Corinne VanBeek, MD - Orthopedic & Shoulder Surgery - Fairfield County, CT

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Corinne VanBeek

Corinne VanBeek, MD


Member of: Stamford Health Medical Group

HSS - Associate

About Me

Dr. VanBeek is a board-certified shoulder and elbow surgeon. She enjoys working with athletes of all ages to help them regain function after injury. She equally dedicates herself to the aging population, treating degenerative conditions including shoulder and elbow arthritis.

Aiming to provide a patient-driven approach to management, Dr. VanBeek offers conservative treatment strategies as well as surgical options. Her primary clinical interests include arthroscopic and open shoulder surgery as well as shoulder replacements.

She has published several book chapters, journal articles and reviews in leading orthopedic publications. Dr. VanBeek was named a Fairfield County “40 Under 40” honoree by the Fairfield County Business Journal and Top Doctor for numerous years. In 2020, she was also awarded Exceptional Women in Medicine.


English and Spanish

Special Interests

Arthroscopic and open shoulder surgery
Shoulder replacements


  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Shoulder and Elbow Surgery


Medical School

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine


New York Presbyterian Hospital


Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Published Work

Starman J, VanBeek C, Armfield D, Irrgang J, Fu F. Assessment of normal ACL double bundle anatomy in standard viewing planes by magnetic resonance imaging. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. May 2007, 15(5): 493-9. [Epub 2007 Jan 16]

Cohen S, VanBeek C, Starman J, Armfield D, Fu F. MRI measurement of the two bundles of the normal ACL. Arthroscopy. June 2007, 23(6): e5-e6.

Cohen S, VanBeek C, Starman J, Armfield D, Fu F. MRI measurement of the two bundles of the normal ACL. Orthopedics. Sep 2009, 32(9): p.687-694.

VanBeek C, Levine WN. Radial head: resect, fix, or replace? Operative Techniques in Orthopaedics. March 2010, 20(1): p.2-10.

VanBeek C, Boselli KJ, Cadet ER, Ahmad CS, Levine WN. Precontoured Plating of Clavicle Fractures: Decreased Hardware-related Complications? Clin Orthop Relat Res. Mar 2011.

Vitale MA, VanBeek C, Spivack JH, Cheng B, Geller J. Pharmacologic reversal of warfarin-associated coagulopathy in geriatric patients with hip fractures: a retrospective study of thromboembolic events, postoperative complications, and time to surgery. Geriatric Orthopaedic Surgery & Rehabilitation. July 2011, 2(4): p.128-134.

VanBeek C, Greisberg J. Mobility of the First Ray: Review Article. Foot Ankle Int. Sept 2011, 32(9): p.917-922.

Austin LS, VanBeek C, Williams GR. Venous Air Embolism: An Under Recognized and Potentially Catastrophic Complication in Orthopaedic Surgery. JSES. Oct 2013, 22(10): p.1449-1454.

Austin LS, Tjoumakaris F, VanBeek C, Pepe M, Ramsey M. Distal Biceps Rupture: The Coil Sign. Orthopedics. Jun 2014, 37(6): e605-7.

Acevedo D, VanBeek C, Abboud J, Lazarus M, Williams G. Reverse shoulder arthroplasty for proximal humerus fractures: An update on indications, technique, and results. JSES. Feb 2014, 23(2): p.279-89. Doi: 10.1016/j.jse2013.10.003

VanBeek C, Loeffler B, Narzikul A, et al. Diagnostic accuracy of non-contrast MRI for detecting glenohumeral cartilage lesions: A prospective comparison to arthroscopy. JSES. July 2014, 23(7): p.1010-16. 

VanBeek C, Abboud J: Tips and pearls for surgical repair of proximal humerus fractures. IN: Getz C (ed.): World Clinics: Orthopedics - Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers. 2014

VanBeek C, Ramsey M: Point-Counterpoint: Technique for Posterior Stabilization: Open Posterior Stabilization. IN: Dodson, Dines, Dines, Walch, Williams (eds.): Controversies in Shoulder Instability. Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins. 2014

Bateman D, Barlow J, VanBeek C, Abboud J. Suture Anchor Fixation of Displaced Olecranon Fractures in the Elderly. JSES. Aug 2015, 24(8): p.e240.

Ponzio DY, VanBeek C, Wong JC, et al. Profile of Current Opinion on Arthroscopic Acromioplasty: A Video Survey Study. Arthroscopy. July 2016, 32(7): p.1253-1262.

Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Surgery - American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery


  • American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Ruth Jackson Orthopedic Society
  • Orthopedic Research and Education Foundation
  • Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society

Academic Appointment

Stamford Hospital

New York Medical College

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