Shoulder & Elbow Services

Why Choose MUSC Health?

At MUSC Health, we provide the most advanced treatment and care that patients expect from a leading academic medical center. Whether you come for a consultation or a complex orthopaedic procedure, you’ll be cared for from diagnosis through treatment and recovery by a nationally recognized team of experts. Our hospital has been named by U.S. News & World Report as the No. 1 hospital in South Carolina, and as a top performing hospital for orthopedics treatment and care.

MUSC Health has earned The Joint Commission Seal of Approval for Orthopedics.MUSC Health has received the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Hip, Knee, and Shoulder Joint Replacement Certification. The Gold Seal of Approval® is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective patient care.

We’re the official sports medicine provider for the Charleston RiverDogs, the South Carolina Stingrays, the Charleston Battery, and the College of Charleston.

Find an MUSC Health location, specializing in shoulder and elbow treatments, using this link. 

Conditions We Treat

Most of the conditions we treat can be managed non-operatively, but when surgery is needed, we perform both arthroscopic and open surgery, as well as joint replacement, if necessary. From athletic related-injuries to common everyday injuries, our expert team works with you to restore your quality of life and prior mobility.

Examples of common conditions we treat include:

  • Shoulder replacement surgery
  • Rotator cuff surgery
  • Shoulder instability
  • Shoulder fracture
  • Clavicle fracture
  • Advanced shoulder arthroscopy
  • Tommy John surgery (UCL reconstruction)
  • Elbow replacement
  • Advanced elbow arthroscopy
  • Athletic injuries
  • Elbow instability