About the Advanced Center for Cartilage Repair, Shoulder and Sports Injuries

The Advanced Center for Cartilage Repair, Shoulder and Sports Injuries at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) cares for patients with the full spectrum of challenging orthopedic conditions from arthritis to work-related injuries to sports injuries of the shoulder, hip and knee. Our physician-directed program offers a wide variety of surgical and non-surgical treatment approaches for men and women of all ages, including competitive and non-competitive athletes.

We are part of a unique collaboration between the Cartilage Repair Center—specializing in arthroscopic surgical procedures to repair and restore cartilage in all major joints of the body.

Our board-certified orthopaedic surgeons are fellowship trained in orthopaedic sports medicine, shoulder surgery and joint reconstruction. They are active researchers in cartilage disorders who train the next generation of orthopaedic surgeons through our specialized orthopaedic fellowship programs.

Why Brigham and Women’s Hospital for Cartilage Repair, Shoulder and Sports Injuries?

  • One-on-one consultations and treatment from a multidisciplinary team of orthopaedic surgeons, nurse practitioners and rehabilitation specialists.
  • Collaboration with specialists throughout our academic medical center including neurosurgery, cardiology, rheumatology and pain management.
  • Minimally invasive procedures such as arthroscopy done on an outpatient basis to reduce hospitalizations and speed recovery time.
  • Non-surgical treatments including injection therapy, medication and rehabilitation for patients who do not need or are not ready for surgery.
  • Cartilage Repair Center renowned as the first center in the United States dedicated solely to the treatment of cartilage disorders.
  • Highest volume of cartilage transplants in the nation.
  • Surgeons on the board of the International Cartilage Repair Society and the Cartilage Research Foundation.
  • In-house imaging services (X-rays, MRIs and CT scans) and laboratory services.
  • State-of-the-art rehabilitation facilities with advanced equipment and highly trained rehabilitation specialists.
  • Surgical procedures performed at three locations: Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital and an outpatient surgical center conveniently located in Waltham.
  • Outpatient appointments at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Mass General Brigham Healthcare Center (Chestnut Hill) and Mass General Brigham Healthcare Center (20 Patriot Place, Foxborough).

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