Dr. Henry A. Backe, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery • Male • Age 57

75 Kings Highway Cutoff Ste 100
Fairfield, CT 06824
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  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

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

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Hand Surgery
    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Arm Surgery
    • 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
    • Fracture Care
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
    • 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
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    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Replacement Revision
    • Knee Surgery
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Neuroplasty
    • Peripheral Nerve Block
    • 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
    • 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)
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Back Pain
    • Baker’s Cyst
    • Bone Cancer
    • Bone Disorders
    • Broken Neck
    • Bursitis
    • Cancer
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chondrocalcinosis
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Elbow Bursitis
    • Elbow Injuries
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
    • Femur Fracture
    • Foot Conditions
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    • Foot Fracture
    • Fracture
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Ganglion Cyst
    • Gout
    • Hand Conditions
    • Hand Contracture
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hip Fracture
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Dislocation
    • Knee Disorders
    • 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
    • Lupus
    • 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
    • Runner's Knee
    • Sacrum Disorders
    • Scapular Fracture
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
    • Systemic Sclerosis
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
    • Trigger Finger
    • Wrist Fracture
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    0 Malpractice Claims

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

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions 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
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    • 1 review

    3.7 out of 5

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    5 out of 5
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    The best over more than 25 years. From Neck fusion to surgery on both hands he has always been there.

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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)
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    Orthopaedics Specialty Group
    ORTHOPEDIC SPECIALTY GROUP
    2909 Main St Fl 2nd
    Stratford, CT 06614
    (203) 337-2600 (Office)
    (203) 337-2666 (Fax)
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    Orthopaedics Specialty Group
    2 Enterprise Dr Ste 204
    Shelton, CT 06484
    (203) 944-0042 (Office)
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