Our dedicated team of orthopedists and sports health specialists bring decades of experience to provide innovative musculoskeletal care with a patient-centered approach.

Our dedicated orthopedists cover many different sub-specialties at the Bone & Joint Institute. Patients have access to leading edge technologies like precision Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted Surgery, hip resurfacing, a special Fragility Fracture Program and new approaches in anesthesia to get you up and moving more quickly.

Did you know... The Bone & Joint Institute is in the 99th percentile for patient satisfaction for joint replacement surgery (Press Ganey).

We are seeking Surgical Technologists to become part of the Bone & Joint Institute team. We offer competitive salaries and benefits, as well as a stimulating work environment that inspires excellence.

Surgical Technologist opportunities at the Bone & Joint Institute


Women's Sports Health Program


Whether you’re a weekend runner training for that first 5k or a professional athlete, the Hartford HealthCare Bone & Joint Institute’s Women’s Sports Health Program is here for you.


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Center for Rheumatology & Bone Health

Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease that causes the body's natural defense system to attack the joint.

Conditions We Treat

The Bone & Joint Institute provides outstanding diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation for musculoskeletal disorders & injuries.


Departments & Centers

The Institute offers an unparalleled network of coordinated services for those with bone and joint issues.

Departments & Centers





Patient Stories

The Bone & Joint Institute offers an unparalleled network of coordinated services for patients with musculoskeletal disorders and orthopedic injuries. Watch their stories.

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Bone & Joint Institute

Our central location in Hartford provides the community with easy access to treatment for orthopedic needs.

Latest Videos

Medical Rounds: Don't Delay Care for Bone and Joint Pain

Medical Rounds: Daniel Witmer, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon, Bone & Joint Institute, speaks about knee replacements, importance of not delaying care during COVID-19, which can lead to further injury or longer recovery times.

Advances in Spine Treatment

Dr. Hanbing Zhou, MD, orthopedic spine surgeon at the Bone & Joint Institute at Hartford Hospital, talks about advances in spine surgery and treatment, robotic surgery options.


Upcoming Webinar: Active Woman’s Guide To Avoiding Injury

Women can be at higher risk for certain sports injuries, whether they enjoy running regularly, participate in athletic activities on [...]

Upcoming Procedure? These Drive-Through Locations Open Feb. 21 for Pre-Operative Testing

To help patients challenged by the week’s winter weather to secure the required COVID-19 testing before an upcoming medical procedure, [...]

Amanda Richards Named Hartford HealthCare’s First Chief Nursing Officer

Amanda (Mandy) Richards has joined Hartford HealthCare as the first Executive Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer. Mandy began her [...]

Yes, a Lot Happened in 2020 Besides COVID-19. Like This.

Hard as it may be to believe, life did exist beyond COVID-19 this year and, while many healthcare professionals tended [...]

Vaccine Arrives in Hartford and Inoculations Begin, Providing Hope Against COVID-19

By Shawn Mawhiney and Steve Coates Nine months after the first COVID-19 patients emerged at Hartford HealthCare (HHC) hospitals, a [...]

Sarcoma Used to Mean Amputation of Arm or Leg. No More.

Dr. Adam Lindsay Orthopaedic Oncology Hartford HealthCare Bone & Joint Institute at Hartford Hospital Bone and soft tissue sarcomas are [...]

Upcoming Classes & Events

Tuesday, Apr 13, 2021, 4:30PM - 6:00PM

Total Joint Pre-Op Webinar at Hartford Hospital

** To register online, please do not use Internet Explorer. **

This webinar is for patients who will undergo hip and knee [...]

Wednesday, Apr 14, 2021, 11:00AM - 12:30PM

Total Joint Pre-Op Webinar at Hartford Hospital

** To register online, please do not use Internet Explorer. **

This webinar is for patients who will undergo hip and knee [...]

Wednesday, Apr 14, 2021, 11:00AM - 1:00PM

Prepare for Surgery, Heal Faster Workshop TM Webinar

Join our interactive workshop from the comfort of your home via telephone, mobile phone, computer, or tablet via Zoom.

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Recognized by U.S. News & World Report for Best Regional Hospitals (*Ranked #1 in Hartford Metro Area) and recognized as high-performing in Orthopedics, Aortic Valve Surgery, Heart Bypass Surgery, Heart Failure, Colon Cancer Surgery, Lung Cancer Surgery, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Hip Replacement and Knee Replacement.

* earning this prestigious distinction for the tenth consecutive year.

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