Thoracic Outlet

Thoracic outlet syndrome happens when the nerves below the neck are compressed or squeezed. It causes pain in the shoulder, neck, and arm.

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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

Antonio D. Lassaletta, MD

Antonio D. Lassaletta, MD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Thoracic Surgeon; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5589
Fax #: 617-636-9095

General thoracic and foregut surgery, minimally invasive thoracic surgery, surgical robotics

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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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