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 specialists 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 surgeons 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 specialists 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.


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

Dr. Amanda Fantry’s Interview with Channel 3

Dr. Amanda Fantry was interviewed by Channel 3 for their “Better Connecticut” segment. In the interview Dr. Fantry speaks about common foot and ankle injuries that occur as a result of sports related activities and slip and fall injuries. Also highlighted in the segment is Dr. Fantry’s work at the orthopedic urgent care clinic in Bloomfield.

Moving out of Hartford office October 1st

We are moving out of our Hartford office on October 1st.  We recognize it can be difficult for our patients to physically get in to the office at St Francis Hospital. For this reason, we are relocating our Hartford practice to our current Bloomfield location; a modern, spacious medical building with great facilities and convenient parking. 
We have a total of four offices that our patients can choose from: Bloomfield, Enfield, Rocky Hill and Springfield, Mass. For more information about our locations and office hours please visit our Contact page, or simply call our main line for information 860.728.6740.

New Urgent Care facility launched in Bloomfield

Launched in January 2018 we have now opened an Orthopedic Urgent Care facility, conveniently located in Bloomfield, to take care of your injuries and orthopedic needs. Orthopedic injuries often occur outside of regular business hours. Waiting in ER can be a long and costly experience, but not here! Walk in—no appointment necessary.