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Shoulder Injuries and Disorders

Shoulder injuries and disorders are very common. Common shoulder problems are sprains, strains, dislocations, separations, tendinitis, bursitis, torn rotator cuffs, frozen shoulder, fractures, and arthritis.

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Sports Medicine and Shoulder Program

The sports medicine specialists at Tufts Medical Center are team physicians who help you return to action using today’s advanced surgical and non-surgical therapies.
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Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Program

The Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Program at Tufts Medical Center in Boston uses cutting-edge equipment to diagnose and treat patients with musculoskeletal injuries and disorders.
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Doctors + Care Team

Christopher Geary, MD

Christopher Geary, MD

Title(s): Orthopedic Surgeon; Chief of Sports Medicine; 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

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Janeth Yinh, MD

Janeth Yinh, MD

Title(s): Rheumatologist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Rheumatology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5990
Fax #: 617-636-2388

General rheumatology, musculoskeletal ultrasound

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Matthew Salzler, MD

Matthew Salzler, MD

Title(s): Orthopaedic Surgeon; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Orthopedics
Appt. Phone: 617-636-3369
Fax #: 617-636-5178

Sports medicine including arthroscopy and reconstructive procedures of the knee, shoulder and hip

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