Dr. Galen Kam is a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon specializing in the shoulder and elbow. Dr Kam is one of only a few members in the Northern California region of the prestigious and selective American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (ASES).
His surgical expertise has focused on shoulder arthroplasty, revision shoulder arthroplasty, prosthetic joint infections, and complex shoulder and elbow trauma. Although he specializes in complex procedures, Dr. Kam also treats routine elbow and shoulder problems, too.
As an assistant professor at University of Las Vegas Department of Orthopaedic Surgery he has taught complex shoulder and elbow surgery to surgical residents. In addition to patient care and surgery, Dr. Kam is currently engaged in several research projects. He has been, and continues to be, active in publishing orthopaedic research and speaking on a national level.
Dr. Kam joined Shasta Orthopaedics in February 2023.