Our Physicians

Bio Profile

Theodore Blaine, MD, MBA

Department Chief

Associate Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation

Chief of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery

Biography

Dr. Theodore Blaine joined the Yale Orthopedics staff in2011 after practicing for eight years with Columbia Orthopaedics – New YorkPresbyterian Hospital in New York, and four years with University Orthopedicsat Brown University. He bringsspecialized experience in minimally invasive surgery of the shoulder and elbow,and has pioneered several new medical and surgical techniques including injectablemedications for shoulder arthritis, minimally invasive shoulder replacement andarthroscopic rotator...

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Research Interests

Arthritis; Tendons; Inflammation Mediators

Bio Profile

Seth Dodds, MD

Associate Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation

Associate-Director, Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Training Program

Director, Hand and Upper Extremity Service

Biography

The Yale Hand and Upper Extremity service specializes in the evaluation and management of a broad spectrum of injuries and disorders involving the hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder. The team consists of physicians who are board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery with added qualification in Hand Surgery. They are members and participate in numerous societies including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Society of Surgery of the Hand, Orthopaedic Trauma Association, and the...

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Clinical Interests

Adult; Pediatrics

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Michael Medvecky, MD

Associate Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation

Clinical Interests

Arthroscopy; Athletic Injuries; Knee; Knee Injuries; Shoulder Dislocation; Exercise; Rotator Cuff; Medial Collateral Ligament, Knee; Shoulder Pain

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Karen Sutton, MD

Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation

Biography

She incorporates both her extensive academic experience in orthopaedic surgery and her athletic accomplishments when treating her patients. She completed her undergraduate experience at Duke University, her medical school at the University of Maryland, her residency at Yale, and her fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard University as well as an additional fellowship at Boston Children's Hospital in pediatric sports medicine. During her fellowship she assisted in the orthopaedic...

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Clinical Interests

Athletic Injuries; Orthopedics