Patient Profile


Profession: Military
Hobbies: Cooking, Gardening/ Horticulture, Reading, Woodworking
Doctor: Winston J. Warme, MD

Briefly describe your symptoms and the medical condition that brought you to see the doctor.

My pectoralis major needed to be reattached to the shoulder.

What one or two things stand out to you about your experience with your doctor and their team?

All medical procedures and personnel were excellent. Everything was clearly explained and results matched or exceeded expectations/ predictions.

What can you do now that you could not do before surgery? Have you been able to return to your hobbies or sports at the same level as pre-injury or at an even higher level?

My repaired shoulder is as good as ever and better than the other one. I can do all my exercises at the gym, restricted only by a little caution and awareness, but no pain or weakness.

What advice would you like to share with a patient with a condition such as yours who is considering surgery?

Do it now- don't wait. I waited too long and allowed some muscles to atrophy, slowing my full recovery.