Dr. Andrew Jawa is the open shoulder specialist at Boston Sports & Shoulder Center, a large privademic practice. As the open shoulder specialist, Dr. Jawa performs over 300 shoulder arthroplasties a year at both the New England Baptist Hospital and Boston Outpatient Surgical Suites.
Through rigorous surgical and academic efforts, Dr. Jawa has become a regional and national leader in shoulder arthroplasty. He is the head of the shoulder section of the New England Shoulder and Elbow Society, and an active member of the prestigious American Shoulder and Elbow Society (ASES) and the Association of Clinical Elbow and Shoulder Surgeons (ACESS). Within ASES, he heads the Complications of RSA Research group that aims to elucidate the etiologies of major complications following RSA. As an assistant professor at Tufts University School of Medicine, faculty in the Harvard Shoulder Fellowship Program, New England Baptist Sports Fellowship and the Tufts Orthopedic Residency, Dr. Jawa has won numerous resident and fellow teaching awards for best instruction by an attending surgeon. He has been voted into "Boston's Top Doctors" every year from 2017 to present. Additionally, he has published over 80 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters, regularly presents at national conferences, and is an Associate Editor for the Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery.
Dr. Jawa also pushes the field of shoulder arthroplasty forward through his insight as a designer. He holds 3 patents, and is one of the lead designers for Ignite Orthopedics and Depuy- Synthes on multiple projects including a radial head replacement and a total shoulder arthroplasty system.
To learn more about Dr. Jawa, click here to view his Curriculum Vitae
To learn more about Total Shoulder Replacement and Rehabilitation, check out Dr. Jawa's videos below:
Total Shoulder ARTHROPLASTY Pre Visit Video
Metal Allergies: Fact or Fiction?
Functional Somatic Syndromes are Strongly Associated with Suboptimal Outcomes and High Cost after Shoulder Arthroplasty
Predictors of Poor and Excellent Outcomes after RSA
Removal of a Well-Fixed Glenoid
To learn more about Dr. Jawa's Total Shoulder Replacement Outcomes, please click here.
- University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
- Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency
- Massachusetts General Hospital Hand and Microsurgery Fellowship
- Massachusetts General Hospital Shoulder and Elbow Surgery Fellowship
- American Society for Surgery of the Hand
- American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
- New England Shoulder and Elbow Society
- American Shoulder and Elbow Society