The shoulder team at First State Orthopaedics is comprised of board-certified, fellowship trained surgeons who specialize in all areas of shoulder diagnosis and treatment. Shoulder injuries and overuse conditions are common in active individuals of all ages. Our surgeons specialize in nonoperative treatment and all forms of shoulder surgery, ranging from arthroscopy and minimally invasive procedures to complex fracture work, and shoulder replacement. They specialize in both nonoperative treatment and all forms of shoulder surgery, from arthroscopy and minimally invasive procedures to complex fracture work, and partial and complete shoulder replacement. Accordingly, they constantly develop new, more innovative methods of evaluating and treating patients.

Frequently Treated Problems:

  • Arthritis of the shoulder 
  • Dislocation or instability 
  • Fractures Frozen shoulder 
  • Rotator cuff tears 
  • Acromioclavicular (AC) joint separation 
  • Tendonitis/Bursitis 
  • Labral tears and SLAP lesions

Our Services:

  • Rotator cuff repair – Arthroscopic and open
  • Arthroplasty – Partial, Total, and Reverse 
  • Instability and labral repair – Arthroscopic and open 
  • Biceps tenodesis – Arthroscopic and open 
  • SLAP repair 
  • Bankart repair 
  • AC joint reconstruction and repair 
  • Fracture treatment