Surgical Procedures

Surgical Procedures

The Athlete’s Clinic is dedicated to providing innovative surgical treatment for orthopedic injuries and disorders. Dr. DeFranco performs arthroscopic and minimally invasive open procedures with an emphasis on the shoulder and knee. His extensive training in shoulder surgery and sports medicine in the United States and Europe allows him to deliver surgical care for simple to complex conditions including:

Shoulder Disorders

Acromioclavicular Instability and Arthritis


Biceps Tears

Cartilage Injuries




Labrum Tears

Rotator Cuff Tears

SLAP Tears

Shoulder Replacement Surgery


Total Shoulder Replacement

Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement

Knee Disorders

ACL Reconstruction

Cartilage Restoration Procedures

Ligament Repair

Meniscus surgery (meniscus repair, partial menisectomy)

Tendon Repair (Quadriceps, Patella)

Dr. DeFranco also performs surgery on the elbow, hand/wrist, hip, and foot/ankle for certain orthopedic conditions.


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