The Shoulder Center



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Waterbury Hospital has particular excellence in the evaluation and management of shoulder injuries by experienced, fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeons.

High-quality musculoskeletal radiologists experienced OR teams, a full complement of advanced arthroscopic instrumentation and state-of-the-art rehabilitation combine to make Waterbury Hospital a regional leader in shoulder care.

It is the goal of The Shoulder Center to provide educational resources for patients to learn about the evaluation and management of shoulder problems. We also want to make it easy for you to identify surgeons in Greater Waterbury who have a particular interest and special training in treating shoulder disorders.

Among those on The Shoulder Center medical staff are Paul Beauvais, MD, William Flynn, MD, Robert Hendrikson, MD, Michael Kaplan, MD, Eric Olson, MD, Dennis Rodin, MD, Glenn Taylor, MD, and Frederick “Eric” Watson. Visit Our Surgeons to find their contact information.

To learn more about your shoulder injury, use the navigation buttons to the right to explore a variety of text, flash and video presentations.


Table of Contents

Type of Injury

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Where does it hurt?
Rotator Cuff Tears
Frozen Shoulder
Degenerative Arthritis

SLAP Lesions

Biceps Tendonitis