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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 46

85 Seymour St Ste 607
Hartford, CT 06106
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Hospital Quality

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UMass Memorial Medical Center - Hahnemann
281 Lincoln Street
Worcester, MA 01605

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Orthopedic Associates Hartford
ORTHOPEDIC ASSOCIATES OF HARTFORD
85 Seymour St Ste 607
Hartford, CT 06106
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    Dr. Benthien's Experience

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Ankle Arthroscopy
    • Ankle Replacement
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
    • Excision of Tibula or Fibula
    • Foot & Ankle Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot & Ankle Ligament & Tendon Repair
    • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hand & Wrist Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture & 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 & Leg Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Knee Replacement
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Non-Spinal Nerve Blocks
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    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Ataxia
    • Bunion
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cervical Spine Fracture
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
    • Femur Fracture
    • Foot Fracture
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Gout
    • Hammer Toe
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hip Fracture
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral & Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis & Golf Elbow)
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    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Peripheral Neuropathy
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    • Tibula and Fibula Fractures
    • Trigger Finger
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    George Washington University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1998

    Residency Hospital

    Uconn John Dempsey Hospital
    Complete in 2003

    Fellowship Hospital

    Mercy Med Center
    Complete in 2004
    Union Memorial Hospital
    Complete in 2004
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Benthien & Staff

    • English
    • Polish
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Benthien'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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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    35 responses
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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 34 responses
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    Experience with Dr. Benthien
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    34 responses
    below
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    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    34 responses
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    How well provider listens and answers questions
    35 responses
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    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    35 responses
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    Orthopedic Associates Hartford
    ORTHOPEDIC ASSOCIATES OF HARTFORD
    85 Seymour St Ste 607
    Hartford, CT 06106
    (860) 549-3210 (Office)
    (860) 674-8084 (Fax)
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