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Providing the highest level of orthopedic care to eastern Connecticut.

Now,residents of eastern Connecticut don't have to leave the region to get world-class orthopedic care. The Orthopedics Department at Windham Hospital offers a comprehensive range of services, including Hand and Upper Extremity,Total Joint Care, Sports Medicine, Physical Therapy, and Advanced Imaging. Our staff includes physicians who are leaders in their field. Technologists trained on cutting-edge equipment. And some of the most dedicated, skilled nurses in the state. What's more, we're part of the Hartford HealthCare System, a strategic alliance that includes many of the state's best hospitals, medical centers, and services.

Our Specialties

Expertise from head to toe.

The human musculo-skeletal serves as the framework for our bodies. It supports us, allows us to move, and protects our vital organs. So when something goes wrong, it's important to get it taken care of by an orthopedics department with an exceptional track record.

Hand and Upper Extremity

Expertise in a number of hand and upperextremity conditions, including:

  • Carpal tunnel
  • Thumb reconstruction
  • Trigger finger
  • Hand and wrist fractures
  • Nerve/tendon repair, and reconstruction of the hand and wrist
  • Clavicle repair
  • Arthroscopy of the shoulder, elbow and wrist, including rotator cuff surgery
  • Joint replacement
  • Ligament repair, and reconstruction of the hand and wrist

Total Joint Care/Joint Replacement

Our physicians are well versed in the intricacies of jointinjuries, conditions and treatments. On the cutting edge of joint replacement medical technology: we were recently approved by Stryker How medica to participate in Shape Match Total Knee Replacements, using MRI technology to customize the fit of components. Our skill set in joint replacement surgeries includes:

  • Hip
  • Knee
  • Ankle
  • Foot
  • Shoulder
  • Elbow
  • Fingers

Sports Medicine

Whether you're aweekend warrior, youth sports enthusiast, or an elite professional athlete, theorthopedic department offers world-class sports medicine capabilities. Wewelcome patients of all ages and activity levels. Our focus includes surgicaland non-surgical treatments, as well as prevention techniques. We work on both an individual and team basis (our physicians have consulted for the Detroit Tigers, San Francisco Giants, New York Mets, Connecticut Tigers, the PGA tour,the X-Games, U.S. Olympic Trials and intercollegiate athletic squads).

Advanced Imaging

We go far beyond theX-Ray to treat their patients. MRIs, bone density studies, sports medicine imaging, advanced imaging-related injections – these are just some of the specialized diagnostic tools the hospital uses to address musculoskeletal health issues. In many cases, even the subtlest of joint injuries can be detected before they become a major problem – leading to a choice of therapeutic treatment over surgery, faster recovery times, and the patient's quick return to a normal lifestyle.