Dr. Henry A. Backe, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery • Male • Age 55

75 Kings Highway Cutoff Suite 100
Fairfield, CT 06824
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Dr. Backe's Experience

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Dr. Backe's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Backe Performs

  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
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Griffin Hospital
130 Division Street
Derby, CT 06418
Saint Vincent's Medical Center
2800 Main Street
Bridgeport, CT 06606

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Backe

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Orthopaedic Specialty Group
Fairfield Office
75 Kings Highway Cutoff Suite 100
Fairfield, CT 06824
Orthopaedic Specialty Group
Orthopaedic Specialty Group
2909 Main St
Stratford, CT 06614
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    Dr. Backe's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Hand Surgery, 1997
    • Orthopedic Surgery, 1995
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    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
    • Elbow Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Replacement
    • Foot & Ankle Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot & Ankle Ligament & Tendon Repair
    • Hand & Wrist Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Replacement Revisions
    • Hip Resurfacing
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee & Leg Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Replacement Revisions
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Neuroplasty
    • Non-Spinal Nerve Blocks
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Steroid Injections
    • Synovial Biopsy
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Trigger Point Injections
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
    • Wrist Replacement
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    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Dupuytren's Contracture
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
    • Foot Fracture
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Gout
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral & Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis & Golf Elbow)
    • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Tear
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
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    • Low Back Pain
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tear
    • Myelopathy
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Trigger Finger
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    Background Check for Dr. Backe

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    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Temple University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1986

    Internship Hospital

    University Of Ca San Diego School
    University Of California San Diego Med Center
    Complete in 1987

    Residency Hospital

    Temple University Hospital

    Fellowship Hospital

    Hospital For Joint Disease
    Hospital For Special Surgery
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Backe & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Backe's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 3 hospitals where Dr. Backe has admitting privileges:

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    • Bridgeport Hospital

    • Griffin Hospital

    • Saint Vincent's Medical Center

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    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Backe

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Backe to family and friends

    10 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Backe's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    10 responses
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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    10 responses
    below
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    10 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    31 – 45 minutes 10 responses
    longer than
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    Experience with Dr. Backe
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    10 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    8 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    10 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    10 responses
    below
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Backe accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Orthopaedic Specialty Group
    Fairfield Office
    75 Kings Highway Cutoff Suite 100
    Fairfield, CT 06824
    (203) 337-2600 (Office)
    (203) 337-2666 (Fax)
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    Orthopaedic Specialty Group
    2909 Main St
    Stratford, CT 06614
    (203) 337-2600 (Office)
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    Orthopaedic Specialty Group
    2 Enterprise Dr Suite 204
    Shelton, CT 06484
    (203) 944-0042 (Office)
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