This arthroscope video shows a rip-stop repair being performed on a rotator cuff, which includes suture and an anchor insertion.
Andrew Razzano, D.O.
Andrew J. Razzano, DO, is a board certified and Fellowship Trained Orthopaedic Surgeon whose special interests include sports medicine and treatment of knee, shoulder, and elbow injuries and conditions. Dr. Razzano performs shoulder replacements and reverse shoulder replacements, as well as minimally invasive treatments for the knee and elbow. Dr. Razzano graduated from Ohio University with a Bachelors of Science Degree in Biology with a Pre Medical Major. While at Ohio University he performed research in aging, growth hormone, obesity, and diabetes under Dr. John Kopchick (Goll Oh Emin Scholar). He was chosen his senior year to participate in the SURF (Summer Undergraduate Research) program at Ohio University’s College of Osteopaths’ Medicine where he was involved in growth hormone proteomics. Dr. Razzano earned his degree in Osteopathic Medicine from the Ohio University College of Medicine and completed his orthopedic surgical residency at Affinity Medical Center in Massillon, Ohio. During his residency, he preformed research on Indirect MR Arthrography for detecting labral pathology in a young patient population. He has presented his research at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Mid-American Orthopaedic Association, the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and the American Academy of Pediatrics national conferences. Dr. Razzano is a member of the American Medical Association, American Osteopathic Association, American Osteopathic Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the Ohio Osteopathic Association, and the International Cartilage Repair Society, the Arthroscopy Association of North America, and the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. Dr. Razzano has completed an ACGME certified orthopedic sports medicine fellowship at Beacon Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine in Cincinnati under Dr. Timothy Kremchek. Dr. Razzano participates in the care of the Cincinnati Reds and their affiliates. He was the team physician for Morehead State University and Princeton High School during his fellowship. He has also cared for the athletes of Glen Oak, Massillon and Jackson High Schools over the past two years. Dr. Razzano's passion for keeping athletes on the field is rooted in time spent playing football and baseball. He still enjoys staying active outdoors by hiking, mountaineering, skiing, and anything else that gets him outside. Dr. Razzano resides in Southwest Ohio with his wife, Suzy, who is a Physical Education Teacher and Certified Yoga instructor.