Dr. Erik Carlson, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery •  Male • Age 39
  
Dr. Carlson

Orthopedics New England

1579 Straits Tpke Middlebury, CT 06762

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(203) 598-0700

Dr. Erik Carlson, MD is a Orthopedic Hand Surgery Specialist in Middlebury, CT. Dr. Carlson has more experience with Hand/Wrist, Ankle/Foot, and Shoulder/Upper Arm than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities Saint Mary's Hospital and Waterbury Hospital. He is not accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Carlson to book an appointment.


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Dr. Carlson accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Access Blue New England Network-CT
Balanced Pathway Tiered-CT PPO
Balanced Pathway-CT HMO
Balanced Pathway-CT PPO
Blue New England Network-CT HMO
BlueCare Health Plan (with Expanded Network - Tiered)-CT
BlueCare Health Plan (with Expanded Network)-CT
BlueCare Select (Tiered - Charter)-CT
BlueCare Select (Tiered - Elm)-CT
BlueChoice New England Network-CT
Bronze Pathway X Enhanced Tiered-CT HMO
Bronze Pathway X w/HSA-CT HMO
Bronze Pathway X w/HSA-CT PPO
Bronze Pathway X-CT PPO
Bronze Standard Pathway X for HSA-CT PPO
Bronze Standard Pathway X-CT PPO
Catastrophic Pathway X Enhanced-CT HMO
Century Preferred (Tiered)-CT
Century Preferred Select (Tiered - Charter)-CT
Century Preferred Select (Tiered - Elm)-CT
Century Preferred Tiered (Select Network)-CT
Century Preferred-CT
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Choice Century Preferred Basic-CT PPO
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Practice Areas

Hand/Wrist

Hand and wrist conditions including arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, Dupuytren's contracture, and fractures or sprains, with treatment options such as surgery or physical therapy.

Typically treats 72% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 9 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Hand Fracture
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carlson treats Hand Fracture more than 91% of their peers

Dr. Carlson treats this condition more than 91% of their peers

Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carlson treats Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers) more than 90% of their peers

Dr. Carlson treats this condition more than 90% of their peers

Hand Conditions
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carlson treats Hand Conditions more than 87% of their peers

Dr. Carlson treats this condition more than 87% of their peers

Ankle/Foot

Ankle and foot specialists diagnose and treat localized conditions such as arthritis, bunions, nerve damage, and plantar fasciitis through procedures including medication, physical therapy, and surgery.

Typically treats 74% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 8 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carlson performs Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment more than 87% of their peers

Dr. Carlson performs this procedure more than 87% of their peers

Foot Fracture
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carlson treats Foot Fracture more than 84% of their peers

Dr. Carlson treats this condition more than 84% of their peers

Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carlson treats Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture more than 82% of their peers

Dr. Carlson treats this condition more than 82% of their peers

Shoulder/Upper Arm

Shoulder and upper arm conditions include arthritis, bursitis, rotator cuff injuries, and dislocations, with treatment options such as surgery or physical therapy.

Typically treats 63% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 8 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Shoulder Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carlson treats Shoulder Disorders more than 90% of their peers

Dr. Carlson treats this condition more than 90% of their peers

Broken Arm
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carlson treats Broken Arm more than 84% of their peers

Dr. Carlson treats this condition more than 84% of their peers

Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carlson treats Shoulder Impingement Syndrome more than 74% of their peers

Dr. Carlson treats this condition more than 74% of their peers

Elbow

Elbow surgeons perform proceduras including arthroscopy, replacement, resurfacing, or tendon repair to treat conditions affecting the elbow, such as arthritis, dislocations, and hyperextension.

Typically treats 67% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Elbow Injuries
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carlson treats Elbow Injuries more than 91% of their peers

Dr. Carlson treats this condition more than 91% of their peers

Elbow Bursitis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carlson treats Elbow Bursitis more than 55% of their peers

Dr. Carlson treats this condition more than 55% of their peers

Elbow Sprain
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carlson treats Elbow Sprain more than 55% of their peers

Dr. Carlson treats this condition more than 55% of their peers

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Dr. Carlson's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Heel Spur
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Surgery
  • 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
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • 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
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scoliosis
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Replacement

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saw him for a fractured ankle in June - he did the initial surgery but advised me due to the extent of my injury to see a trauma specialist- I commend him for this as did the trauma specialist- thank you!
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Biography

Dr. Erik Carlson, MD is a Orthopedic Hand Surgery Specialist in Middlebury, CT. Dr. Carlson has more experience with Hand/Wrist, Ankle/Foot, and Shoulder/Upper Arm than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities Saint Mary's Hospital and Waterbury Hospital. He is not accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Carlson to book an appointment.

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Awards

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Orthopedics New England

Orthopedics New England1579 Straits Tpke Middlebury, CT 06762
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Saint Mary's Hospital

Waterbury, CT

66% Patient experience rating, 3% lower than the national average

Waterbury Hospital

Waterbury, CT

68% Patient experience rating, 1% lower than the national average