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Hanbing Zhou, MD
Dr. Hanbing Zhou
Spine
Trauma / Fractures

Dr. Zhou is a fellowship-trained orthopedic spine surgeon who cares for patients with surgical and non-surgical spine related disorders. To treat these disorders, Dr. Zhou specializes in advanced minimally invasive and open surgical techniques. He believes in a comprehensive approach to patient care, including utilization of physical therapy and conservative management to explore all alternatives of treatment before surgery is considered. His clinical interests and expertise include degenerative cervical/ thoracic/ lumbar disease, adult deformity/scoliosis, spine oncology, and trauma. In addition, Dr. Zhou has a special interest in complex spine reconstruction including revision fusion surgery for non-union, and proximal junctional kyphosis/failure. 

Dr. Zhou completed his fellowship in spine from the prestigious Vancouver General Hospital in Vancouver, Canada. He finished his undergraduate education at University of California, San Diego in La Jolla, CA with a degree in biomechanical engineering. He earned his medical degree from Boston University in Boston, MA and went on to complete a six-year academic Orthopedic Surgery residency program at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center in Worcester, MA. In addition to the five-year clinical residency, Dr. Zhou also completed an additional year of orthopedic surgery research in the area of spine disorders. His efforts led to numerous publications and national presentations during his training. Dr. Zhou was also selected for the AOA Resident Leadership Forum during his residency training. 

Dr. Zhou is dedicated to providing exceptional patient care with the highest level of compassion and expertise. He looks forward to helping you with your back-related problems.  Dr. Zhou currently resides in West Hartford and enjoys running and hiking.

Now scheduling patients in Farmington, Glastonbury, Hartford, Plainville, and Rocky Hill. Call (860) 549-8621.

OAH

June 1, 2018

Dear Patient of Orthopedic Associates of Hartford, PC:

I regret to inform you that Dr. Courtland G. Lewis is retiring effective July 1, 2018. We are happy to report that Dr. Daniel Witmer, a fellowship-trained Total Joint and Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgeon will begin on August 6, 2018. He will assist in any transition of care relating to his practice and begin to see new patients starting on that date. If there are any orthopedic total joint issues that need your attention during the transition, please contact our main switchboard at 860-549-3210 and we will be more than happy to assist you with the proper physician(s).

Respectfully,

Timothy Taylor, CEO

OAH

June 1, 2018

Dear Patient of Orthopedic Associates of Hartford, PC:

I regret to inform you that Dr. Charles B. Kime is retiring effective July 1, 2018. We are happy to report that Dr. Hanbing “Steve” Zhou, a fellowship-trained Spine and Trauma Orthopedic Surgeon will begin on August 20, 2018. He will assist in any transition of care relating to his practice and begin to see new patients starting on that date. If there are any orthopedic spine issues that need your attention during the transition, please contact our main switchboard at 860-549-3210 and we will be more than happy to assist you with the proper physician(s).

Respectfully,

Timothy Taylor, CEO

OAH

June 1, 2018

Dear Patient of Orthopedic Associates of Hartford, PC:

I regret to inform you that Dr. Richard M. Linburg is retiring effective July 21, 2018. I am happy to report that we have other hand, wrist and elbow orthopedic surgeons that will take over for his care going forward. The physicians listed below will be able to take over and follow up in any hand care going forward.

Andrew E. Caputo, MD

Kevin J. Burton, MD

Nicholas A., Bontempo, MD

Christopher H. Judson, MD

Their background and physician biographies can be found on our website at www.oahct.com. Please call 860-549-3210 to arrange an appointment if needed.

Respectfully,

Timothy Taylor, CEO

Daniel Witmer, MD
Dr. Daniel Witmer
Joint Replacement
Trauma/Fractures

Dr. Witmer grew up in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. He graduated with a degree in Biology from Ursinus College in Collegeville, PA, and was a member of the Bears’ Football, Wrestling, and Track & Field teams. He received his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, where he graduated magna cum laude and was a member of the George McClellan Surgical Honor Society. He then came to Connecticut to complete a residency in Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Connecticut, where at graduation he was presented with the Cavazos Award for Most Outstanding Resident. He went on to complete a one-year fellowship in Adult Reconstruction and Joint Replacement at Indiana University under the direction of Dr. Michael Meneghini. He is thrilled to be returning to Connecticut to practice and serve the greater Hartford community.

During his fellowship, he was trained in complex hip and knee replacement and revision surgery, computer assisted surgery, cementless and partial knee replacement, and rapid recovery techniques enabling outpatient joint replacement for optimized patient recovery. His clinical interests include cementless knee technology, joint kinematics, and treating fractures and complex problems around existing hip and knee replacements. He has authored numerous publications and book chapters, and has presented his work at national conferences. He serves as a reviewer for the journal Arthroplasty Today. He is an active member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the American Academy of Hip and Knee Surgeons, and the Connecticut Orthopedic Society.

Dr. Witmer is married and has two young children. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family, hiking, fishing, and playing sports.

To schedule a visit, call (860) 549-8267

Arthritis affects millions in the US. Dr. Nick Bontempo is an orthopedic surgeon with Hartford HealthCare.

more information about Dr. Bontempo

Hanbing (Steve) Zhou, MD
Dr. Hanbing (Steve) Zhou
Spine
Trauma/Fractures

Dr. Zhou did his orthopedic surgery residency at the University of Massachusetts Medical School and completed an acute-adult spine fellowship at the University of British Columbia. Now scheduling patients in Farmington, Glastonbury, Hartford, Plainville, and Rocky Hill.

More information about Dr. Zhou.

Daniel Witmer, MD
Dr. Daniel Witmer
Joint Replacement
Trauma/Fractures

Dr. Witmer completed his orthopedic surgery residency at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and completed a fellowship in adult reconstruction and joint replacement at Indiana University.

Now scheduling patients in Farmington, Glastonbury, Hartford, Plainville, and Rocky Hill.

More information about Dr. Witmer.

To schedule an appointment with one of our new specialists,

Call (860) 549-3210.

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