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Specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery • Male

75 Kings Highway Cutoff Ste 100
Fairfield, CT 06824
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Dr. Backe's Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

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Saint Vincent's Medical Center
2800 Main Street
Bridgeport, CT 06606

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Orthopaedics Specialty Group
Orthopaedics Specialty Group
75 Kings Highway Cutoff Ste 100
Fairfield, CT 06824
Orthopaedics Specialty Group
2909 Main St Fl 2
Stratford, CT 06614
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    Dr. Backe's Experience

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
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    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • De Quervain's Release
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
    • Elbow Arthroscopy
    • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Elbow Replacement
    • Excision of Femur or Knee
    • Excision of Radius or Ulna
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Replacement Revision
    • Hip Resurfacing
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Replacement Revision
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    • 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
    • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
    • Steroid Injection
    • Synovial Biopsy
    • Tendon Transfer
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
    • Wrist Fusion
    • Wrist Replacement
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    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Back Pain
    • Baker’s Cyst
    • Bursitis
    • Calcium Pyrophosphate Deposition Disease
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cervical Spine Fracture
    • Chondromalacia of the Patella (Runner's Knee)
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Dupuytren's Contracture
    • Elbow Bursitis
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
    • Femur Fracture
    • Foot Fracture
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Ganglion Cyst
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    • Gout
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hip Fracture
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
    • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Tear
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tear
    • Myelopathy
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osgood Schlatter Disease
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteochondritis Dissecans
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Pelvic Fracture
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Sacrum Disorders
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Systemic Sclerosis
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    • Tibula and Fibula Fractures
    • Trigger Finger
    • Wrist Fracture
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    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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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
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    Dr. Backe's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    31 – 45 minutes 12 responses
    longer than
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    Experience with Dr. Backe
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    12 responses
    above
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    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    10 responses
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    How well provider listens and answers questions
    12 responses
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    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    12 responses
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    Office Locations

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    Orthopaedics Specialty Group
    75 Kings Highway Cutoff Ste 100
    Fairfield, CT 06824
    (203) 337-2600 (Office)
    B
    Orthopaedics Specialty Group
    2909 Main St Fl 2
    Stratford, CT 06614
    (203) 337-2600 (Office)
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    Orthopaedics Specialty Group
    2 Enterprise Dr Ste 204
    Shelton, CT 06484
    (203) 944-0042 (Office)
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