Upper Extremity Expertise

Experience and excellence in upper extremity
care can improve your quality of life
on a daily basis.

At NOSS, you will have the opportunity to receive help from leading expert surgeons like Dr. Shaughnessy, striving to treat your condition and provide you with an excellent outcome.

Shoulder, wrist, and hand injuries can be some of the most complex and difficult to treat. If surgery is necessary, you want an experienced surgeon capable of the most advanced surgical techniques to diagnose and repair these injuries. The most important thing we can do is take time for you, listen to your story, and give you the most accurate treatment plan possible in hopes of a fast recovery.

Same-day Appointments Available

Dr. Shaughnessy and team make every effort to accommodate any urgent need for specialty care of upper extremity injuries. Same-day appointments are often available. We encourage patients to call 203-755-6677 to find out if we can accommodate urgent-need appointments in our clinic schedule.

Who is Dr. Shaughnessy?

Dr. Shaughnessy is an experienced leader in orthopaedic surgery in Connecticut. He focuses his practice on injuries and other painful conditions of the upper extremity including the shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand.

Is Your Injury Work Related?

If your injury or illness is work-related, your care may be covered under Workers’ Compensation. Dr. Shaughnessy is here to provide care for your injury or illness, and help you get you back to your work and your life.

Dr. Shaughnessy's Specialties

Dr. Shaughnessy specializes in complex upper extremity trauma, sports injuries of the upper extremity, and arthritis surgery of the hand, wrist, and shoulder.


He also specializes in arthroscopic surgery of the wrist and shoulder. Schedule an appointment today to learn more.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I contact the doctors for advice?

We are here to help you recover and get back to your quality of life. If you are ever in need of advice, feel free to schedule an appointment to come in and speak with one of our board certified specialists.

What should I do if I have concerns?

Your concerns are our concerns. We will talk you through every step of any procedures or recommendations we have for you. Ultimately, we will develop a plan that you’re comfortable with that will also get you on the path to recovery.

Will information about me be safe and secure?

At NOSS we pride ourselves on patient information security and your privacy as our patient. Please refer to our Health Information Privacy page for more information about your privacy and the security of your information.

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