Shoulder & Elbow
Pain and poor function can make it hard to do everyday tasks. At our Shoulder and Elbow Program, you'll get relief from arm pain. Our orthopaedic doctors have the upper extremity expertise and skill to fix a range of issues, including common shoulder injuries such as rotator cuff tears and arthritis pain. We have multiple convenient locations throughout Los Angeles, so you can find care close to home.
Our Approach to Upper Extremity Care
When it comes to arm pain and injuries, our orthopaedic doctors never take a one-size-fits-all approach. Your diagnosis is just one factor doctors consider when deciding on a treatment plan. Our specialists also think about what led to your condition, how long you've had it, your lifestyle and previous treatments. This personalized approach helps you avoid surgery (when possible) while matching you with the most effective therapies.
Other highlights of our program include:
Upper Extremity Expertise
Our shoulder and elbow surgeons have the highest level of training in upper limb care. Patients experience better arm function and less pain, no matter their condition or age. We also have surgeons who are members of renowned organizations, including the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (ASES). The mission of ASES is to foster scientific advances and enhance the study of shoulder and elbow surgery.
Superior Nursing Care
The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) has awarded our nursing team with Magnet Recognition®, the gold standard for nursing care. Our patients have more one-on-one time with nurses and experience faster recoveries and higher satisfaction.
Active Research Program
Our orthopaedic doctors are constantly improving current treatments and developing better therapies. Because of their research focus, you have access to the latest techniques, implants and technology to treat shoulder and elbow conditions.
You have access to nonsurgical treatments, such as cortisone shots and physical therapy. We also provide advanced surgeries, including anatomic and reverse total shoulder replacements and Tommy John surgery.
Our orthopaedic doctors—including experts in surgery, trauma and upper extremity care—have regular multidisciplinary meetings to discuss patients and improve care. Our orthopaedic surgeons also work closely with physical medicine and rehabilitation specialists to make sure your care is safe, consistent and effective.
Shoulder and Elbow Replacement
We specialize in upper joint replacement surgeries for the shoulder and elbow. No matter your level of arm pain, arm function, lifestyle and goals, we tailor our surgical care to give you the best result possible. We also offer opportunities to participate in clinical trials for promising new implants and techniques.