Dr. John Fulkerson, MD

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Dr. John Fulkerson, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male

Orthopedic Associates of Hartford 499 Farmington Ave Ste 300, Farmington, CT 06032 Get Directions
(860) 549-8269

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based on 36 total surveys (2 with reviews)
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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in Tyler, TX |
I had 2 Fulkerson Osteotomy procedures after having 6 unsuccessful knee surgeries in Texas, Louisiana and Alabama. Dr. Fulkerson was a dream come true and finally fixed my knees. He also corrected problems other surgeons caused in the process. Thank you, Dr. Fulkerson, you gave me my life back.
Avon, CT |
Listened to my concerns and answered all my questions providing guidance and options.
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Bursitis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures

Procedures Performed

  • ACL Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Fracture Care
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee Tendon Repair
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Quadriceps Tendon Repair
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Yale University

    Graduated in 1972

  • Internship Hospital
    Yale Med Ctr

    Completed in 1973

  • Residency Hospital
    Yale Med Ctr

    Completed in 1978

  • Undergraduate School
    Williams College

    Graduated in 1968

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Fulkerson's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Fulkerson's Office & Staff

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Dr. Fulkerson's Care Philosophy

With over thirty years experience, I emphasize precision and excellence in the care of every patient