Erik J. Carlson, M.D.

Dartmouth College                                                                1999-2003
Bachelor of Arts in Engineering and Economics
Summa Cum Laude with Honors

Yale University School of Medicine                                    2004-2008
Doctor of Medicine

Orthopaedic Training
Yale University / Yale-New Haven Hospital                     2008-2013
Resident in Orthopaedic Surgery

Hospital for Special Surgery                                                2013-2014
            Fellow in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery          

Society Memberships
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons –
Candidate Member

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery –
ABOS Board Eligible, Passed Written Exam 7/12/2013

American Society for Surgery of the Hand –
Candidate Member

Connecticut Orthopaedic Society – Active Member


  • General Orthopaedic Surgery, Fracture Care
  • Operative care of the Hand, Wrist, Elbow, and Shoulder
  • Non-operative care of the Hand, Wrist, Elbow, and Shoulder
  • Wrist, Elbow and Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Joint Replacement
  • Nerve Surgery
  • Pediatric and Adult Fracture Care
  • Worker’s Compensation
  • Second Opinions


  • Waterbury Hospital
  •  St. Mary’s Hospital
  • Yale-New Haven Hospital
  • Southington Surgery Center
Southington Surgery Center