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Orthopedic shoulder surgery in Winston-Salem

Winston-Salem orthopedic surgeon Dr. Brian Waterman specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of shoulder conditions and injuries. Shoulder problems can be activity limiting and affect your quality of life. Dr. Waterman offers state-of-the-art and comprehensive sports medicine care for patients of all ages and activity levels with shoulder pain and injuries. Ranging from common shoulder injuries such as rotator cuff and labral tears, to complex arthroscopic reconstructive surgery and shoulder replacement, Dr. Waterman can help.

An overview of shoulder anatomy

The human shoulder consists of many structures that allows the joint to perform many intricate movements and athletic maneuvers. Shoulder structures can become injured from sporting movements, overuse, or traumatic incidents. The shoulder joint is the largest in the body and is composed of four major structures – bones, cartilage, ligaments and tendons.

At a Glance

Dr. Brian Waterman, MD

  • Chief & Fellowship Director, Sports Medicine, Wake Forest
  • Team Physician, Wake Forest University, Chicago White Sox
  • Military affiliation/Decorated military officer and surgeon
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