Patient Education


Patient Education Videos:

Information Directly from Dr. Hatzidakis

Anatomic Total Shoulder Replacement 

Dr. Hatzidakis discusses shoulder arthritis and how a total shoulder replacement can help.

Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement 

Dr. Hatzidakis talks about deficient rotator cuff & shoulder arthritis and how a reverse total shoulder replacement can help.  

Rotator Cuff Repair 

Dr. Hatzidakis talks about rotator cuff tears and the surgery to repair it.

Shoulder Replacement Outcomes

Why have your shoulder replacement with Dr. Hatzidakis

Articles & Presentations

Posterior Shoulder Instability 

Posterior Shoulder Instability Presentation

Hourglass Biceps 

Hourglass Biceps as a Cause of Painful Locking and Stiffness in the Shoulder
-JSES 2004, Armodios Hatzidakis, MD

Neer Award 2005 

Neer Award 2005 Grammont Reverse Shoulder Replacement Results
-JSES 2006, Armodios Hatzidakis, MD

Reverse Prosthesis  

Reverse Prosthesis Design Rationale and Biomechanics
-JSES 2005, Armodios Hatzidakis, MD

Educational Links

Recognized experts in shoulder arthroplasty discuss the benefits of blueprint planning for shoulder replacement.

Dr. Armodios Hatzidakis discusses the value of using the Blueprint planning software prior to total shoulder replacement.


Dr. Hatzidakis performs reversed total shoulder arthroplasty 

Dr. Armodios Hatzidakis performs reversed total shoulder arthroplasty and demonstrates the positive effects of using the Aquamantys System from Medtronic Advanced Energy. The Aquamantys System uses patented Transcollation technology, which provides hemostatic sealing of soft tissue and bone during surgery. 

AAOS website 

AAOS patient education library.  Use this website to get more information about your condition.

The Lift Program 

This is a website to help you understanding chronic shoulder pain, how it works, what to expect before and after surgery and to see what other patient's have to say.  Six of the patients featured in the "Patient Stories" section are actually patients who have had shoulder replacement by Dr. Hatzidakis.

Dealing with Chronic Shoulder Pain 


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