Whether you fell and hurt yourself recently or have had a persistent shoulder injury for a while now, it may be time to see an orthopedic shoulder surgeon. Putting yourself in the hands of someone else is a big decision – and doing your research and vetting the doctor who will perform your orthopedic shoulder surgery is always a good idea. But how do you know if you have found the best orthopedic shoulder surgeon? Here are some important factors to consider.
Look for an orthopedic surgeon who:
- Is board certified in orthopedic surgery
- Has prior experience treating patients with your specific condition
- Practices at a hospital that is well known for having high-quality outcomes in orthopedics
- Accepts your insurance plan
- Makes you feel comfortable and answers all of your questions
The Best Orthopedic Shoulder Surgeon For You:
Dr. Alton Barron has more than 20 years of experience treating injuries of the upper extremity (shoulder, elbow, hand, and wrist) and is known for his impeccable and thorough care, as well as his honest and calming bedside manner.
He specializes in both routine and complex problems of the upper limb, including all sports injuries, severe arthritis requiring shoulder and elbow arthroplasty, nonunions and malunions of bones, and severe nerve injuries requiring tendon transfers and microsurgery.
He has clinical practices in both Manhattan and Austin – Dr. Barron is a Senior Attending Physician at the Roosevelt Hand to Shoulder Center at OrthoManhattan in New York City and the Medical Director of Pinnacle Surgery Center in Austin.
Dr. Barron is a member of multiple professional societies, including but not limited to, the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons. With his decades of work in this field, Dr. Barron has proven that his expertise and quality of care make him the best orthopedic surgeon for upper extremity injuries and conditions in Austin.
If you are experiencing pain, schedule an appointment with Dr. Barron today. He has been recognized as a specialist in the treatment of shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand injuries for over twenty years and will do everything he can to get you back to pain-free living!