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At Core Orthopedics

Elevating your experience and shoulder function to the next level.

Rotator Cuff Tears

Glenoid Labrum/SLAP Tears


Biceps Pathology


Total Shoulder Replacement

Reverse Shoulder Replacement

A Wide Range of Shoulder Orthopedic Treatments Under One Roof

At Level Up Shoulder, we understand the importance of providing comprehensive services under one roof. Dr. Drake only uses state-of-the-art equipment to provide the best treatment plan tailored to you. Dr. Drake has extensive experience treating:

Visit our Chicagoland offices or contact us via text. Dr. Drake examines all new patients, provides an accurate diagnosis, and formulates a treatment plan with you. We offer a wide range of conservative, non-invasive measures to suit our patient’s needs. If surgery is necessary, Dr. Drake will guide you down that path.

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Why Choose
Level Up Shoulder in Chicago

If you’re looking for a place where a specialist truly cares for his patients, you’ve come to the right place. Here are a few things that set Level Up Shoulder apart:

  • 100% Customer Satisfaction
    Bringing patients back to a pain-free existence is our goal. We strive to provide 100% customer satisfaction because we know that a personal, patient referral is our best compliment. Dr. Drake and his staff strive to make each patient happy.
  • Over A Decade Of Practical Experience
    Dr. Drake has extensive experience as an orthopedic shoulder surgeon. After his residency, he participated in specialized fellowship training, exclusive to shoulder surgery, in an effort to better educate himself in all types of shoulder conditions.
  • State-Of-The-Art Equipment
    While we cannot understate the importance of a good physical examination, we also understand the value that technology plays in the field of medicine. That’s why we continue to invest in the latest ultrasound and MRI technologies to help accurately diagnose and treat different shoulder conditions to allow for optimal treatment and a faster recovery.

Remember, your greatest investment is in yourself, particularly your health. Visit us for all the services we’ve highlighted above and more. You can also text us and we can schedule a consultation.

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Years in Practice

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Why we do what we do

Dr. Greg Drake

Dr. Drake employs modern orthopedic procedures to treat different shoulder conditions. His extensive experience makes him the best surgeon to work on any shoulder condition you may be suffering from, and you can rest assured knowing you’re in safe hands.

Here at Level Up Shoulder, we understand the importance of delivering the highest quality of service to our patients. We treat all ages with shoulder conditions.  Typically, younger athletes suffer from labral injuries and poor mechanics, while the middle aged athletes deal with rotator cuff issues.  Arthritis affects all ages.  Whether you’re a young athlete or a seasoned professional who has experienced an injury, come see us so we can educate you about the proper diagnosis and treatment.

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