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Dr. Thorsness' clinical expertise focuses on shoulder and elbow surgery and sports medicine with an emphasis on shoulder and elbow reconstruction and replacement. Most commonly, he treats patients for rotator cuff disorders, shoulder dislocations and instability, labral tears, arthritis, fractures and sports injuries, using minimally invasive arthroscopic techniques. For management of shoulder arthritis, he utilizes anatomic total shoulder and reverse total shoulder replacement using the most modern, bone preserving techniques.
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This content was provided by Dr. Thorsness "He believes in a team-oriented approach to treatment, which often involves physical and occupational therapists to maximize functional outcomes for his patients."
Adult Orthopedic Surgery
Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
Orthopedic Knee Surgery
Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
Orthopedic Sports Medicine
Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
Dr. Thorsness does not have any board certifications listed.
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Rotator Cuff Tear
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee Ligament Reconstruction
Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement
Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
Shoulder Fracture Treatment
Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Sports Medicine Related Procedures
Worker's Compensation Evaluations
0 Malpractice Claims
No malpractice history found for Illinois.
No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
0 Board Actions
No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
Undergraduate School | Graduated 2005
Washington University, St Louis
Medical School | Graduated 2010
University of Rochester
Residency Hospital | Completed 2015
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2016
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
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Media & Publications
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