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Welcome to The Shoulder Clinic

Shoulder injuries and shoulder pain are extremely common in today’s active population. In the majority of cases, the injuries are minor and can be successfully treated with a course of rest, anti-inflammatory medications, and physical therapy. However, in some patients, the underlying cause of pain may be more serious. Regardless of patient age or activity level, persistent shoulder pain that adversely affects an individual’s quality of life should be evaluated by an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in the shoulder.

Dr. Ryan Dopirak is a fellowship-trained specialist in arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder. He has been selected by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Arthroscopy Association of North America, and San Diego Shoulder Institute to serve as an instructor at numerous national shoulder conferences. Additionally, he has published several articles on arthroscopic treatment of the shoulder and other joints. He provides comprehensive care for patients with shoulder disorders, ranging from nonoperative care to the most advanced arthroscopic surgical techniques available anywhere else in the country.

The Shoulder Clinic at Lakeshore Orthopaedics is a multidisciplinary team of providers specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of shoulder disorders in patients of all ages and activity levels. We have a state-of-the-art physical therapy facility, with dedicated therapists who are experienced in rehabilitation of the shoulder. We specialize in the treatment of complex shoulder disorders, including failed prior shoulder surgeries, and routinely provide second opinions for difficult cases. If surgery is eventually required, our arthroscopic techniques result in less pain and disability as compared to traditional open techniques, which may enable patients to make a more rapid recovery.

For persistent shoulder pain or weakness, consider The Shoulder Clinic at Lakeshore Orthopaedics. Call 920-320-5241 or 1-800-994-3662 (ext. 5241) for an appointment with Dr. Dopirak.

Patient Consultation

The Shoulder Clinic at Lakeshore Orthopaedics provides our shoulder patients access to consultation Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Prior to your consultation, new patients will be asked to complete forms, which include medical history as well as demographic and insurance information. This information, along with any current diagnostic imaging (X-ray, CT, MRI), will be utilized by your doctor to help in your diagnosis and treatment plan.

To schedule an appointment with our Shoulder Clinic surgeon, please call (920) 320-5241 or complete the appointment request box.