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    Browse our Shoulder Surgeons

    We are very proud of our team of shoulder surgeons. They are among the best shoulder surgeons in San Francisco, the best shoulder surgeons in California, and among the best shoulder surgeons in the United States.

    If you are considering shoulder surgery - total or partial shoulder replacement (arthroplasty), or whether you just suffer from shoulder pain and want to explore your options. Reach out to any of our team doctors. Finding the best shoulder surgeon for you begins with an initial consultation. All patients are different, as are all shoulders - so the first step towards shoulder recovery is a consultation about your shoulder pain treatment options, up to and including surgery if warranted.


    Lesley Anderson, M.D. (Knee, Shoulder)
    Dr. Anderson received her B.S. at Penn State and completed her M.D. at Hershey Medical School (Penn State) in 1976. She developed her interest in treating injuries of the knee and shoulder through her own personal experiences participating in sports.
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    John Belzer, M.D. Chief of Orthopedic Surgery (Elbow, Knee, Shoulder)
    Dr. Belzer earned his Bachelor of Science degree at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and his M.D. at Yale University.
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    James Chen, M.D. (Hip, Knee, Shoulder, Elbow)
    Dr. Chen specializes in hip, knee, shoulder and elbow surgery.
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    James Kelly, M.D. (Shoulder, Elbow)
    Dr. Kelly is an orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in shoulder and elbow surgery. He performs surgery such as arthroscopic rotator cuff repair, shoulder arthroplasty or replacements, and fixation of fractures of the shoulder and elbow.
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    Tom R. Norris, M.D. (Shoulder)
    A native Texan, Dr. Norris attended college at Princeton University, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons for medical school. He completed his internship at San Francisco General Hospital and did his reseidency at the New York Orthopaedic Hospital for residency at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center.
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    Dr PurchaseRobert Purchase, M.D. (Hip, Knee, Shoulder)
    Dr. Purchase is a board certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in shoulder surgery and sports medicine. Learn more about Dr. Purchase...

    We are very proud of our team of San Francisco Bay Area hip, knee, shoulder, and elbow surgeons, surgeons we know rank in the top surgeons, best in California, and best in the United States. To find out more, please request Info today or call us at 888-637-2762.
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    About the Joint Replacement Center - CPMC, San Francisco

    The Joint Replacement Center is a branch of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery, based in San Francisco, California and treating patients in San Francisco, Marin County, Oakland, and throughout the greater San Francisco Bay Area. Our top orthopedic surgeons provide specialized surgical services for treating conditions of the hip, knee and shoulder. We consider our surgical team to be among the best surgeons, physicians, nurses, and doctors, working together to provide personalized treatment plans for procedures such as joint replacement, total or partial knee replacement surgery, total or partial hip replacement surgery, shoulder surgery and even elbow surgeries. If you are looking to consult with one of the top Bay Area joint, hip, knee, elbow or shoulder surgeons, reach out and make an appointment. The first step towards finding the best surgeon for you is an initial consultation.
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