Meet Our Doctor
Dr. Lawrence V. Gulotta is the Chief of the Shoulder and Elbow Division of the Sports Medicine Institute at Hospital for Special Surgery. He specializes in shoulder surgery and sports medicine, including arthroscopic and open surgeries of the shoulder.
Pain in shoulders while playing sports such as tennis, basketball, or gymnastics may be due to a torn tendon or ligament in the shoulder. These may be caused by overuse or trauma while playing sports. These injuries may be treated with conservative treatment or may require surgical treatment.