Shoulder and Elbow

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Dr. Syed Ashfaq Hasan

University of Maryland Orthopaedics' Shoulder and Elbow Program is recognized as a leader in patient care. To enhance patients' mobility, diminish pain, increase function and independence and improve their quality of life, our team creates and utilizes the latest advances in shoulder and elbow diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation.

We recognize that each patient has a unique problem requiring specialized treatment. We strive to individualize care to every patient and prescribe a treatment plan to suit their needs. Treatment options include:


We are dedicated to treating every condition that affects the shoulder and elbow, including:

Our experienced, multidisciplinary team includes:

  • Orthopaedic surgeons
  • Rehabilitation physicians
  • Neurologists
  • Occupational therapists
  • Physical therapists
  • Athletic trainers

Cutting edge technology is used to provide each patient with the innovations available to treat their specific problem. Minimally invasive arthroscopic shoulder and elbow surgery provides patients with a faster recovery, less pain and improved function. With regards to shoulder and elbow replacement surgery, experience can never be replaced. Our team gives these patients with arthritic shoulders and elbows the opportunity to once again live and work in a fuller capacity.

Our basic science and clinical research is aimed at providing newer surgical techniques and following the outcomes in these patients to strive to ever improve on their functional status.

UM Orthopaedics' Shoulder and Elbow Program offers affiliated occupational and physical therapists (Kernan Physical Therapy) specially trained in rehabilitation of the shoulder and elbow prior to and after surgical reconstruction. Their focused efforts allow our elite level athletes, weekend warriors and entire patient population to reach their goals.

For more information about UM Orthopaedics or to make an appointment, call toll-free at 1-877-771-4567 or 410-448-6400, send us an e-mail or complete our secure contact form.

This page was last updated: October 8, 2014

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