Dr. Robert S. Wetmore, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 66

1579 Straits Tpke
Middlebury, CT 06762
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Dr. Wetmore's Experience

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Dr. Wetmore's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Wetmore Performs

  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Saint Mary's Hospital
56 Franklin Street
Waterbury, CT 06706
Waterbury Hospital
64 Robbins Street
Waterbury, CT 06708

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Wetmore

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Robert S Wetmore MD
Robert S Wetmore MD
1579 Straits Tpke
Middlebury, CT 06762
Franklin Surgical Suite
Franklin Surgical Suite
133 Scovill St Suite 308
Waterbury, CT 06706
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    Dr. Wetmore's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery, 1991
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    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • 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
    • Neuroplasty
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Steroid Injections
    • Synovial Biopsy
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Bursitis
    • Calcium Pyrophosphate Dihydrate Deposition Disease (CPPD)
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Foot Fracture
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Gout
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Sprain
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
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    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Trigger Finger
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    Background Check for Dr. Wetmore

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information 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

    Dartmouth College
    Graduated in 1978

    Internship Hospital

    St Elizabeth's Hosp

    Residency Hospital

    Yale New Haven Hospital
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Wetmore & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Wetmore'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 2 hospitals where Dr. Wetmore has admitting privileges:

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    • Saint Mary's Hospital

    • Waterbury Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Wetmore

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wetmore to family and friends

    9 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Wetmore's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    8 responses
    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    9 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    9 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    31 – 45 minutes 9 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Wetmore
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    9 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    9 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    9 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    9 responses
    below
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Wetmore accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Robert S Wetmore MD
    1579 Straits Tpke
    Middlebury, CT 06762
    (203) 758-1760 (Office)
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    Franklin Surgical Suite
    133 Scovill St Suite 308
    Waterbury, CT 06706
    (203) 709-5900 (Office)
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