Our Physicians

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Theodore A. Blaine, MD

Dr. Theodore Blaine is the Interim Chairman of the Yale University Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation. Before joining Yale Orthopedics in 2011, he practiced for eight years with Columbia Orthopaedics – New York Presbyterian Hospital in New York, and four years with University Orthopedics at Brown University. A recognized specialist in minimally invasive surgery of the shoulder and elbow, he has pioneered several new medical and surgical techniques including injectable medications for...

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David Kovacevic, MD

Clinical Interests

Arthritis; Arthroplasty; Arthroscopy; Elbow; Fracture Fixation; Shoulder; Shoulder Dislocation; Sports Medicine; Rotator Cuff

David Kovacevic, MD, joined Yale Orthopaedics in 2015 after completing his clinical fellowship at Columbia University and the Center for Shoulder, Elbow and Sports Medicine. As an Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Yale School of Medicine and an Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon at Yale New Haven Hospital, he educates residents and fellows to be caring and diligent surgeons. He and his team place a priority of putting the patient first.

Dr. Kovacevic specializes in complex primary and...

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Michael J. Medvecky, MD

Clinical Interests

Acromioclavicular Joint; Arthroscopy; Knee; Knee Injuries; Menisci, Tibial; Shoulder Dislocation; Shoulder Joint; Exercise; Anterior Cruciate Ligament; Posterior Cruciate Ligament; Rotator Cuff; Patellar Ligament; Medial Collateral Ligament, Knee; Hyaline Cartilage; Patellofemoral Joint

Dr Medvecky joined the faculty of Yale Orthopaedics 2001 after completing his subspecialty fellowship training in orthopaedic sports medicine, arthroscopy and reconstructive knee & shoulder surgery at Cincinnati Sportsmedicine & Orthopaedic Center. Under the direction of Frank Noyes, MD, an internationally recognized authority on complex knee injuries & conditions, he gained experience in diagnosing and treating the most complicated conditions that sports medicine surgeons will face. Prior to...

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Karen Michelle Sutton, MD

Clinical Interests

Achilles Tendon; Acromioclavicular Joint; Athletic Injuries; Bone and Bones; Cartilage, Articular; Hip Joint; Joint Diseases; Knee Joint; Ligaments, Articular; Muscular Diseases; Musculoskeletal Abnormalities; Orthopedics; Shoulder Joint; Rotator Cuff; Patellar Ligament; Muscle, Skeletal; Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction

Dr. Sutton is an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine with surgical expertise in arthroscopy of the shoulder, knee and hip. She is a Board Certified Associate Professor in orthopaedic surgery at Yale University School of Medicine.

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...

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