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Adam D. Lindsay, M.D.

Associate Professor, Orthopedic Surgery
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Orthopedic Surgery
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030

Orthopedics & Sports Medicine

Joint Replacement

Orthopedic Oncology

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Dr. Lindsay is a fellowship trained orthopedic oncologist. He graduated with his Bachelor of Science from Lafayette College in Easton, PA. He then received a Doctorate of Medicine from the Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, PA. He completed a general surgery internship and residency in orthopedic surgery at Boston University Medical Center. Subsequently, Dr. Lindsay completed his orthopedic oncology fellowship at the University of Florida in Gainesville.

Dr. Lindsay specializes in the treatment of various benign and malignant tumors of bone and soft tissue, including pelvis and limb sarcoma. He treats both pediatric and adult patients. He is trained in techniques used for complex limb salvage surgery. Dr Lindsay also manages patients with metastatic cancer to the skeleton. Other areas of interest include hip and knee replacement surgery, as well as general fracture care.

B.S.Lafayette CollegeBiology
M.D.Jefferson Medical CollegeMedicine

Post-Graduate Training
InternshipBoston University Medical CenterGeneral Surgery
ResidencyBoston University Medical CenterOrthopaedic Surgery
FellowshipBeijing Jishuitan HospitalTraveling Fellowship, Department of Orthopaedic Oncology
FellowshipUniversity of FloridaOrthopaedic Oncology

Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
Harry R. Gosling Orthopaedic Surgery Educator of the Year AwardUCONN Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Kevin L. Armstrong Clinical Faculty Teaching Award - UCI Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryUniversity of California Irvine
Fellow Research AwardUniversity of Florida
Resident Research AwardBoston University
Award for Top Paper, Orthopaedic Trauma Society Annual MeetingOrthopaedic Trauma Society
Certificate for Appreciation of Care Delivered to victims of the Boston Marathon TragedyBoston Medical Center
AOA Resident Leadership ForumAmerican Orthopaedic Association
Award for Best of AAOS Annual Meeting PaperAmerican Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Guest Lecturer Advance Clinical AnatomyBoston University School of Medicine
Alpha Omega AlphaJefferson Medical College
Hobart Armory Hare Medical Honor SocietyJefferson Medical College
Department Honors in BiologyLafayette College

Orthopedic surgery, musculoskeletal oncology, benign and malignant soft tissue tumors, biopsies, hip and knee replacement, limb salvage surgery, orthopedic trauma and fracture surgery.

Own the Bone Initiative: The American Orthopaedic Association’s Own the Bone® program is a national post-fracture, systems-based, multidisciplinary fragility fracture prevention initiative. The program was launched to address the emerging epidemic of osteoporosis-related fragility fractures.

Dr. Lindsay’s research interests involve the treatment of metastatic sarcoma. He is also involved in large national database studies to evaluate the outcomes of musculoskeletal oncology surgery. Finally, Dr. Lindsay is researching ways to improve orthopedic surgical resident education.

Journal Articles


  • The significance of female ventral coloration on male mate choice in the Topaz cichlid Archocentrus septemfasciatus
    Lindsay A, Leibel W. J Penn. Acad. Sci 2004 Mar;77

Case Reports