Bassem T. Elhassan, M.D.


Children's CenterPediatric and Adolescent MedicineOrthopedic Surgery


  1. Rochester, Minn
  • Upper extremity advanced reconstruction for sequelae of adult and obstetric brachial plexus injuries
  • Shoulder arthroscopy for nerve decompression, rotator cuff repair, and shoulder stabilization
  • Shoulder replacement
  • Management of complex shoulder disorders: rotator cuff repair/reconstruction, nerve repair and reconstruction
  • Tendon reconstruction/transfer for paralytic and non-paralytic shoulder
  • Elbow arthroscopy
  • Management of elbow disorders: elbow instability, tendons' repair, and elbow arthroplasty
  • Management of wrist and hand disorders
  • Management of shoulder/elbow/hand fractures

Rochester, Minnesota

  1. 2007
    Fellow - Shoulder and ElbowHarvard Medical School
  2. 2006
    Fellow - Hand and Upper ExtremityMayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 2005
    Resident - OrthopedicsUniversity of Illinois at Chicago
  4. 2000
    Resident - Three years of General Surgery, One year of OrthopedicsAmerican University of Beirut
  5. 1996
    MDAmerican University of Beirut
  6. 1992
    BS - ChemistryAmerican University of Beirut