Women's Choice Award - Orthopeadics
St. Vincent’s Medical Center has been named one of America’s Best Hospitals for Orthopaedics by the Women’s Choice Award®, America’s trusted referral source for the best in healthcare.

The award signifies that St. Vincent’s Medical Center is in the top 4,542 U.S. hospitals offering orthopedics services.

St. Vincent’s Medical Center is one of 455 award recipients representing the hospitals that have met the highest standards for orthopedics care in the U.S. by the Women’s Choice Award.

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Understanding Treatment Plans for Hip Pain

Julianne Forlizzi, MD, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Connecticut Orthopaedic Institute, St. Vincent’s Medical Center says doctors often recommend that patients with hip pain start with physical therapy, but might use injections or surgery if more aggressive treatment is necessary.

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Our experienced team of orthopaedic surgeons and clinicians provides excellent care
as part of a comprehensive program that includes patient education and postoperative physical therapy.

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June 17, 2021

St. Vincent’s Medical Center First in State With Radiation-Free Spinal Navigation System

At the start of the New Year, St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport became the first acute care hospital in [...]

February 25, 2021

Arthritis in Both Knees. Then Two Knee Replacements.

Perfect from the start. Lynn Lamparelli suffered with arthritis until she decided to have both of her knees replaced – [...]

February 25, 2021

How a Total Knee Replacement During COVID Relieved Her Intolerable Pain

Kelli Hannan was in intolerable knee pain at the gym and throughout her day – until she had a total [...]

February 24, 2021

Connecticut Orthopaedic Institute Opening at St. Vincent’s

Hartford HealthCare has opened a new Connecticut Orthopaedic Institute (COI) at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport., bringing together more [...]

October 08, 2020

How This Spine-Surgery Patient Avoided Pain Meds

No pain pills post-surgery? It’s possible with a revolutionary pain management program that uses nerve-blocking to mitigate pain and reduce [...]

Patient Pre-Op Classes & Education

The Connecticut Orthopaedic Institute offers online versions of its Joint Replacement and Spine Surgery pre-op classes. These online classes are a convenient option for those patients who are unable to attend the in-person sessions.

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Always staying ahead of the curve, Connecticut Orthopaedic Institute offers patients a variety of innovative solutions in orthopaedic surgery.

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