Shoulder Surgery

We treat every kind of shoulder pain, from rotator cuff and labrum tears to reverse total shoulder replacement and everything in between.

Here at Baylor Scott & White Health, we provide advanced technologies in the diagnosis, management and treatment of shoulder conditions.

We take a multidisciplinary approach to care in order to minimize shoulder pain and quickly restore function.


  • Shoulder diagnosis and nonoperative management
  • Shoulder ultrasound evaluation
  • Shoulder surgery
  • Shoulder arthroscopy
  • Diagnosis and treatment of shoulder sports injuries
  • Treatment of shoulder fractures
  • Rotator cuff repair
  • Instability and labral surgery
  • Diagnosis and treatment of biceps labral and biceps pulley injuries
  • Total shoulder replacement
  • Reverse total shoulder replacement
  • Revision shoulder surgery
  • Revision shoulder replacement

Specialized Procedures in Dallas

Baylor University Medical Center, part of Baylor Scott & White Health, offers a full array of surgical procedures to correct conditions of the shoulder, as well as some procedures that are not widely available, including:

  • Minimally invasive, all-arthroscopic rotator cuff repairs without implants
  • Customized patient-specific “anatomic” reverse total shoulder replacement
  • Revision shoulder surgeries, including revision shoulder replacement


Through the leadership of Sumant “Butch” Krishnan, MD, medical director of the orthopedic shoulder service and physician on the medical staff at Baylor University Medical Center, surgeons on the orthopedic shoulder service at Baylor University Medical Center have significant experience in shoulder replacement and revision shoulder replacement surgery using current, minimally invasive technology.

We use expanded indications and patient-specific techniques the expanded indications for “reverse” shoulder arthroplasty to help patients regain full functionality of the shoulder, providing pain relief and increased mobility that was previously not possible using older, standard shoulder replacements.

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Orthopedics at Baylor Scott & White Health

At Baylor Scott & White Health, we offer expert subspecialty orthopedic care through the use of innovative therapies, minimally invasive surgeries, joint replacement, physical therapy and rehabilitation.