Orthopedic Surgeon

Hand, Upper Extremity, & Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery

About Dr. Clippinger

Dr. Clippinger is an Orthopaedic Surgeon specializing in the treatment of the upper extremity from shoulder to fingertips, including soft tissue injuries and general orthopaedic trauma. He completed the Combined Tufts and New
England Baptist Hospital Fellowship in Boston. A former collegiate athlete and competitive cyclist himself, Dr. Clippinger has worked with the Boston Celtics and New England Free Jacks.

  • Biography

    Dr. Clippinger is an Orthopaedic Surgeon specializing in the treatment of the upper extremity from shoulder to fingertips, including soft tissue injuries and general orthopaedic trauma. He completed the Combined Tufts and New
    England Baptist Hospital Fellowship in Boston. A former collegiate athlete and competitive cyclist himself, Dr. Clippinger has worked with the Boston Celtics and New England Free Jacks.

    Dr. Clippinger is trained in the latest minimally invasive surgical techniques and nonsurgical treatment approaches for conditions affecting the upper extremities, including endoscopic carpal tunnel release and arthroscopic elbow surgery. Dr. Clippinger is dedicated to providing an individualized treatment plan that gets his patients back to the activities they love.

     

  • Services

    Dr. Clippinger specializes in hand, wrist, forearm, elbow, and shoulder, in addition to orthopedic trauma care.

  • Training and Education

    Fellowship:
    Tufts Combined Hand Fellowship, 2019-20

    Residency:
    Einstein Healthcare Network Orthopaedic Residency, 2014-19
    Philadelphia, PA

    Medical Education:
    Doctor of Medicine, 2014
    Stony Brook University School of Medicine
    Stony Brook, NY

    Post-Baccalaureate:
    Harvard University, 2007-09
    Cambridge, MA

    Undergraduate:
    Bachelors of Science in Exercise Science, 2002-06
    Skidmore College
    Saratoga Springs, NY

  • Licensure and Board Certification

    • ABOS Board Eligible
    • Medical License, PA State Board of Medicine
    • Medical License, MA State Board of Medicine
    • Controlled Substance Registration Certificate (DEA)
    • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) Certification
    • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)/Basic Life Support (BLS)
    • United States Medical Licensing Exam
  • Hospital Appointments

    • Danbury Hospital, Danbury, CT
  • Society Memberships

    • AMA
    • JAAOS
    • ASSH

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