Theodore A. Blaine, MD
Dr. Theodore Blaine is recognized nationally and internationally for his expertise in orthopedics. He completed his medical school training at UCONN, post-doctoral training at Brown and Yale, and an orthopedic surgery residency and fellowship in orthopedic research at the University of Rochester. He went on to complete a fellowship in Shoulder and Elbow/Sports Medicine at Columbia University and served as a visiting fellow in Elbow Surgery at the Mayo Clinic.
Dr. Blaine has a broad range of experience in academic, clinical, research and administrative roles at leading academic institutions. Prior to joining Orthopedic Associates in 2018, he worked at Yale where he served as the Interim Chair of the Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, as well as Chief of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. He also was the team physician for Yale Athletics.
Dr. Blaine currently performs the highest volume of shoulder replacement operations in Connecticut and has an excellent reputation for quality outcomes in these surgeries. He has received numerous postgraduate honors and teaching awards and is consistently elected as one of the Best Doctors in America. He is widely published and recently founded and serves as Co-Editor in Chief of the Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Arthroplasty.
|Undergraduate:||Princeton University, A.B. in English, 1988|
|Medical School:||University of Connecticut School Of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine, 1993|
|Internship:||The University Of Rochester, Intern in General Surgery, 1993-1994|
|Residency:||The University Of Rochester, Resident in Orthopaedic Surgery, 1995-1999|
|Fellowships:||The University Of Rochester, Instructor/Fellow in Orthopaedic Research, 1994-1995|
|Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, Fellow in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery/ Sports Medicine, 1999-2000|
|Mayo Clinic, Visiting Fellow in Elbow Surgery, 2000|
|Post-Doctoral:||Brown University, Masters of Science, 2009|
|Yale University, Masters of Science, 2017|
|Yale University: School of Management Emerging Leaders Program, Certificate in Business Administration, 2014-2015|
|Yale University: School of Management Advanced Emerging Leaders Program, Certificate in Business Administration, 2015-2016|
Hartford Hospital’s Bone & Joint Institute
Orthopedic Associates of Hartford Surgical Centers