Michael A. Del Core, MD - Upper Extremity Orthopedic Specialist

Dr. Michael Del Core is a double fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in the upper extremity. He has completed two fellowships: a Hand Fellowship at the University of Texas Southwestern in Dallas, Texas and a Shoulder and Elbow Fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Del Core completed his residency at the University of Texas Southwestern in Dallas, Texas during which time he spent three months training in Auckland, New Zealand. He graduated from Saint Louis University Medical School. Dr. Del Core has completed nearly 20 peer review publications and he’s dedicating his practice to treating the full spectrum of upper extremity conditions.  

An Omaha native, Dr. Del Core is a graduate of Creighton Prep and he’s excited to be back in Omaha to practice within the community he was raised in. Outside of work, he and his wife, Anna, love spending time with their two children and traveling. 


Fellowship: Cleveland Clinic (Cleveland, OH), Shoulder and Elbow Fellowship
Fellowship: The University of Texas Southwestern (Dallas, TX), Hand Fellowship
Residency: The University of Texas Southwestern (Dallas, TX)
Medical School: Saint Louis University School of Medicine (St. Louis, MO)
Undergraduate: Saint Louis University (St. Louis, MO)


American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (ASES), Fellow Member 
American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH), Candidate Member 
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS), Fellow Member 



  • Arthritis 
  • Basal Joint Arthritis 
  • Boxer's Fracture 
  • Broken Bones 
  • Carpal Tunnel 
  • Colles' Fracture 
  • Complex Nerve Problems 
  • Congenital Abnormalities & Deformities 
  • De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis 
  • Dupuytren’s Contracture 
  • Finger Dislocations 
  • Finger Fracture 
  • Finger Amputations 
  • Ganglion Cysts 
  • Hand Fracture 
  • Hand Pain 
  • Hand Tendonitis 
  • Hand Trauma 
  • Joint Contractures 
  • Kienbock’s Disease 
  • Mallet Finger 
  • Overuse Conditions 
  • Raynaud’s Disease 
  • Sports-Related Injuries 
  • Tennis Elbow 
  • Trigger Finger 
  • Workers Comp & Occupational Injuries 
  • Wrist Fractures 
  • Wrist Pain 
  • Wrist Sprains & Strains 
  • Wrist Tendonitis 
  • Acromioclavicular Injuries 
  • Arthritis of the Elbow 
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder 
  • Biceps Tendon Rupture 
  • Biceps Tendonitis 
  • Broken Shoulder 
  • Burners & Stingers 
  • Collarbone Fracture 
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome 
  • Elbow Bursitis 
  • Elbow Growth Plate Injuries 
  • Elbow Tendon Inflammation 
  • Frozen Shoulder 
  • Golfer's Elbow 
  • Hill-Sachs Lesion 
  • Hyperextension of the Elbow 
  • Joint Stiffness 
  • Loose Shoulder (Instability) 
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans of the Elbow 
  • Overuse Injuries 
  • Radial Tunnel Syndrome 
  • Rotator Cuff Injury 
  • Rotator Cuff Tear 
  • Shoulder Blade Fracture 
  • Shoulder Bursitis 
  • Shoulder Dislocation 
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome 
  • Shoulder Separation 
  • Shoulder Socket Fracture 
  • SLAP Tear 
  • Snapping Shoulder Syndrome 
  • Tennis Elbow 
  • Throwing Injuries 
  • Triceps Tendonitis


Some upper extremity injuries will require surgery, some will not. Whatever the case, Dr. Del Core will work with you to find the best treatment for you. He offers both surgical and non-surgical treatments, including:

  • Arthritis Care and Treatment 
  • Cyst Removal 
  • DeQuervain’s Release 
  • Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release 
  • Fracture & Dislocation Treatment 
  • Hand & Wrist Arthroscopy 
  • Joint Replacement 
  • Ligament Repair 
  • Microsurgical Flap Procedures 
  • Microvascular Surgery 
  • Nerve Repair 
  • Reconstructive Surgery 
  • Tendon Repair 
  • Trigger Finger Release 
  • Finger Amputations 
  • Acromioclavicular Reconstructions 
  • Arthroscopic Bankart Repair 
  • Arthroscopic Capsular Plication 
  • Arthroscopic Capsular Release 
  • Arthroscopic Debridement of the Elbow 
  • Non-surgical treatments such as splints, casts, exercise and strength building programs, pain management, and rehabilitative therapy 
  • Biceps Tendonitis 
  • Cubital Tunnel Release at the Elbow 
  • Elbow Arthroscopy 
  • Elbow Replacement 
  • Fracture Treatment 
  • Ligament Reconstruction 
  • Medial Epicondylectomy 
  • Medial Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction (Tommy John Surgery) 
  • Broken Shoulder Surgery 
  • Radial Tunnel Release at the Elbow 
  • Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement 
  • Rotator Cuff Repair 
  • Shoulder Arthroplasty 
  • Shoulder Impingement Surgery 
  • Shoulder Resurfacing 
  • SLAP Repair 
  • Total Shoulder Replacement 
  • Ulnar Nerve Transposition at the Elbow