Thursday, December 9, 2016
Now part of the Connecticut Orthopaedic Specialists (COS), doctors Amit Lahav, Aaron Schachter, and Tedd L. Weisman have moved their practice location to 258 South Broad Street in Milford and 330 Boston Post Road in Orange. Drs. Lahav and Weisman also are practicing at the COS location at 889 Bridgeport Avenue, Shelton. As part of COS, the doctors can now give their patients access to on-site physical therapy at several locations, multiple MRI units, durable medical equipment and a state-of-the-art surgical center.
Dr. Lahav is a board certified orthopedic surgeon proficient in arthroscopic surgery and minimally invasive total joint replacement surgery, including computer navigation and robotic-assisted surgery. After earning his bachelor's degree in Engineering at Cooper Union, Dr. Lahav graduated from New York's prestigious Mount Sinai School of Medicine in 1998 and served as Chief Resident in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Stony Brook University Medical Center. He also completed two fellowships at the University of Utah, Orthopedic Sports Medicine/Arthroscopy and Adult Joint Reconstruction Surgery. He served as a visiting instructor at the University of Utah and an attending staff member in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at the Salt Lake City Veterans Administration Medical Center.
Dr. Schachter is a specialist in sports medicine and arthroscopy as well as minimally invasive joint surgery and reconstructive shoulder surgery. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. He graduated magna cum laude from Wake Forest University in North Carolina, then returned to his native Kentucky to earn his M.D. from the University of Louisville School of Medicine. Dr. Schachter completed his orthopedic surgical residency at the NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases in New York City, and he has also undergone training in orthopedic trauma surgery at Baltimore's Shock Trauma Center.
Dr. Weisman is a specialist in orthopedic hand surgery. He was the first surgeon in Connecticut to introduce a minimally invasive thumb arthroplasty procedure to treat osteoarthritis. After earning his bachelor's degree from the University of Pennsylvania and completing his medical degree at New York Medical College, Dr. Weisman served as Chief Resident at the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at St. Vincent's Hospital and Medical Center in New York City and then completed a Hand and Micro-Vascular Surgical Fellowship at Stony Brook University Hospital. He has also served as an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at New York Medical College and was the Chief of Hand Surgery at St. Agnes Hospital in White Plains, New York.
Connecticut Orthopaedic Specialists, PC offers all orthopaedic subspecialties including sports medicine, treatment for problems of the upper extremities and lower extremities, joint replacement surgery, pediatric orthopaedics, and surgical and non-surgical podiatry. It is one of the most respected orthopaedic groups in Connecticut and has been providing quality, individualized care to patients for over 50 years. COS has eight locations with in-house physical therapy, three OrthoNOW orthopaedic walk-in centers, two MRI centers providing in-house diagnostic testing and its own surgical center.
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