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Shoulder and Elbow Orthopedic Treatment

A Personalized Approach

Our board-certified specialists are nationally and internationally known clinical and research leaders in orthopedics. Our specialists perform more than 300 surgeries per year with a low rate of complications or infections after surgery. That indicates high-quality shoulder and elbow care from some of the most experienced surgeons in New Jersey. We also offer a comprehensive rehabilitation program that includes acute rehab; sub-acute rehab; home care or outpatient therapy.

Treatment Options

We regularly treat problems such as shoulder fractures, shoulder instability, frozen shoulder, tendonitis, rotator cuff tears, SLAP lesions and tennis elbow. We use minimally-invasive procedures whenever possible to reduce shoulder or elbow pain and increase the speed of recovery.

Since many orthopedic problems have more than one treatment option, our surgeons work closely with specialists in other fields to ensure that every patient receives exactly the right kind of treatment for their condition. Our goal is the same as yours — to restore your function and range of motion so you can get back to doing the things you enjoy.

Leaders in Advanced Treatments for Sports Injuries

The board-certified specialists within our Sports Medicine program are highly experienced in diagnosing and treating a wide array of sports injuries, including those to the shoulder, elbow, ankle, knee and hip. 

24/7 Advanced Care for all Orthopedic-Related Traumatic Injuries 

Our orthopedic trauma team has extensive experience treating fractures and other musculoskeletal injuries such as ligament or tendon tears and joint dislocations.

Every team member is dedicated to providing you with the most advanced treatment available for your injury.

  • Hydrotherapy exercises are an effective way to treat shoulder and elbow injuries
  • Integrative medicine options, such as massages and acupressure
  • Joint injections, when used in combination with rehabilitation therapy, can significantly reduce the need for surgery
    • Bone marrow aspirate injections / stem cell treatments
    • Joint injections
    • Platelet-rich plasma injections
  • Physical therapy & rehabilitation with advanced certified therapists
  • Arthroscopic labral repair uses a small incision and tiny camera to examine and repair the tissues inside or around your shoulder joint. It’s used to treat SLAP tears, Bankart tears and rotator cuff injuries. 
  • Arthroscopic elbow surgery uses a small incision and tiny camera to examine and repair the elbow joint, providing faster recovery and less pain, scarring and blood loss.
  • Arthroscopic rotator-cuff repair uses a small incision to access and repair damaged muscles and tendons on the shoulder bones.
  • Elbow and shoulder biceps tendon repair
  • Elbow replacement replaces the ends of the bones that meet at the elbow with an artificial joint made from metal and hard plastic.
  • Reverse total shoulder replacement is a specialty of our surgeons for patients experiencing continued discomfort after a previous joint replacement.
  • Total shoulder replacement, or Shoulder Arthroplasty, replaces part of the upper-arm bone with a metal stem and ball, and replaces the ball and socket of the shoulder joint.
  • Shoulder resurfacing for arthritis
  • Tommy John procedure repairs elbow ligaments with tendon grafts from elsewhere in the body.
Patient Story

“My shoulder surgeon, Dr. Siddhant Mehta, was always available to answer my questions and was confident about the care he provided. I followed his advice every step of the way and was back on my bike four weeks after surgery. Now, I’m back to 105 percent!”  -Ruben Perez, Union City, N.J.

Ruben Perez
CDI Research Office
Hackensack Meridian Center for Discovery & Innovation: Cutting-Edge Research for Orthopedic Care

Researchers at the Center for Discovery & Innovation (CDI) are collaborating with our orthopedic surgeons on innovations in orthopedic care and surgical procedures. One promising area of focus is restorative medicine, such as using stem cells to help manage orthopedic disorders. 

Our Shoulder and Elbow Experts

We have more than 30 shoulder and elbow experts available throughout New Jersey, many of whom are listed in New Jersey’s and New York’s “Top Doctors.”

Patient and Doctor

Why Choose Hackensack Meridian Health


U.S. News & World Report has rated several of our adult orthopedic programs as High Performing in the areas of hip and knee replacement, and Hackensack University Medical Center is nationally ranked in Orthopedics.


Our team of board-certified orthopedic surgeons and support staff were trained at some of the best programs in the country and specialize in the most advanced orthopedic surgeries and treatments available.

Patient Experience

Our unique brand of collaborative medicine brings surgical and non-surgical specialists together to provide a spectrum of care that is designed to meet your specific needs and goals.

Treatment for Rotator Cuff Pain

Each year, nearly 2 million people in the United States see a doctor about shoulder pain due to a rotator cuff injury.

What Is Frozen Shoulder, and Can You Prevent It?

Pain that makes you hesitate to use your shoulder may be a sign of a condition known as frozen shoulder.

Shoulder Pain Without Injury: 6 Common Causes

An orthopedic surgeon with Hackensack Meridian Health Medical Group shares six of the most common causes of shoulder pain without injury that he sees in his patients regularly.

5 At-Home Remedies for Golfer’s Elbow

Golfer's elbow is a result of overuse and general wear-and-tear of the tendons, bones and muscles in the forearm.

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