About the Center

Comprehensive care for conditions affecting any part of the arm from the shoulder to  fingertip. Meet our team.

The Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist and Hand Center at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland, offers physician expertise with a dedication to advanced treatments for shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand conditions. From pediatrics to geriatrics, and any age in between, our patients appreciate that Mercy Medical Center experts have the ability to provide comprehensive care for conditions affecting any part of the arm from the shoulder to fingertip.

The Center is part of the renowned Orthopedic Specialty Hospital at Mercy and complemented by orthopedic specialists in Sports Medicine, Hip and Knee Surgery, Foot and Ankle Surgery and Spine Surgery.

Experienced Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist and Hand Surgeons

The Mercy Medical Center team of orthopedic upper extremity surgeons are known throughout the Baltimore region as leaders in advanced orthopedic care. A highly skilled team of surgeons, including Dr. Clayton Alexander and Dr. Gregory Gasbarro, provide advanced care for degenerative diseases and congenital diseases, as well as acute trauma and reconstruction, and workplace injuries

The Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist and Hand Center provides comprehensive diagnosis and treatment for:

Bursitis and Tendonitis
  • Shoulder - Subacromial, Biceps
  • Elbow - Tennis Elbow, Golfer's Elbow
  • Wrist - De Quervain's, Intersection Syndrome
  • Hand - Trigger Finger
Muscle and Ligament Tears
  • Shoulder - Rotator Cuff, Biceps, Labrum
  • Elbow - Biceps, Collateral Ligaments
  • Wrist - Scapholunate, TFCC
  • Hand - Collateral Ligaments, Dislocation Injuries
Peripheral Nerve Entrapments
  • Carpal Tunnel
  • Cubital Tunnel
  • Radial Tunnel
Fractures, Arthritis and Injury
  • Fractures and Dislocations
  • Osteoarthritis - Degenerative, Age-related
  • Inflammatory Arthritis - Rheumatoid, Gout
  • Tendon, Nerve and Blood Vessel Injuries in the Forearm, Hand and Fingers

Named a Best Hospital for Orthopedic Care and Treatment

Mercy Medical Center is proud to be named one of America's 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery. Our patients rely on the compassionate and top quality care of our expert orthopedic surgeons to help them achieve the best possible outcome. The upper extremity doctors at Mercy Medical Center are dedicated to helping patients regain movement and remain active following an injury or fall. Helping patients regain a healthy and active life is the goal of our doctors and surgeons for athletes of every age.

Comprehensive Approach to Quality Care

Our doctors and staff are dedicated to working with our patients to find the most complete approach to care, which may involve a collaborative approach with Mercy experts.

The physical therapists at The Center for Restorative Therapies at Mercy  help patients in their recovery using precise treatments to help them regain as much use as possible from their shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand. Patients also may require the expertise of the experienced doctors at The Center for Interventional Pain Medicine at Mercy to help relieve the pain associated with shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand conditions. The Pain Medicine specialists typically use minimally invasive and therapeutic techniques to address patient concerns and improve the level of pain a patient may experience.

Convenient Locations throughout the Baltimore Region

The main office of The Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist and Hand Center at Mercy is located in McAuley Plaza at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore. Our doctors and surgeons also see patients at Mercy Personal Physicians Community Sites.

Awards and Recognition

  • America's 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery - Healthgrades
  • Dr. Clayton Alexander named to Baltimore magazine's Top Doctors

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