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Understanding Arthritis with Dr. Ahmet Lahav

Learn about the different types of this degenerative disease, and the treatment options available to you to ease your pain from Dr. Ahmet Lahav, orthopaedic surgeon, affiliated with Connecticut Orthopaedic at MidState Medical Center.

Joseph Abate

Trusted care, even during a pandemic. Joseph Abate had his shoulder replaced at the Connecticut Orthopaedic Institute at MidState Medical Center before COVID-19, and total knee-replacement surgery during the pandemic. Learn more about the continuity of care and the safety measures in place that led to what Joe calls a flawless experience regardless of the time he entered the hospital.

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The Most Common Sports Injuries (And What You Can Do About Them)

So maybe you’re dealing with a routine sports-related injury, possibly something more serious, or maybe you’re wondering how long the [...]

Virtual Health Visits Nearing 200,000 Since COVID-19. Here’s How it Works.

Telemedicine was not a new concept when the COVID-19 pandemic locked society down in March, it was simply underutilized. “I’ve been using virtual visits for several years now with my pacemaker patients,” said Dr. Steven Zweibel, system director of cardiac electrophysiology for the Hartford HealthCare (HHC) Heart & Vascular Institute. [...]

Listen to Our New Podcast Series: ‘Coping Through COVID’

Beyond the fever and cough, the coronavirus has brought fear and anxiety to our lives. At the very least, it’s [...]

Hartford HealthCare’s Flaks Appointed by Gov. Lamont to Assist State Covid-19 Response

Gov. Ned Lamont today announced details on the latest collaboration to assist in the state’s coordinated response to the COVID-19 pandemic. He is appointing the CEOs of three of the largest hospital systems in Connecticut – Hartford HealthCare, Nuvance Health, and Yale New Haven Health – to serve as co-chairs [...]

Connecticut’s ‘Stay Safe, Stay Home’ Guidelines

Here are the specifics of Gov. Ned Lamont’s “Stay Safe, Stay Home,” as Connecticut tries to limit its residents exposure to the COVID-19 virus. The plan, effective March 23 at 8 pm, includes these recommendations: Non-essential public community gatherings of individuals of any size for any reason should be canceled [...]

Here’s What To Do if You Need, or Have, a Doctor’s Appointment

A message to patients from Dr. James Cardon, Hartford HealthCare Chief Clinical Integration Officer: Dear Patient: COVID-19, the new coronavirus, has affected all of us. To protect the people and communities we serve, Hartford HealthCare has put in place these policies and procedures for staff, patients and guests. If you have [...]

Patient Pre-Op Classes & Guidebooks

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. To go along with these classes, our multidisciplinary team has created "Patient Guidebooks" to help familiarize yourself with the Connecticut Orthopaedic Institute and the MidSate Medical Center campus. 

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