The medical specialty that focuses on the diagnosis, care, and treatment of bones, joints, muscles, ligaments, and tendons; the elements that make up the musculoskeletal system.

    Finding the right specialist for your specific issue can speed along the healing process greatly.

    We have superior orthopedic doctors who focus on specific areas of the body to provide expert specialized care.

Urgent Care

    Our orthopedic urgent care facility, conveniently located in Bloomfield, is staffed with experienced orthopedic doctors and specialty trained physician assistants, capable of treating all orthopedic problems and injuries.

    Walk right in! No appointment necessary.


We offer a specialized Workers’ Compensation program with an emphasis on providing comprehensive orthopedic care with a focus on individualized treatment, fast and lasting healing, and returning our patient—your employee— back to work in a safe and timely fashion.

Sports Injuries

    We have dedicated specialists who specifically focus on the prevention, care and treatment of sports injuries.

    Our orthopedic doctors work with leading sports teams, so we know how to best address issues around training and conditioning, surgery and rehabilitation.

    Our sports medicine teams are committed to providing the best care and treatment to get you back to enjoying your favorite sports and activities as quickly as possible.


Robotic-Assisted Joint Replacement Surgery

Dr. Wasserlauf and Dr. Bissell enhanced their surgical expertise last weekend, becoming certified to perform robotic surgery for knee and hip replacements. Advanced Orthopedics New England is now the place to  come to see if robotic-assisted joint replacement surgery is right for you.

Dr. Wasserlauf was interviewed by Channel 3’s Kara Sundlun

Two-time Emmy-award winning journalist, Kara Sundlun sat down with Dr. Wasserlauf and UHart basketball star Liz Garcia to discuss common sports related injuries and how to prevent and treat them. Liz suffered an ACL tear, which left her with instability in her knee. Dr. Wasserlauf will add an extra ligament to Liz’s knee to stabilize

Advanced Orthopedics on TV

We are on TV right now, showing off our Bloomfield Urgent Care and our Enfield office, while highlighting all our treatment capabilities. If you live anywhere close to these areas look out for our new advertisement in your favorite cable shows.

Professional athletes turn to AO’s sports medicine team

The Hartford Wolfpack, the AHL affiliate for the New York Rangers Hockey Club, opened its 20th season this past month. While the team has many changes to its players and staff each year, one constant has been its Head Team Physician. Dr. Brett Wasserlauf has been the team’s orthopedic surgeon and head team physician for 15 years. Dr. Wasserlauf