Dedicated to Providing specialized Othopaedic
& sports Medicine Care
Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon Sports Medicine and Shoulder Specialist
Dr. Jason S. Andersen completed his undergraduate education at Harvard University, where he received a bachelor’s degree in Economics and was a starter on the varsity soccer team for four years. He earned his medical degree from Temple University in Philadelphia, PA.
Sports Medicine, also known as sports and exercise medicine (SEM), is a branch of medicine that deals with the treatment and prevention of sports and exercise-related injuries and improving fitness and performance.
The rotator cuff is a group of 4 muscles in the shoulder joint including the supraspinatus, infraspinatus, teres minor, and subscapularis. These muscles originate in the scapula and attach to the head of the humerus through tendons.
Total shoulder replacement surgery is performed to relieve symptoms of severe shoulder pain and disability due to arthritis. In this surgery, the damaged articulating parts of the shoulder joint are removed and replaced with artificial prostheses.
Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction is a surgical procedure to replace a torn or damaged ACL ligament in your knee with a new ACL tissue graft obtained most commonly from your own body (autograft) or in rare cases from a deceased donor (allograft).