Dr. Robert Arciero, MD

Dr. Robert Arciero, MD

Sports Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 63
Dr. Robert Arciero, MD is a sports medicine specialist in Farmington, CT and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Georgetown University School Of Medicine in 1980 and specializes in sports medicine, orthopedic surgery, and more.Read his story


Farmington, CT 06030

Contact Information

(860) 679-6600

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Connecticare
  • Golden Rule
  • Medicaid
  • MVP Health Care
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Arciero's Experience

Dr. Arciero's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Sports Medicine
  • Board certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Arciero's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Arciero "Dr. Robert Arciero is a professor and chief of the Sports Medicine Division of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at UConn Health. He is also the director of the Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellowship program at UConn Health. Dr. Arciero is an active team physician for the UConn athletic programs providing sports care for the men's and women's basketball, football, and hockey teams. He is also an orthopaedic team physician for USA Hockey and was the lead physician for the 2004 World Championship team. Dr. Arciero is the author of over 100 scientific articles on ligament, tendon and cartilage injuries of the knee and shoulder. Dr. Arciero has won several national and international awards. These include the prestigious O'Donahue award for best clinical research investigating anterior cruciate ligament injuries from the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, and the first place award for the best research study on arthroscopic rotator cuff repair from the International Society for Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine.His main area of expertise is arthroscopic surgery with a primary focus on knee ligament instability, cartilage repair and shoulder instability. He has special interest in the management of complex injuries of the shoulder and knee. Dr. Arciero is also a faculty member of the Center for Joint Preservation and Replacement. His interests include osteotomies and cartilage repair procedures to preserve the knee joint. "


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3  Specialties

  • Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

18  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Cancer
  • Hip Sprain
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Injuries
  • Knee Sprain
  • Orthopedic Sports Injuries
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)

10  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.


  • St. Bonaventure University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1976
  • Georgetown University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Madigan Army Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Madigan Army Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Us Military Academy
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Arciero has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Arciero's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Arciero to family and friends
15 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

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Dr. Arciero's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

Dr. Arciero is a talented, kind surgeon. He replaced our daughter's meniscus and performed a femoral allograft (replacing damaged femur and cartilage) Truly life-changing, we can't thank him enough.
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It was obvious Dr. Arciero was not giving his full attention. Getting answers to questions and additional information was like pulling teeth. He was uninterested in devoting serious time to my medical issue.
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Dr Arciero operated on my shoulder after a mountain bicycle accident in 2010. This included restoring a shattered glenoid by inserting a pair of two-inch screws into the joint. Not only was the operation very successful, but Dr Arciero's bed side manner was terrific. I was also very impressed and...more
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I've had issues with my shoulder for nearly 10 years. Doctor Arciero has been the only person I've seen for it and I wouldn't go anywhere else. I finally just got cleared yesterday - hopefully for the last time, and I will genuinely miss seeing him. I'm happy my shoulder is fixed, but he is such a...more
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Dr Arciero is one of the best Docs I've ever seen. He listens intently, does a full exam of the problem and explains what is happening and next steps. You never feel you are competing with him while talking. He doesn't rush you or jump to conclusions about what you're trying to say. He is extremely...more
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