Shoulder and Elbow Clinic

The University of Iowa’s Shoulder and Elbow clinics rely on the expertise of the same physicians who treat the athletes of the Iowa Hawkeyes sports teams. We deliver outstanding care to anyone affected by an injury or a disease of the shoulder or elbow. Our services include:

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

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.

As part of Iowa’s only nationally ranked orthopedics program, we are committed to providing personalized care aimed at relieving your pain and helping you heal.

Conditions and Services

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

Care Team