Shoulder and Elbow

University of Iowa Health Care's shoulder and elbow clinic relies on the expertise of the same physicians who treat the athletes of the Iowa Hawkeyes sports teams. As Iowa’s only nationally ranked orthopedics program, we are committed to providing personalized care aimed at relieving your pain and helping you heal.

Our shoulder and elbow specialists can address a wide range of conditions, including arthritis, bursitis, rotator cuff tears, tendonitis, sprains, dislocations, and other issues related to overuse or repetitive movements that cause pain. We deliver outstanding care to anyone affected by an injury or a disease of the shoulder or elbow. 

Our Shoulder and Elbow Services Include:

  • Follow-up care and information to help you stay pain-free
  • Orthopedics experts who specialize in conditions that cause shoulder and elbow pain
  • The latest technologies and diagnostic imaging techniques
  • Treatments and therapies tailored just for you

Shoulder and Elbow Conditions and Services

  • AC joint sprain
  • Bicep tendon disorders
  • Cartilage disorders of the elbow
  • Elbow arthroscopy
  • Elbow fracture
  • Elbow replacement
  • Labral tears
  • Osteoarthritis and inflammatory arthritis of the elbow
  • Pediatric care
  • Rotator cuff tears
  • Scapular dysfunction
  • Shoulder dislocation or separation
  • Shoulder impingement syndrome
  • Shoulder instability
  • SLAP tears
  • Tennis or golfer’s elbow (lateral and medial epicondylitis)
  • Tommy John or UCL tear (elbow ligament injuries)

Care Team