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Dr. Karen Sutton, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Stamford, CT and has been practicing for 9 years. She graduated from Univ Of MD Sch Of Med in 2003 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine.Read her story
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Dr. Sutton's bio
This content was provided by Dr. Sutton "Dr. Karen Sutton is a Board Certified orthopaedic surgeon from Yale University School of Medicine where she was an Associate Professor. She specializes in sports medicine with surgical expertise in arthroscopy of the shoulder, knee and hip. Dr. Sutton will officially join us an Attending at HSS on November 1, 2017. As the Head Team Physician for United States Women's Lacrosse, Dr. Sutton is responsible for providing care for the National Team athletes. She was elected to the Sports, Science and Safety Committee for United States Lacrosse where she advises the Board of U.S Lacrosse on injury prevention and management. She also serves as Team Physician for Yale University Athletics, Albertus Magnus College and the professional Women's Tennis Association. During her fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard School of Medicine, she assisted in the orthopaedic care of the Boston Red Sox, the Boston Bruins and the New England Revolution. Dr. Sutton's passion for sports medicine stems from her years playing lacrosse at Duke University where she was Team Captain for 3 years, Regional All-American, Academic All-American, and led her team to the Final Four. She is dedicated to caring for athletes. Dr. Sutton is an elected member of the American Orthopedic Association, acknowledging scholarship in orthopaedic surgery. She serves on multiple committees on the American Orthpaedic Society of Sports Medicine. She is an editor of leading orthopaedic journals, including The American Journal of Sports Medicine, The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, and The Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. She has made substantial contributions to research, publishing over 30 publications and giving over 70 presentations on topics from anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction to treating the female athlete to shoulder issues in breast cancer. Dr. Sutton began her academic career at Duke University, where she earned her undergraduate degree in biochemistry, graduating with distinction. She earned her medical degree at University of Maryland. She completed her orthopaedic surgery residency at Yale University School of Medicine followed by fellowships in sports medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard School of Medicine and pediatric sports medicine at Boston Children's Hospital/Harvard School of Medicine."
Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
Achilles Tendon Injuries
Achilles Tendon Rupture
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear