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James Robert Piorkowski, MD

Practice

Hartford Orthopaedic, Plastic, & Hand Surgeons, Inc. d/b/a The Hand Center

Specialty

Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
Orthopedic Surgery
Pediatric Hand Surgery
Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Board Certified

Areas of Interest

Congenital Hand Problems, Elbow Surgery, Hand and Wrist Surgery, Microsurgery, Orthopedics, Reconstructive Surgery, Trauma/Fractures

Physician Quicklink

https://hartfordhospital.org/JamesPiorkowski

Phone

860.527.7161

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Gender
Male

Languages
English
Spanish


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Bio

Dr. Piorkowski was born and raised in the Hartford area. After attending medical school at Georgetown University he returned to Connecticut for General Surgery residency before moving to Alabama and Missouri for further residency and fellowship training in Plastic Surgery, Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery, and Orthopedic Surgery. He was formerly a Clinical Instructor of Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery at the University of Alabama at Birmingham where he focused on reconstruction of the hand and extremities. He has returned home to work at Hartford Hospital joining the physicians at The Hand Center in Glastonbury.


Education

Medical School

  • Georgetown University School of Medicine 1999-2003 MD

Residency

  • University of Connecticut School of Medicine 2003-2008, General Surgery
  • University of Alabama 2008-2010, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • University of Missouri-Columbia 2012-2015, Orthopedic Surgery

Fellowship

  • University of Alabama 2011-2012, Hand, Microvascular & Upper Extremity Surgery

Professional Organizations

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery, Member
American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Member
American Board of Surgery
American Board of Plastic Surgery