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Dr. Perlmutter's practice focuses exclusively on disorders of the shoulder with a particular interest in arthroscopic treatment of rotator cuff tears.
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Dr. Perlmutter completed the Carter Rowe Shoulder Fellowship at the Massachusetts General Hospital in 1993 and has been an active staff member since. A member of the prestigious American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons, he has extensively published and lectured on disorders of the shoulder. Dr. Perlmutter is a Clinical Instructor in Orthopaedic Surgery at Harvard Medical School.
Dr. Perlmutter's research interests include:
Perlmutter GS, Leffert RD, Zarins B. Direct injury to the axillary nerve in athletes playing contact sports. American Journal of Sports Medicine 1997; 25(1):65-68.
Perlmutter GS, Apruzzese W. Axillary nerve injuries in contact sports: recommendations for treatment and rehabilitation. Sports Medicine 1998; 26(5):351-361.
Perlmutter GS, Leffert RD. Pectoralis major tendon transfer for serratus anterior muscle paralysis. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery 1999; 81A(3):377-384.
Perlmutter, GS. Axillary nerve injury. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research 1999; 368: 28-36.
Leffert RD, Perlmutter GS. Thoracic outlet syndrome: Results of 282 transaxillary first rib resections. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research 1999; 368: 66-79.
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