TSA with CT Guidance

Total shoulder arthroplasty is a great procedure for patients with arthritis. But it can be technically challenging secondary to bone loss, deformity and difficult exposure. Watch my video to learn how we are tackling these challenges. Please click like and share on YouTube.
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Rotator Cuff Tear

Have you been told that you have a rotator cuff tear that cannot be repaired? Historically there are really no options for the younger patient. Superior Capsule reconstruction was introduced around 2 years ago and early results are promising. Patients are experiencing incredible pain relief and improved function. Check out my video at link below.…
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Total Shoulder Replacement – The subscapularis is vital!!

Total shoulder arthroplasty is a fantastic procedure for a patient with shoulder arthritis who has failed conservative therapies. The subscapularis (rotator cuff tendon that has to be taken down to do the procedure) repair is equally important to a properly implanted prosthesis. Check out my video on my subscapularis repair technique. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qJY7EqA51Ls
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Save Your Knee (Knee Preservation)

Knee preservation On of my primary interest is helping younger patients who have early arthritis or loss of meniscus. There are a host of options for these past that I perform. Included are cartilage restoration ( autologous chondrocyte implantation, meniscal allograft transplantation, osteoarticular implantation (autograft and allograft). Additionally, non-operative options are available. The decision as…
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Save your knee – Autologous Chondrocyte implantation

Cartilage lesions and arthritis is the bane of the human knee.  There are not many good options when it comes to treating these lesions in young patients.  Yet they cause pain, catching and loss of functional activity.  As a first line, a simple chondroplasty (clean up/shave) can help but it does not cure the underlying…
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New Arthroscopic Cuff Repair Video

I always strive to do better and learn from past experiences.  Although, I have performed many hundreds of rotator cuff repairs, I am constantly looking for ways “to do it better”.  Check out my most recent video of cuff repair 2016.  This will be posted on VuMedi as a tutorial for other surgeons so the…
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Guidelines for Injury Prevention in Young Throwers

The incidence of shoulder and elbow injuries are increasing at an alarming rate in youth baseball. With the demands on our kids to play in year round programs in order to be competitive, their skeletally immature bodies are exposed to stresses that can lead to significant problems. Parents and coaches are constantly asking about what…
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Options for Patients with Irreparable Rotator Cuff Tears

Rotator cuff tears are the most common cause of disabling shoulder pain. Persons with these tears often complain of shoulder pain with activities, but often progress to pain at rest and most notably at night. This night pain interferes with sleep which often leads to an evaluation by an Orthopaedic Surgeon. Rotator cuff tears come…
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