Gary F. Updegrove, MD

Gary F. Updegrove, MD
Penn State Bone and Joint Institute
30 Hope Dr
Suite 2400
Hershey, PA 17033
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  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery
  • Pediatric Orthopaedics
  • Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Arm fracture
  • Biceps tendon disorders
  • Elbow arthritis
  • Elbow arthroscopy
  • Elbow dislocation
  • Elbow fracture
  • Elbow instability
  • Elbow joint replacement
  • Elbow pain
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Rotator cuff tears
  • Scapula fracture
  • Shoulder arthritis
  • Shoulder arthroscopy
  • Shoulder dislocation
  • Shoulder fracture
  • Shoulder instability
  • Shoulder joint replacement
  • Shoulder pain
  • Stiff elbow
  • Tendon transfers

Gary Updegrove, MD, is an assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery specializing in shoulder and elbow surgery and orthopaedic trauma. A State College native, Dr. Updegrove earned his Bachelor of Science degree at The Pennsylvania State University. He then graduated from Penn State College of Medicine in Hershey, Pa., and completed his residency training in orthopaedic surgery at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. After residency, Dr. Updegrove pursued two additional years of subspecialty training - a fellowship in orthopaedic trauma at Carolinas Medical Center, followed by a second subspecialty fellowship in shoulder and elbow surgery at The Rothman Institute at Thomas Jefferson University.

Dr. Updegrove's clinical practice focuses on reconstruction of degenerative conditions or traumatic injuries of the shoulder and elbow. He specializes in upper extremity surgery, including anatomic and reverse total shoulder arthroplasty, elbow replacements, complex fracture management, repair of fracture nonunions, rotator cuff repair, as well as shoulder and elbow arthroscopy.

Fellowship, Ortho Surgery, Shoulder & Elbow
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital - 2017

Fellowship, Orthopaedic Trauma
Carolinas Healthcare System - 2016

Residency, Orthopedic Surgery
Milton S. Hershey Medical Center - 2015

Internship, Orthopedic Surgery
Milton S. Hershey Medical Center - 2011

Penn State College of Medicine - 2010

  • Assistant Professor

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