Salvatore Frangiamore, M.D., M.S. - Crystal Clinic Orthopaedic Center
Salvatore Frangiamore, M.D., M.S.

Salvatore Frangiamore, M.D., M.S.

Fellowship-Trained Orthopaedic Surgeon

Board-Certified Since 2019

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Shoulder and Elbow
Sports Medicine

Areas of Interest

Joint Preservation
Minimally Invasive Shoulder and Knee Repair or Reconstruction
Shoulder Resurfacing
Joint Replacement Surgery
Shoulder Arthritis
Rotator Cuff Repair
Shoulder Dislocation and Instability Repair
Complex Shoulder Arthroscopy
Shoulder Replacement
Complex Knee Arthroscopy
Knee Ligament Reconstruction
Meniscus Repair
Cartilage Restoration Procedures
Joint Preservation Surgery


Independence II

Board Certifications

Board-certified physicians have met additional requirements for certification from a recognized medical board.

  • Orthopedic Surgery


Fellowship-trained surgeons have achieved the highest level of training in their specialty.

The Steadman Philippon Research Institute


Cleveland Clinic

Medical School

University of Toledo College of Medicine

Physician Associations

Member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM)


Frangiamore SJ, Godin JA, Dornan G, Millett PJ. Predictive Modeling to Determine Functional Outcomes Following
Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair. Am J Sports Med. 2020 Jun;48(7):1559-1567

Frantz T, Ramkumar PN, Frangiamore S, Jones G, Soloff L, Kvit A, Curriero FC, Schickendantz M. Epidemiology of
acromioclavicular joint injuries in professional baseball: analysis from the Major League Baseball Health and Injury
Tracking System. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2021 Jan;30(1):127-133

Maier J, Oak S, Soloff L, Schickendantz M, Frangiamore SJ. Management of common upper extremity injuries in
throwing athletes: a critical review of current outcomes
2021 JSES Reviews, Reports & Techniques, Volume 1, Issue 4, 295 – 300

Karnuta, J, Frangiamore SJ, Ramkumar PN. Machine Learning Outperforms Regression Analysis to Predict Next-Season
Major League Baseball Injuries. Orthop J Sports Med. 2020 Nov 11;8(11)

Haeberle HS, Ramkumar PN, Frantz TL, Jones GL, Curriero FC, Corrigan A, Soloff L, Schickendantz MS, Frangiamore
SJ. Pectoralis muscle injuries in Major and Minor League Baseball. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2022 Aug;31(8):e363-e368.
doi: 10.1016/j.jse.2022.01.134. Epub 2022 Feb 18. PMID: 35183743.

Harris J, Maier J, Freeston J, Soloff L, Himmerick D, Pipkin A, Genin JA, Schickendantz MS, Frangiamore SJ.
Differences in Glenohumeral Range of Motion and Humeral Torsion Between Right-Handed and Left-Handed Professional
Baseball Pitchers. Am J Sports Med. 2022 Jul;50(9):2481-2487. doi: 10.1177/03635465221092115. PMID: 35833921.

Erickson BJ, Hurley ET, Mojica ES, Jazrawi LM; Frangiamore, SJ Ulnar Collateral Ligament – Delphi Consensus Group
(UCL-DCG). Elbow Ulnar Collateral Ligament Tears: A Modified Consensus Statement. Arthroscopy. 2023
May;39(5):1161-1171. doi: 10.1016/j.arthro.2022.12.033. Epub 2023 Feb 14. PMID: 36796550.

DeFoor M,, Frangiamore SJ,. Sheean AJ. Patient Resilience Does Not Conclusively Affect Clinical Outcomes Associated
With Arthroscopic Surgery but Substantial Limitations of the Literature Exist. Arthroscopy, Sports Medicine, and
Rehabilitation,Volume 6, Issue 2, 2024,

Rossi L, Pasqualini I, Dickens J, Frangiamore SJ… Screw Fixation versus Suture-Button Fixation for the Latarjet
Procedure – A Systematic Review & Meta-Analysis” accepted in Shoulder and Elbow Jan 2024

Hurley ET, Dickens J, Frangiamore, SJ Posterior Shoulder Instability– Delphi Consensus Group (PSI-DCG). Management
of Posterior Shoulder Instability: A Modified Consensus Statement. Submitted for publication (2024)

Patient Ratings

“Dr. Salvatore Frangiamore is nothing short of a miracle worker. When I faced one of the most daunting Injuries I’d ever sustained, fearing l’d never return to 100%, Dr. Frangiamore and his exceptional team took remarkable care of me. His expertise, compassion, and dedication shine brightly in the medical field. I owe an immense debt of gratitude to him for restoring my health and hope. Thank you, Dr. Frangiamore, for the difference you’ve made in my life!”

“Dr. Frangiamore is simply an amazing doctor and skilled surgeon. His concern for all aspects of my surgery and recovery is genuine. My experience with Dr. Frangiamore and his team has been the best medical encounter of my life. This includes the history of not only my medical needs, but includes the collective history of all medical needs provided to my immediate family members, which has been vast over my past 40 years. Listening and communication skilled are exceptional. He is the benchmark of medical care!”

“Had Dr. Salvatore J. Frangiamore as my surgeon… I fell and broke my right leg. He was wonderful… put me back together and I couldn’t be happier. He has a great bedside manner and is very encouraging. If something else happens. Dr. Frangiamore is the 1 I want to make the necessary repairs….”

“Dr. Frangiamore is fantastic. He explained to me my condition and in a manner I could understand. I came in for my shoulder “dislocation” and he informed me of the cause and how I could fix it. Only pushes surgery if needed”

“I have been with Dr Sal for at least 5 years – shoulder repair, knee surgeries. He understands my desire to compete even in my 50’s helping me push to meet my goals. He’s incredibly kind – he also has been helping my mom who also is very active and was going to stop activities she’s loves and he strongly encouraged her to continue and he will help her – but not to stop and give up. Love him! Wouldn’t go to anyone else!”

“Dr. Frangiamore is an awesome surgeon. I was very pleased with the outcome of my husbands surgery. He is a very compassionate and honest Physician.”

“Staff and Dr were friendly, efficient, and organized. Listened well, found the problem and fixed it.Very competent and nice…I would strongly recommend going to Dr Sal.”

“The best Dr competent and I recommend going to Salvatore Frangi-AMORE.”

“I have recommended Dr. Frangiamore to several people.”

“Excellent doctor – explained everything well and was very, very kind.”