Dr. Augustus D. Mazzocca, MD

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Dr. Augustus D. Mazzocca, MD

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(860) 679-6600

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Dr. Augustus D. Mazzocca is a professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at UConn Health. He is the director...Read more

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

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  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Elbow Injuries
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sports Injuries

Procedures Performed

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Sports Medicine Related Procedures
  • Steroid Injection

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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Connecticut School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1996

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Connecticut School Of Medicine
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Rush University Sports Medicine

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Board certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Mazzocca says...

Dr. Augustus D. Mazzocca is a professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at UConn Health. He is the director of the Orthopaedic Bioskills Laboratory, and director of Resident Education for the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is also an active team physician for the UConn athletic teams. Dr. Mazzocca specializes in the management of shoulder and elbow problems.

Dr. Mazzocca is a member of the prestigious American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons Society, as well as being a member of the European Society for Surgery of the Shoulder and Elbow. He is a co-founder of the New England Shoulder and Elbow Society, which is a regional society dedicated to educating and researching problems related to the shoulder and elbow.

Dr. Mazzocca has three patents on devices and processes to improve healing of rotator cuff repairs and has designed three products used to reconstruct shoulder injuries.