Second Opinion/Revision Rotator Cuff Repair
Dr. McLaughlin regularly provides second opinions for patients with shoulder disorders. This includes frozen shoulder, labral tears, SLAP tears, instability, arthritis, frozen shoulder, rotator cuff tears and impingment. Dr. McLaughlin has a special interest in revision surgery for failed rotator cuff and labral tears.
Many times referrals from primary care physicians are required prior to obtaining a second opinion. Please make sure that you check with your physicians office prior to your appointment.
A request for a second opinion can be made online, or by calling the office directly at 855-SHOULDER (855-746-8533). The local number is 978-969-3624.
When coming in for a second opinion make sure that you bring the following:
- Office notes from treating physician
- Any operative reports (these can be obtained from Hospital or surgical center)
- Radiographic studies (X-ray, MRI, CT scan), either hard copy or on disc. Make sure to obtain
written reports of the studies (these can be obtained from the Hospital or imaging center)