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Training in AdvancedShoulder & Elbow Surgery

  • Arthroplasty
    • Hemiarthroplasty
    • Revision Arthroplasty
    • Open Glenoid Bone Grafting
  • Rotator Cuff Treatment
    • Revision Rotator Cuff Repair
    • Patch Augmentation
  • Shoulder Instability
    • Arthroscopic Labral Repair
    • Remplissage
  • Trauma
    • ORIF of Acute Fractures
    • Nonunions
    • Arthroplasty for Trauma
  • Elbow
    • Distal Biceps Repair
    • Triceps Repair
    • Elbow Arthroscopy
University of Utah

Gain ValuableClinical Experience

In addition to experiencing a high volume of common pathologies and procedures, the University of Utah serves as the tertiary referral center for 10% of the continental United States, and thus the fellow will have the opportunity to see uncommon and unusual conditions & treatments.

Guidance by Leading ExpertsImparting Expertise in Shoulder & Elbow Care

Reverse ShoulderReplacement

Reverse total shoulder replacement is an advanced surgical technique specifically designed for rotator cuff tear arthropathy, a condition where the patient suffers from shoulder arthritis associated with rotator cuff injury.

Robert Z Tashjian MD
ArthroscopicLatarjet Procedure

Arthroscopic Latarjet is a novel minimally invasive surgical procedure to treat chronic shoulder instability or anterior shoulder dislocation, usually caused by bone loss or a fracture of the glenoid.

Arthroscopic Latarjet Procedure
BenefitsWhy Choose Our
Fellowship Program
  • Guidance by Highly Trained Experts, leaders in the field of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery.
  • Unique Clinical Experience: Opportunity to diagnose and treat a wide variety of common and uncommon conditions.
  • Large volume of surgical cases: By graduation, most fellows have performed >500 surgeries including arthroplasties, rotator cuff repairs, instability repairs, and elbow surgeries.
  • Develop Research Skills: We provide our fellows with a strong background in a variety of the latest research techniques.
  • Didactic Learning: Offering a wealth of organized didactic conferences including weekly indications conferences to discuss upcoming & recently completed difficult & challenging procedures.

Elevating the Standards of Orthopedic CareUnderstanding The Value of Fellowship Training

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Research & Publications

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    Fixed- vs. variable-angle humeral neck cut in anatomic total shoulder arthroplasty: a randomized controlled trial

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    Reverse total shoulder arthroplasty and resting radiographic scapular rotation

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    The Effect of Rotator Cuff Repair on Natural History: A Systematic Review of Intermediate to Long-Term Outcomes

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University Orthopaedic Center

590 Wakara Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108

(561) 627-8500

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