally invasive, arthroscopic surgery which makes procedures less painful, allows for smaller incisions, and causes less trauma to the muscles around the shoulder. Arthroscopy has also allowed for more outpatient procedures, which means you can recover at home and more quickly resume everyday activities.

Our team treats shoulder pain associated with injuries and conditions including:

  • Rotator cuff injury and tear repair
  • Tears of the Labrum
  • Shoulder dislocations
  • Total shoulder replacement
  • Reverse shoulder arthroplasty
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Complex shoulder surgery revisions for people who have had previous unsuccessful shoulder surgery
  • Fracture treatment
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