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.

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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.


News

Local Chef to Host Bone Healthy Cooking Class at Hartford HealthCare Bone & Joint Institute

Do you remember your parents saying you have to drink your milk for strong bones? Or have you seen your physician and they are worried you might have osteopenia or osteoporosis?  In recognition of Osteoporosis Awareness Month the Hartford HealthCare Bone & Joint Institute will be offering a cooking class [...]

5 Things Your Athletic Child Can Learn from Netflix’s ‘Losers’

By Dr. Peter Lucchio Clinical Psychologist Calling someone a loser is the worst kind of condemnation in our current polarized culture. But “Losers,” a Netflix documentary series, shows another side of losing: athletes who have overcome highly public defeats in ways that can inspire all athletes to be more resilient when [...]

Why Tommy John Surgery is On The Rise for Youth Pitchers

When Major League dreams start early, young baseball pitchers think of three things – throwing faster, throwing longer and throwing harder. What they’re not usually thinking about is how the activity on the mound affects their body, specifically their pitching arm and, even more specifically, the ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) [...]

How Long Do Joint Replacements Last?

In a winner-take-all endurance test, which is stronger: metal or human bone? Surprise: If it’s a metal alloy knee or hip replacement vs. the original human bone, take the bone. That goes for polyethylene, ceramic and any other material paired with metal in an artificial joint, too. No combination will last [...]

What is Hip Resurfacing Arthroplasty?

For more information on hip reconstructive services at the Hartford HealthCare Bone & Joint Institute, click here. [...]

Why a Partial Knee Replacement is Same-Day Surgery

Doctors at the Hartford HealthCare Bone & Joint Institute at Hartford Hospital are using new technology to customize joint replacements, making recovery easier. Here’s more from Dr. Mark Shekhman, a Bone & Joint Institute orthopedic surgeon: Q: At the bone and joint institute you use tools to assess the best route [...]


Upcoming Classes & Events

Thursday, May 23, 2019, 5:00PM - 7:00PM

UTC Lean Body Cooking

Join head chef Daniel Chong-Jiminez to learn quick and easy recipes that promote a healthier lifestyle and a lean body. Learn delicious [...]

Tuesday, May 28, 2019, 5:00PM - 7:00PM

UTC Lean Body Cooking

Join head chef Daniel Chong-Jiminez to learn quick and easy recipes that promote a healthier lifestyle and a lean body. Learn delicious [...]

Thursday, May 30, 2019, 5:00PM - 7:00PM

UTC Lean Body Cooking

Join head chef Daniel Chong-Jiminez to learn quick and easy recipes that promote a healthier lifestyle and a lean body. Learn delicious [...]


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