4.3 based on 33 reviewsView this provider's reviews
Patient satisfaction ratings and reviews are based on personal opinions. Before you choose any doctor you should take into account their background, training, specialized experience AND their patient satisfaction to ensure they are the right fit for you.
Dr. John Irving, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Milford, CT and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Tulane University School Of Medicine in 1982 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and joint replacement orthopedic surgery.Read his story
This content was provided by Dr. Irving "Dr. Irving is a Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon, who specializes in Arthritis Surgery, Total Joint Replacement and all aspects of adult reconstructive surgery of the shoulder, elbow, hip and knee. His primary focus is on joint preservation and reconstruction for arthritic, degenerative and post-traumatic conditions. This includes Anterior Approach- Total Hip Replacement, Minimally Invasive Two-Incision Hip Replacement , Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement, Arthroscopy and Osteotomy. Dr. Irving's practice focuses on Anterior Approach- Total Hip Replacement, and minimally invasive surgical techniques for hip and knee replacements. These tissue sparing surgical techniques combine well proven, reliable hip and knee implants with less traumatic soft tissue dissection. Less muscle and tissue damage allow for a faster and more complete recovery and provides long lasting results. Dr. Irving graduated from the Tulane University School of Medicine in 1982, where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. He was awarded the Gold Scalpel Surgical Award by the Department of Surgery. In 1987, he completed a five-year residency program in Orthopaedic Surgery at the Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Medicine in Rochester, Minnesota. Dr. Irving has been an Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon in the New Haven area since 1987. He is an Attending Surgeon at Milford Hospital and Yale New Haven Hospital, as well as Assistant Clinical Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation at the Yale University School of Medicine. The American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery certifies Dr. Irving. Among his professional affiliations, Dr. Irving is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, and has been elected to The Society of Arthritic Joint Surgeons. He is also a member of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons. Connecticut Magazine has designated him a "Top Doc" in their Orthopaedic category for the last several years. Dr. Irving is the Director of The Connecticut Joint Center at Milford Hospital in Milford, Connecticut since 2005 and they celebrated the 10thanniversary of this esteemed center in the Fall of 2015. Dr. Irving was born in New Haven and raised in Milford, graduating from Milford High School. He received a B.S. degree in Biology, cum laude from Northeastern University in Boston, where he was varsity member of the U.S. National Champion Crew in 1973 and Captain in 1975. Besides his family, his other interests include golf, scuba diving and other outdoor activities. Dr. Irving treats patients in our Milford and Hamden locations."
This content was provided by Dr. Irving "Our goal is to uphold the highest of medical standards while treating all patients with dignity and respect. We recognize each patient is unique and seek to meet their individual needs. It is our pledge to provide the best possible care for our patients. To accomplish this, we provide primary and specialty orthopedic care to patients of all ages and are prepared to meet our patients' comprehensive orthopaedic needs using the most advanced physical rehabilitation, non-surgical and surgical treatments available.
We believe medical care should be between the doctor and their patient. Through upholding our ideals and giving the best possible care we will not lose this important aspect of medicine to the complexity of the health care delivery system.
We understand that it is our patients that give all of these efforts their purpose and meaning. A rapid recovery from our patients' orthopedic conditions is our shared goal. "
Joint Replacement Orthopedic Surgery
1 Board Certifications
Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*