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Theodore A. Blaine, MD

Our new Hamden office is now open at 2080 Whitney Avenue. Dr. Theodore Blaine, one of Connecticut's leading shoulder, elbow, and sports medicine experts is seeing patients in this location. He also sees patients in Hartford, Stamford, and Rocky Hill. Call (860) 323-2348 to schedule an appointment.


We now make it easy for you to request an appointment online. Fill out some brief information and someone will contact you to set-up your visit. Please allow 24 hours or the next business day (Monday to Friday) for us to respond.

If you are injured and need to be seen right away, call (860) 244-8888 to be scheduled with an available provider between 8:30am-4:30pm. Or, visit our walk-in Urgent Care in Farmington and Glastonbury on nights and weekends. To schedule a visit by phone, call (860) 549-3210.

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Starting January 1, Orthopedic Associates will accept insurance through Harvard Pilgrim Health Care.

Click here to learn more about other insurance plans that we accept.

Clifford G. Rios, MD

It’s one of the most dreaded sounds an athlete can hear - a pop in the knee that indicates something has just gone seriously wrong.

A worst-case scenario is a torn ACL (anterior cruciate ligament), which can sideline an athlete for a season and even end their career.

An ACL tear can injure more than the knee. It can fill even young athletes with the fear that they will not be able to play sports again.

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Dr. Fulkerson was keynote speaker at the Michigan Orthopedic Society meeting in Detroit October 26. He addressed over 200 orthopedic surgeons on current concepts of patella instability treatment. Dr. Fulkerson was guest of Dr. James Bicos, former sports medicine fellow at University of Connecticut and program director for the meeting. Additionally, Fulkerson gave grand Rounds at the Beaumont medical center where he is with their orthopedic surgery residents and faculty in this picture.

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