Jefferson University Hospitals

Shoulder & Elbow Center

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The Jefferson Shoulder and Elbow Center at Jefferson Methodist Hospital, with experts from Rothman Orthopaedics at Jefferson Health and Philadelphia Hand to Shoulder Center at Jefferson Health, is one of the busiest in the country for treating shoulder and elbow conditions. 

The team performs about 4,500 shoulder or elbow surgeries each year. Our surgeons are leaders in the field and have been involved in the design of various surgical implants, including shoulder and elbow replacement systems. 

In the operating room at Jefferson Methodist Hospital, our surgeons continually assess techniques to improve patient outcomes and minimize risks. We are a leading center for the evaluation of intra-operative nerve monitoring during shoulder arthroplasty.

Shoulder & Elbow Treatments Offered in Philadelphia & South Jersey

  • Surgery for arthritis in the shoulder and elbow
  • Arthroscopic and open surgery in the shoulder and elbow
  • Repair for distal bicep and tricep rupture 
  • Treatment of rotator cuff injuries
  • Shoulder and elbow replacement
  • Treatment of shoulder and elbow sports injuries, fractures and dislocations
  • Treatment of shoulder and elbow instability
  • Treatment of tendonitis

Our Approach to Diagnosis & Treatment

Your surgery might only require an outpatient office visit, where dedicated Shoulder and Elbow Center nurses and staff will care for you. If your surgery requires an inpatient stay, our highly regarded nursing and therapy team will offer round-the-clock care in our spacious rooms on a designated unit.

The Center's anesthesia team is a national leader in acute pain management for shoulder and elbow procedures. The team specializes in ultrasound-guided upper extremity regional nerve blocks, which provides you with prolonged pain relief, while allowing for a more rapid emergence from general anesthesia and fewer side effects.

Make an Appointment

Call 1-800-JEFF-NOW (1-800-533-3669) or make an appointment online.