The 28 Top U.S. Shoulder Surgeons

Orthopedics This Week—June 26, 2012

If a shoulder specialist has a torn rotator cuff, whom do they go to for advice? Here are the answers! Shoulder surgeons at the top of their game let us know their thoughts on the best orthopedic surgeons in their subspecialty.

Here is that list. We don't have "the market" on list...this isn't the be-all and end-all list—but it is a list of the most impressive shoulder surgeons in the country. This information was obtained via a telephone survey of thought leaders in the field. The information in quotes is what we heard about these surgeons.


Edward V. Craig, M.D., M.P.H. is an orthopedic surgeon at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York and professor of Clinical Surgery (Orthopaedics) at Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Craig is a past president of the ASES. "He is phenomenal. He has a wide breadth of experience and has particularly good interpersonal skills...a fantastic person."


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