Orthopedic & Sports Medicine In NYC
Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
As one of the select few arthroscopic shoulder surgeons in the New York metro area, Dr. Stuart Springer is uniquely qualified to treat a wide range of orthopedic injuries safely and effectively. Dr. Springer brings with him 40 years of independent, clinical experience in orthopedics and sports medicine. Each and every patient is given an ample amount of one-on-one time, and treatment plans are developed according to your unique symptoms and lifestyle needs.
In addition to being a highly-trained, board-certified orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Springer currently serves as the Director of the International Arthroscopy Center at the Hospital for Joint Diseases. It is our continuing mission to stay on the forefront of the latest advancements of orthopedic medicine, and to educate patients about all of their options. When you are a patient of Dr. Springer, you are treated with the utmost compassion and expertise. If you are looking for the most qualified arthroscopic shoulder surgeon in New York, you have come to the right place.
Manhattan’s #1 Orthopedic Doctor
Minimally-Invasive Shoulder Surgery
Arthroscopic shoulder surgery is a versatile, minimally-invasive procedure used to correct numerous soft tissue problems in the shoulder, including:
- Ligament damage
- Bone spurs
- Loose cartilage
- Rotator cuff injury
These problems commonly arise from injury, chronic overuse, and age-related wear and tear. At Stuart Springer MD PC, we understand how painful and limiting these conditions can be. Our continuing mission is to make your visits with us as smooth and pain-free as possible. Dr. Springer will work with you to determine the exact cause of your condition, and formulate the best treatment plan based on your symptoms. If you are seeking a highly trained shoulder doctor, you need look no further than the team at Stuart Springer MD PC.
Patient-Centric, Compassionate Care
Leading Private Orthopedic Practice
Dr. Springer of Stuart Springer MD PC has decades of clinical experience performing rotator cuff repair surgery, as well as arthroscopic surgeries of the knee, ankle, and shoulder. Our dedicated staff make it a point to spend ample time with each and every patient, ensuring the best possible clinical outcomes. You can put your ‘orthopedic surgeon manhattan’ searches to rest when you become a patient at our practice. If you are suffering with chronic or acute shoulder pain, call or book an appointment online today to schedule an evaluation.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is A Shoulder Arthroscopy Safe?
Yes. Arthroscopic shoulder surgery has been performed since the 1970’s. It has made diagnosis, treatment and recovery from shoulder surgery much easier for patients.
How Long Does It Take To Recover From A Shoulder Arthroscopy?
Recovery from this type of surgery can take anywhere from 1 to 6 months. How long recovery takes will depend on the extent of your injuries, and how much repair had to be done during surgery. You will most likely be in an arm sling for at least the first week following surgery.
When Is A Shoulder Arthroscopy Needed?
Your doctor may recommend a shoulder arthroscopy if you have any of the following painful conditions that have not responded well to nonsurgical treatment:
- A torn labrum/ligament
- Shoulder instability
- A torn biceps tendon
- A torn/inflamed rotator cuff
- Inflammation of the joint
- Arthritis in the collarbone
- Shoulder impingement syndrome
What Are The Benefits Of Arthroscopic Surgery?
An arthroscopic surgery boasts numerous benefits over open surgery, including:
- Reduced pain
- Reduced stiffness
- Fewer post-surgical complications
- Quicker recovery
- Shorter stay in the hospital (if surgery is performed in a hospital)