Thanks for the clarification. Fortunately, you are in a good location
for find an orthopedic surgeon who might give you a second opinion on
your previous bunion surgery.
Hartford Orthopedic Surgeons, located at 1000 Asylum Ave, Ste. 2108
in Hartford, CT, can be found at the following website:
This website includes contact information, including phone and e-mail.
They also have satellite offices in South Windsor, Enfield, and Avon,
CT, if these would be more convenient.
Here is a link to a list of the physicians at Hartford Orthopedics,
which includes their individual CV's (a list of their academic
Another good option in the Harford area is Saint Francis Care at 114
Woodland Street (860-714-4000). Physicians there who may be of help
include the following:
Dr. Robert Green
Dr. David Kruger
Dr. John O'Brien
Dr. Anthony Spinella
Several of these physicians are also affiliated with the Hartford
Orthopedics practice mentioned above.
Yet another option, if you're looking for a different perspective,
might be to seek consultation with a foot specialist (podiatrist).
The UConn Foot Center may be a good resource to get a different
opinion on your situation.
You can find their main site here:
This site includes links to directions to UConn's podietry offices in
Simsbury and West Hartford.
Here are links to the two UConn podiatrists:
Dr. Douglas Albreski, who practices in West Hartford, Farmington, and Simsbury.
Dr. Samuel Berkowitz, who practices in West Hartford & Farmington.
If you're more interested in an orthopedic surgeon at UConn, the best
choice would likely be Dr. Michael Aronow, who is an orthopedic who
specializes in foot and ankle surgery. He may be the best choice of
all of the above individuals.
Here is a link to his webpage:
The links above include contact information for each individual. This
is not a comprehensive list of orthopedic surgeons in the Hartford
area, but rather a list that I have selected from the large number of
surgeons, eliminating those who specialize primarily in sports
medicine, joint disorders, etc., which would not be particularly
relevant to your problem.
Also of potential interest, here is the eMedicine page on bunions:
I hope this information is helpful. I wish you good luck with your
problem. Please feel free to ask for any clarification.