Carl Basamania MD, FACS

Carl Basamania MD, FACS

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Accepting New Patients

Board Certification:

American Board of Orthopedic Surgery


Dr. Basamania received his medical degree from The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Washington, D.C. He completed his residency at Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma, Washington in Orthopaedic Surgery.

His career includes positions as Chief, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation Womack Army Medical Center and Orthopaedic Consultant & Staff Surgeon Joint Special Operations Command and Security Operations Training Facility, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.  Dr. Basamania also served as the Assistant Professor of Surgery Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, as Chief, Orthopaedic Surgery Service, Durham Veteran's Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, and as Chief, Adult Reconstructive Shoulder Surgery at Duke University Medical Center.

Special Interests:

Dr. Basamania specializes in all types of shoulder surgery, especially in shoulder replacement, and has developed a minimally invasive technique for repairing broken or improperly healed collarbones (clavicle).

Practice Philosophy:

“I have found that pain control and rapid recovery go hand in hand. I do everything imaginable to reduce a patient’s pain, it speeds recovery and provides better results in the long run helping them get back to doing the things they love again.”


  • Invited to speak at the Cooperstown Baseball Hall of Fame Sports Medicine Symposium (September, 2013) regarding his treatment for clavicle fractures and cuff arthropathy.
  • Awarded the Outstanding Speaker Award from the North Pacific Orthopaedic Society Conference (September, 2013) in Sun River, Oregon.
  • Invited to the Bogenhausen Shoulder Symposium (November, 2013), in Munich, Germany to discuss his technique for treating clavicle fractures and A/C separations.
​Dr. Basamania, one of the creators of the StepTech device, is featured in this KING-5 story on shoulder replacement surgery