Dr. Christopher Lena, MD

Sports Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 51
(38)
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Dr. Christopher Lena, MD
Dr. Christopher Lena, MD is a sports medicine doctor who practices in Hartford, CT. He is 51 years old and has been practicing for 25 years. Dr. Lena is affiliated with Hartford Hospital.

85 Seymour St Ste 607

Hartford, CT 06106

Contact Information

(860) 549-3210

Dr. Christopher Lena, MD

Dr. Christopher Lena, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Humana
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Lena's Experience

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Dr. Lena's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Sports Medicine
  • Board certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Sports Medicine
2

Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
83

Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • 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 Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture

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Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Total Knee Arthroplasty With Robotic Assistance
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • University Of Connecticut School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • University Of Connecticut School Of Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lena has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lena's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lena to family and friends
3.6
based on 38 total reviews (8 with comments)
Dr. Lena's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (8)
Hartford, CT |
Awesome experience. I am back on the field
I can't even begin to tell you how upset I am and now that I am reading other reviews, I see I am not alone. I have a tear in my hip that likely happened 4 months ago (I'm in my early 20s). Today, I can hardly walk and the pain is agonizing. I was desperate for help. He went over my MRI using terminology I did not understand, handed me pamphlets, and basically showed me the door. I actually went after him continuing to ask my questions. His overall suggestion? Foam rolling, call back in a month.
South Windsor, CT |
Worst doctor I have seen in a long time! I went to his office on several occasions. The first time he told me to stretch and I would be fine. The next time I went, I had to beg him for a cortisone shot. I had an MRI and he didn't find a tear. He told me to continue to stretch. I went to another Doctor who did find the tear. He rushes you and spends no time with you. Would never recommend him.
Glastonbury ct |
Recently had shoulder surgery with Dr. Lena. Overall an excellent experience. I am now doing my physical therapy and my therapist is amazed at how great an outcome I have had. I feel that I received the best possible care and would highly recommend.
in Manchester, CT |
A good surgeon but will not remember who you are or take the time to actually talk and listen to you. Had several surgeries hip and knee with this practice and doc to each time be told I needed a procedure that they refused to do. Left this group to go to another doc who would actually listen to what patients want and need. The wait times were always long and it feels like he is pusheong from patient to patient just to get everyone seen.
Middletown, CT |
VERY unsatisfied. I heard rave reviews and was excited to meet a great doctor. Unfortunately, he was not as interested. I told him that at age 28 I had been having bad knee pain every day for 10 years. He told me the surgery I had 5 years ago was useless, & he gave me a knee brace for ONE knee (no instructions). I continued to ask questions about next steps, shoes that would help, exercises to do, and Dr. Lena walked out of the exam before I could even finish my sentence...
Niantic, CT |
Awesome overall experience from office visit through surgery and rehab
glastonbury, ct |
Seen two times. Shoulder is not better. Dr. Lena does not seem concerned.
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Dr. Lena accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem
    Pathway X Ind PPO Direct Access CT
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Preferred Blue PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • EmblemHealth
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty

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Hospitals where Dr. Lena has admitting privileges

Hartford Hospital
80 Seymour St
Hartford, CT 06102
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