Scapula Injuries

The scapula is one of the shoulder's main bones. Scapula injuries are relatively uncommon, but can happen in high-impact events, like car accidents or falls.

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Sports Medicine + Shoulder Program

Find the care you need for sports related injuries from the specialists at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, helping you return to action using today's advanced therapies.
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Doctors + Care Team

Christopher Geary, MD

Christopher Geary, MD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Orthopedic Surgeon; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Orthopedics
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5148
Fax #: 617-636-5178

Shoulder instability and dislocation, rotator cuff repair, labral repair, shoulder arthritis and joint replacement, minimally invasive arthroscopic surgery for shoulder, knee, hip and ankle, cartilage injuries and joint preservation, meniscus repair, management of knee ligament injuries (ACL, PCL, MCL), multi-ligament knee injuries and reconstruction, overuse injuries in athletes, adult and adolescent sports medicine, women’s sports injuries and prevention, workers' compensation

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Matthew Salzler, MD

Matthew Salzler, MD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Chief, Division of Sports Medicine; Orthopaedic Surgeon; Director of Orthopaedic Research; Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Orthopedics
Appt. Phone: 617-636-3369
Fax #: 617-636-5178

Shoulder instability and dislocation, rotator cuff repair, labral repair, minimally invasive arthroscopic surgery for shoulder, knee, hip and ankle, cartilage injuries and joint preservation, meniscus repair, management of knee ligament injures (ACL, MCL, multi-ligament), overuse injuries in athletes, adult and adolescent sports medicine, women's sports injuries and preservation, workers' compensation

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