Shoulder Replacement

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Practicing yoga. Lifting your young grandchild. Playing fetch with your dog. These are all moments that move us. But the shoulder pain that comes with advanced osteoarthritis can make it impossible to take part.

At UVA Health, you'll find skilled orthopedic surgeons with specialized expertise in total shoulder replacements, reverse shoulder replacements, and revisions of prior surgeries. Our entire surgical team is committed to delivering a personalized care experience and optimal results. Plus, you'll be assigned a special joint care coordinator to help you navigate the system, answer your questions, and explain your recovery instructions.

Count on UVA Health to get you back to the moments that move you. Schedule an appointment today.

Why Choose Us

  • Our state-of-the-art UVA Health Orthopedic Center Ivy Road combines orthopedic services, imaging, physical therapy, rehab care, and pharmacy services under one roof for a seamless care experience.
  • Our team is at the forefront of surgical orthopedic innovations and provides the most advanced care, including high-tech robotics and same-day procedures.
  • Our team works with you to develop your personalized care plan to improve your shoulder replacement surgery experience and get you home as soon as possible.
  • We use a special process, Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS®), to speed your recovery and lessen your need for pain medications.
  • Our team also treats elite athletes and college sports teams to ensure top performance.
  • We've earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval for outstanding care.

Too Much Shoulder Pain?

Brian Werner, MD, and Stephen Brockmeier, MD, talk about shoulder pain treatments at UVA. View shoulder replacement transcript.