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C. Thomas Vangsness, Jr., M.D.

ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEON

Common Shoulder InjuriesDislocated Shoulder

Specializing in orthopaedic surgery, Dr. Thomas Vangsness performs arthroscopic procedures, helping you regain strength and mobility after a dislocated shoulder injury. He uses state-of-the-art equipment and techniques to ensure your comfort and safety and strives to help you heal and recover as fast and successfully as possible. If you’re suffering from a dislocated shoulder injury, come to see Dr. Vangsness for a healthy recovery.

Shoulder Bursitis

Highly recommended for his experience and personalized patient care, Dr. Vangsness is a leading orthopaedic surgeon. The “bursa” is a cushioning fluid structure that is positioned between the top of the humerus and the tip of the shoulder. The bursa can sometimes become compressed and inflamed, leading to a painful “bursitis” condition called impingement. Depending on the severity of your injury, Dr. Vangsness may suggest surgery to help relieve the pain and discomfort in your shoulder. We encourage you to browse our site to read more about shoulder bursitis treatment.

Shoulder Impingement

Highly skilled in the field of orthopaedic surgery, Dr. Vangsness is committed to helping you regain strength and mobility with shoulder impingement surgery. Designed to repair or tighten the capsule and ligaments that hold the shoulder in place, Dr. Vangsness performs shoulder impingement surgery using an arthroscope (miniature lighted telescope) and very small instruments, removing bone and soft tissue from the affected area. For personalized patient care and state-of-the-art surgery, come to Los Angeles for your shoulder impingement treatment.

If you’re suffering from a shoulder injury, we encourage you to contact orthopaedic specialist Dr. Thomas Vangsness. Please call (323) 442-5800 to schedule you consultation.