Thomas S. Obermeyer, M.D.

Shoulder, Elbow, Sports Medicine, and Joint Replacement Specialist

Joint Replacement Specialists
Treatment for Elbow Pain and Injuries
Treatment for Shoulder Pain and Injuries
Treatment for Sports-Related Injuries and Pain


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Dr. Obermeyer is a board-certified and fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in shoulder, elbow, and sports injuries. He joined Barrington Orthopedic Specialists in September 2013 and offers the most advanced and modern treatment alternatives.

Dr. Obermeyer received his medical degree from Albany Medical College, where he was awarded magna cum laude honors and obtained research distinction for his thesis. He was elected into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society his junior year. Dr. Obermeyer completed his internship and residency in orthopedic surgery at Loyola University Medical Center in Chicago. Under the direction of Evan Flatow, M.D., he then completed advanced fellowship training in shoulder and elbow surgery at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City. He has furthered his studies in France under Europe's most highly recognized shoulder specialists.

An award-winning researcher, Dr. Obermeyer has published on novel methods to improve fracture repair using stem cells and has presented his findings at the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons Annual Meeting. He has a number of published book chapters on the surgical management of shoulder and elbow disorders.

Offering a wide range of treatment techniques from minimally invasive arthroscopy to advanced reconstructive procedures, Dr. Obermeyer focuses on individualizing his treatment approach for each patient to maximize timely return to sport and leisure activities. A former collegiate athlete himself, Dr. Obermeyer understands the value of maintaining an active lifestyle.

When he's not seeing patients, Dr. Obermeyer enjoys ice hockey, fishing, and baseball. He is a team physician for local area high schools.

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