News Release

September 13, 2006

Contact: Maureen McGuire, 860-679-4523

Dr. Craig Rodner Joins the Musculoskeletal Institute at UConn Health Center

Orthopaedic Surgeon with Expertise in Hand and Wrist Surgery

FARMINGTON, CONN. – Craig Rodner, M.D., an orthopaedic surgeon with specialized training in hand and wrist surgery is now seeing patients at the University of Connecticut Health Center and the East Hartford office of UConn Health Partners.

Dr. Rodner offers expert care for patients with conditions such as carpal tunnel syndrome, fractures of the hand and wrist, tendon and nerve injuries, sports injuries, arthritis of the hand and wrist, and more.

“We have very successful and innovative interventions to offer patients with carpal tunnel syndrome and other conditions affecting the hand and wrist,” Dr. Rodner said. “We can help patients regain function and strength.”

A South Windsor native, Dr. Rodner is a graduate of the UConn School of Medicine, where he also completed a residency in orthopaedic surgery. In addition, he completed a fellowship in hand and wrist surgery at Brown University and Rhode Island Hospital.

During his training, Dr. Rodner received numerous awards and accolades including the UConn Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Cavazos Award, the UConn School of Medicine Dean’s Award and more.

At UConn, Dr. Rodner is now part of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and the new Musculoskeletal Institute – a comprehensive, multi-service program offering specialized care for problems affecting bones, joints and connective tissue. All services, from surgery to physical therapy, are offered in the modern, new Medical Arts and Research Building on the Farmington campus.

“Through the Musculoskeletal Institute, we offer patients world class care with a local, friendly touch. Our services are conveniently located in Farmington and we’re very pleased that Dr. Rodner will also be offering care to patients in the East Hartford office of UConn Health Partners,” said Jay R. Lieberman, M.D., the new chairman of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery.

For more information or to make an appointment, call 800-535-6232 or 860-679-7692.

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