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Sports Medicine & Shoulder Surgery at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) is committed to providing our patients with the highest standard of care. We customize your treatment and rehabilitation program so you can return to your previous level of activity quickly and safely.

We are fully staffed to diagnose, treat, and rehabilitate all types of orthopaedic injuries and as our patient, you will have access to all of the specialists within the Carl J. Shapiro Department of Orthopaedics and at BIDMC.

Same-Day Evaluations

We offer same-day evaluations for injured athletes every day of the week at all of our office locations. To make an appointment for an injured athlete, call 617-667-3940.

After hours and on weekends, please leave a detailed message including the patient's name, phone number and a brief description of their injury. All calls will be returned the morning of the next business day.

Each athlete has his/her own individual needs. We meet those needs using a variety of resources, including medical evaluation, advanced imaging, rehabilitation, and surgical intervention, when necessary.

Specialists in Shoulder and Knee Disorders

Sports Medicine & Shoulder Surgery is dedicated to providing excellent treatment for all orthopaedic problems in patients of all ages. Our fellowship-trained physicians are specialists in knee and shoulder disorders.

  • Athletic injury evaluation
  • Knee and shoulder evaluation and treatment
  • Adolescent injury assessment
  • On-site radiology (X-Ray) services
  • Athletic rehabilitation and physical therapy consultations
  • Injury prevention
  • Community outreach

Shoulder Injuries We Treat

As shoulder surgery specialists, our team treats anything that affects the shoulder from tendonitis to instability, including fractures, arthritis and rotator cuff tears.

Common conditions that we treat include:

  • Acromioclavicular sprains (shoulder sprains)
  • Adhesive capsulitis (frozen shoulder)
  • Arthritis
  • Bursitis
  • Dislocations and subluxations
  • Fractures
  • Impingement syndrome
  • Rotator cuff strains and tears
  • Rotator cuff tendonitis
  • Shoulder laxity

Knee Injuries We Treat

As knee surgery specialists, our team treats anything that affects the athletes knee from cartilage injuries to ligament tears, including dislocations and fractures.

Common conditions that we treat include:

  • ACL tears
  • Anterior knee pain
  • Arthritis
  • Articular cartilage injuries
  • Colateral ligament sprains & strains (MCL and LCL)
  • Cruciate ligament tears
    (ACL and PCL)
  • Knee dislocations and subluxations
  • Fractures
  • Malalignment
  • Meniscal cartilage injuries
  • Quadriceps and patellar tendonitis

Contact Information

Carl J. Shapiro Department of Orthopaedics
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
330 Brookline Avenue
Boston, MA 02215
617-667-3940