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Joel V. Ferreira, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, UConn Health
UConn Musculoskeletal Institute
Academic Office Location:
Department of Orthopedics
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030
Phone: 860-679-6600
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Orthopaedic Surgery

Hand and Wrist

Elbow

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Dr. Ferreira is a fellowship-trained hand and upper extremity surgeon and an assistant professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at the UConn Health. He completed his medical training, as well as Master's Degree in Medical Education, at Boston University, followed by orthopedic residency training at University of Connecticut. Dr. Ferreira then completed his hand and upper extremity fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center under the leadership of Dr. Mark Baratz.

Dr. Ferreira’s clinical focus is on the treatment of all hand, wrist and elbow disorders. These include fractures, arthritis, nerve compression and tendon injuries. He holds a strong interest in the arthroscopic treatment of wrist and elbow disorders.

Education
DegreeInstitutionMajor
M.A.Boston University School of MedicineMedical Education
M.D.Boston University School of MedicineMedicine

Post-Graduate Training
TrainingInstitutionSpecialty
ResidencyUConn School of MedicineOrthopaedic Surgery
FellowshipUniversity of Pittsburgh Medical CenterHand and Upper Extremity

Hand, wrist and elbow disorders, including fractures, arthritis, nerve compression and tendon injuries.

Arthroscopic treatment of wrist and elbow disorders.

Clinical outcomes following hand, wrist and elbow surgery, and biomechanical research evaluating different surgical outcomes of the wrist and elbow.

Journal Articles

Book Chapters

  • Ankle
    Ferreira JV, Stapp S, Aronow MS Musculoskeletal Emergencies 2013 Jan;228-274
  • Distal Biceps Tendon Ruptures
    Ferreira JV, Mazzocca AD ASES Elbow Curriculum for Elbow Disorders 2010 Jan;

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