Dr. Karen Sutton, MD

Dr. Karen Sutton, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Female  |  
Age 41
(7)
Insurances AcceptedSave
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

1 Blachley Rd

Stamford, CT 06902

Contact Information

(203) 705-0725

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Connecticare
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Sutton performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 92% of peers
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
high
more than 84% of peers
Joint Pain
high
more than 84% of peers

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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."

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Achilles Tendon Injuries
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Bicep Injuries
  • Bicep Muscle Strain
  • Biceps Tendinitis
  • Bursitis
  • Calf Muscle Strain
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Gluteal Muscle Strain
  • Golfer's Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
  • Hip Impingement
  • Hip Labral Tear
  • Hip Pain
  • Iliotibial Band Syndrome
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Injury
  • Leg Pain
  • Ligament Tears
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprains and Tears
  • Meniscus Injuries
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteochondritis
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteochondrosis
  • Overuse Injuries
  • Patella Tendon Tears
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Piriformis Syndrome
  • Quadriceps Tendon Tears
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shin Splints
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Labral Tear
  • Shoulder Muscle Strain
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Strain of Hamstring Muscle
  • Strain of Muscle and-or Tendon of Forearm
  • Strain of Tendon of Medial Thigh Muscle
  • Stress Fracture
  • Throwing Injuries
  • Torn Cartilage
  • Tricep Injuries

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Procedures

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

  • Duke University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1998
  • Univ Of MD Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Yale New Haven Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Yale University School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Boston Children's Hospital/ Harvard School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Massachusetts General Hospital/ Harvard School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sutton has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sutton's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sutton to family and friends
4.1
based on 7 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Sutton's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
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

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