Most of our sports medicine orthopaedic surgeries are done as an outpatient procedures at the UConn Health Surgery Center, located at the UConn Musculoskeletal Institute. The Farmington Surgery Center is a state-of-the-art facility designed exclusively for same day surgery in a safe, high-quality and efficient place with a group of outstanding nurses, surgical assistants and anesthesiologists assisting your surgeon in providing superb surgical care. The center contains fully equipped operating rooms and postoperative patient care areas – all with advanced technology.
If your surgery requires you to stay overnight, John Dempsey Hospital, (UConn Health) has dedicated space on its seventh floor for patients who are hospitalized post orthopaedic surgeries. The inpatient unit includes 28 beds with a dedicated specialized gym and rehab room so patients can start vital physical therapy as prescribed by their doctor, soon after surgery. The seventh floor team of highly qualified staff which includes, nurses, nurse practitioners/physician assistants, physical therapists, case managers and others, are highly trained in orthopaedic care.