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.

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.

Conditions

Departments & Centers

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

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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

Trinity Track Star back breaking school records after an injury

Kinnard Hughes, a sophomore at Trinity College, was injured during a track event. He's now back on the field after going to the Hartford HealthCare Bone & Joint Institute.


News

Need Medical Attention? Play it Safe During COVID-19 With a Virtual Health Visit

Dr. Mark Prete, Hartford HealthCare Senior Vice President and Hartford HealthCare Medical Group President, discusses virtual health’s role during the COVID-19 pandemic and also how it’s being used by medical specialists in a March 26 visit with WTNH, Channel 8. Here is an edited version of the interview: Q: Hartford HealthCare [...]

Connecticut’s ‘Stay Safe, Stay Home’ Guidelines

Here are the specifics of Gov. Ned Lamont’s “Stay Safe, Stay Home,” as Connecticut tries to limit its residents exposure to the COVID-19 virus. The plan, effective March 23 at 8 pm, includes these recommendations: Non-essential public community gatherings of individuals of any size for any reason should be canceled [...]

The Coronavirus Response Through the Eyes of a Doctor

By Dr. William Horgan Hartford HealthCare Regional Medical Director of Quality & Safety Backus Hospital/Windham Hospital Many people are upset because professional and college sports or their child’s sporting events have been postponed or canceled because of the COVID-19 outbreak. Many people feel like we’re overreacting in the United States. [...]

Here’s What To Do if You Need, or Have, a Doctor’s Appointment

A message to patients from Dr. James Cardon, Hartford HealthCare Chief Clinical Integration Officer: Dear Patient: COVID-19, the new coronavirus, has affected all of us. To protect the people and communities we serve, Hartford HealthCare has put in place these policies and procedures for staff, patients and guests. If you have [...]

How to Maintain A Healthy Lifestyle While Social Distancing

As people around the world continue to practice social distancing in an attempt to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus, many who are stuck at home are concerned about maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Christopher Barrett, Clinical Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist at Hartford HealthCare’s Bone & Joint Institute, offers some [...]

Hartford HealthCare Increases Visitor Restrictions, Limits Elective Surgeries

Hartford HealthCare has increased its visitor restrictions and will postpone surgeries and procedures that are not urgent or emergent due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Restricting visitors as much as possible helps prevent the spread of coronavirus. Click here for an explanation of the policy and exceptions (for example, visits to [...]


Upcoming Classes & Events

Wednesday, Apr 08, 2020, 11:00AM - 12:30PM

Prepare for Surgery, Heal Faster Workshop

Medical Studies show that people who prepare for an operation have less pain, fewer complications and recover sooner. Peggy Huddleston's [...]

Wednesday, Apr 22, 2020, 11:00AM - 12:30PM

Prepare for Surgery, Heal Faster Workshop

Medical Studies show that people who prepare for an operation have less pain, fewer complications and recover sooner. Peggy Huddleston's [...]

Tuesday, May 05, 2020, 4:30PM - 6:00PM

Spine Pre-Op Patient Education

This class is for patients who will undergo spine surgery, providing education on how to prepare for the surgery and recovery.


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