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  • Elbow Fracture
  • Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Distal Biceps Repair
  • MCL Sprain-
    PRP Treatment Therapy
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Labrum Repair
  • AC Separation
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Anter-Inferior
      Capsular Shift
  • AC Separation
  • Bilat TSR
  • Hemiarthroplasty
  • Removal of Clavicle
    Fracture Fragment
  • Reverse TSR
  • Latissimus Dorsi Tendon Transfer
  • KNEE
  • Meniscal Repair
  • Patellar Stabilization
  • Microfracture
  • Meniscal Repair

Marc -
Total Shoulder Replacement

I can not thank Dr. Levine and the staff enough for all their work and help in getting my shoulder fixed. I made my initial appointment with Dr. Levine as I had limited mobility and steady pain in my right shoulder. I was 47 and still very active, lifting weights, skiing, mountain-biking and golfing. I figured a quick arthroscopic cleaning and I would be good to go. After my x-ray, Dr. Levine said it was not such an easy fix and that I needed a total shoulder replacement as my joint looked like that of an 80-year old. I had never heard of a shoulder replacement and left the office in shock. After doing some home research I agreed this was my only option.

The procedure was tolerable and, like any surgery, the key is the post-operative physical therapy, within 6 months I was pain free and back to full activity. I just had my 2-year anniversary and it is remarkable. I have no pain of any kind. I can throw a football, lift weights and do almost any activity 100% pain free. I highly recommend Dr. Levine and the staff at Columbia University-Department of Orthopaedics, as it has allowed me to continue a very aggressive athletic lifestyle that is free of pain. Thank you again.

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