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    Our physicians are orthopaedic surgeons who have pursued additional subspecialty training at the fellowship level in order to provide the most up-to-date and comprehensive treatment of the whole upper extremity. In combination with our trained therapists and medical staff, our physicians provide the very best in both surgical and nonsurgical evaluation and treatment.

  • Frequently treated problems include:


    • Shoulder reconstruction, both arthroscopic and open
    • Shoulder arthritis (rheumatoid, osteo- and post-traumatic), including the whole spectrum from nonarthroplasty replacement, resurfacing and reverse arthroplasty
    • Acromioclavicular and sternoclavicular joint injuries/instability including arthroscopic stabilization
    • Rotator cuff tears and arthropathy
    • Unstable shoulders (primary and revision stabilization)
    • Proximal humeral fractures


    • Elbow instability (fractures, dislocations, fracture dislocations and recurrent instability)
    • Stiff elbow (soft-tissue and bony)
    • Radial head fractures (fixation, reconstruction and replacement)
    • Tennis and golfer's elbow (nonoperative and arthroscopic management)
    • Elbow arthritis (rheumatoid, osteo- and post-traumatic; arthroscopic recontouring, hemiarthroplasty, total elbow replacement and revision elbow arthroplasty)
    • Biceps/triceps ruptures
    • Sports injuries
    • Osteochondritis dissecans (OCD)
    • Essex-lopresti injuries
    • Forearm rotational stiffness management


    • Carpal tunnel syndrome
    • Wrist and hand fractures
    • Arthritis of the hand and wrist
    • Stiff and painful hand problems
    • Poor circulation of the hand or fingers
    • Numbness, tingling and nerve problems
    • Trauma to the hand, including sprains and lacerations
    • Work-related injuries
    • Recreational and sports-related injuries
    • Hand and arm pain

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