Course Instructor

Dr Vincent Santoro, MD

Course Instructor

Dr Vincent Santoro, MD

  • Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon
  • Member American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Member American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
  • Member Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • Member Orthopedic Trauma Association

Dr. Vincent Santoro, MD is a board-certified orthopedic physician and surgeon with 20 years of experience treating sports injuries to the shoulder and knee, as well as arthritis. He completed his Advanced Clinical Experience in Orthopedic Traumatology and Reconstruction Residency at the University of Washington – Harborview Medical Center and Advanced Reconstruction Fellowship and specialty training in shoulder surgery at University of Berne, Switzerland. Throughout his career he has served as the team doctor for various high school and club sports teams.

Dr. Santoro uses state-of-the-art arthroscopic techniques to treat rotator cuff and biceps injuries, instability, and impingement problems in the shoulder and ACL, meniscus and patellar problems in the knee. He also performs knee and shoulder replacements and has significant experience in elbow and ankle injuries and fracture repair.


He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, the Arthroscopy Association of North America, and the Orthopedic Trauma Association. He is an orthopedic surgeon at Orthopedics International and a founder ShoulderWorks to provide a means of patient education and collaboration with regional physical therapists with a strong interest in shoulder rehabilitation. A natural teacher, Dr. Santoro was named Educator of the Year in 2001 by the University of Connecticut’s Orthopedic residency program. He is licensed to practice medicine and surgery in the state of Washington.

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