Dr. Kassman specializes in the following shoulder surgeries

Older patient suffers from sore shoulder

Rotator Cuff Repair

The rotator cuff works to move the shoulder joint and damage to the rotator cuff is a common source of shoulder pain. Injuries, or degeneration that occurs with overuse or age, can lead to the pain.

Worker's Compensation shoulder surgery

Labral/SLAP Repair

The term SLAP stands for Superior Labrum Anterior and Posterior. The biceps tendon attaches to the labrum at the top or “superior” zone of the shoulder socket.  These labral tears in this area may be associated with ongoing pain.

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Recent Shoulder Blog Posts

  • Rotator Cuff Repair Makes Cents

    Rotator Cuff Repair Makes Cents

    Shoulder pain is one of the most common reasons patients seek treatment from their doctor. Estimates put the number at approximately 4.5 million annually. Of these patients with shoulder pain 250,000 undergo surgery for repair of a rotator cuff tear. Recent research indicates that rotator cuff repairs for these patients save American society nearly $3.5

  • Arthroscopic SLAP and Labrum Repair

    Arthroscopic SLAP and Labrum Repair

    Arthroscopic SLAP and Labrum Repair is a part of my patient education video series. These videos are not made to teach surgeons but to teach the average person. This video, like all the others, is a real procedure performed by me. It highlights, like all the videos, a procedure that is a focus of my

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