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Walk-in care for sports injuries, sprains, breaks, dislocations, and more! No appointments needed. Westport OrthoFast Coming Soon.

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On Site MRI.
Now offering MRI's in Fairfield and Shelton!

Receive world class care in a compassionate environment! Come visit our Fairfield location and get your MRI done on site!

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Congratulations Dr. Malin on completing your 1000th surgery!

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Hip Preservation Service.
Now Offered From OSG.

Introducing a new service at Orthopaedic Specialty Group - Hip Preservation Service!

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Post-operative follow ups, reviews of MRI and/or CT results, follow-up visits and more.

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Seven Convenient Locations.

Receive world class care in a compassionate environment! Come visit one of our seven locations located in Southern Connecticut.

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Dr. Adam Driesman


Specialtizing in Joint Replacement & General Orthopaedics

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Dr. Brian R. Forzani


Specialtizing in Pain Management & Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Dr. William V. Probasco


Specialtizing in treating a variety of both simple and complex foot and ankle conditions

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Henry A. Backe, Jr., MD

Dr Backe is Traveling

Dr Backe is traveling to Guatemala to join a team of surgeons, therapists, nurses & other volunteers for an important medical mission on behalf of disadvantaged children. Please consider supporting him and the Guatemala Healing Hands Foundation today.


Fairfield Orthopaedic Specialists

Compassion, dedication, and comprehensive musculoskeletal care have made Orthopaedic Specialty Group the largest and most experienced orthopaedic practice in Southern Connecticut. Our physicians’ wide range of expertise provides complete care in all areas of treatment including advanced surgical and nonsurgical techniques, pain management, rehabilitation, and neurosurgery. Simply put, we can fix virtually every bone and joint in your body. Quickly and safely.

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One year ago you gave me a new knee. Because of your skill and the help of many others, I am playing tennis and thoroughly enjoying life. This note is to say thank you. p.s. Do you know of anyone who can replace a bad backhand? The tennis pro says it’s genetic.
Thank you for taking such good care of me and my hand! I am healing well (you’ve done your dad proud.)
Many thanks for your quick and very much appreciated efforts on my behalf! It was such a true pleasure to speak to you! Thanks very much for getting my records in so quickly and efficiently.
Thank you for all of your help with my preparation for surgery. Although, to others it may have been a minor procedure, for me it was still unnerving! You helped to alleviate a lot of the stress. Your kindness and patience was greatly appreciated.
I would like to thank you for your professionalism and kindness during my operation. I felt very comfortable with you and your staff during my hospital stay and appreciate it.
This note of thanks is in gratitude of your prompt attention and consideration in securing Dr. Malin to do my mother’s fractured hip. Within 15 minutes you answered my call, sending Dr. Malin back to the hospital to do the late evening surgery. He did a wonderful job and my mom is now in rehab at Lord Chamberlain in . Your kindness is greatly appreciated. Both you and Dr. Malin, and your fine staff do honor to the medical profession. Thank you.
Thank you for the superior surgery you performed on my knee. My uncle visits you on a regular basis, and I thank you for treating him so kindly. I truly do appreciate your good work. Be well.
Just a quick note including a big thank you for a terrific surgery last month. I’m coming along quite well. I sincerely appreciate all you’ve done to get me back on the road to full recovery. Thanks again. I’m sure I’ll be as good as new soon. p.s. The entire staff as OSG has been terrific, also.
I want to thank you for the wonderful care you showed me. You are very kind, compassionate, and understanding. I always felt very confident in you although the surgery was unsettling to anticipate. Words cannot express the gratitude that I feel for the fee you charged me. It only proved to me that you are a caring doctor and I will always be grateful. I’m looking forward to being normal again and getting my life back. God bless you.

Our Providers

Jossie S. Abraham | Orthopaedic Specialty Group

Jossie S. Abraham


Jossie S. Abraham, DPM


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Rizwan S. Ahman | Orthopaedic Specialty Group

Rizwan S. Ahmad


Rizwan S. Ahmad, MD

Sports Medicine

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John N. Awad | Orthopaedic Specialty Group

John N. Awad


John N. Awad, MD

Spinal Surgery

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Henry A. Backe, Jr. | Orthopaedic Specialty Group

Henry A. Backe, Jr.


Henry A. Backe, Jr., MD

Joint Replacement, Hand Surgery

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Dante A. Brittis | Orthopaedic Specialty Group

Dante A. Brittis


Dante A. Brittis, MD

Shoulder & Knee Surgery, Sports Medicine

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Brett M. Carr | Orthopaedic Specialty Group

Brett M. Carr


Brett M. Carr, DC

Chiropractic & Nutrition Rehabilitation

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Adam Driesman | Orthopaedic Specialty Group

Adam Driesman


Adam Driesman, MD

Joint Replacement, Orthopaedics

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Lauren M. Fabian | Orthopaedic Specialty Group

Lauren M. Fabian


Lauren M. Fabian, MD

Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Shoulder/Elbow/Knee Surgery

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James J. FitzGibbons | Orthopaedic Specialty Group

James J. FitzGibbons


James J. FitzGibbons, MD

Sports Medicine, Arthroscopic/Joint Surgery

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Brian R. Forzani | Orthopaedic Specialty Group

Brian R. Forzani


Brian R. Forzani, MD

Pain Management, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Troy A. Glaser | Orthopaedic Specialty Group

Troy A. Glaser


Troy A. Glaser, D.O.

Sports Medicine

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Judith L. Gorelick | Orthopaedic Specialty Group

Judith L. Gorelick


Judith L. Gorelick, MD, ABNS, AANS, FACS

Degenerative Cervical and lumbar conditions, Brain and Spinal tumors, Nervous system diseases

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Cullen Griffith | Orthopaedic Specialty Group

Cullen Griffith


Cullen Griffith, MD

Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery

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Patrick W. Kwok | Orthopaedic Specialty Group

Patrick W. Kwok


Patrick W. Kwok, MD

Sports Medicine, Hip Arthroscopy, Shoulder/Elbow, Knee Surgery

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Joel W. Malin | Orthopaedic Specialty Group

Joel W. Malin


Joel W. Malin, MD

Joint Replacement, Carpel Tunnel Surgery

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Todd A. Morrison | Orthopaedic Specialty Group

Todd A. Morrison


Todd A. Morrison, MD

General Orthopaedics, Specializing in Knee & Hip Replacements

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William Probasco | Orthopaedic Specialty Group

William Probasco


William Probasco, MD, MS

Sports Medicine, Foot & Ankle, Orthopaedic Trauma

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Thomas A. Rago | Orthopaedic Specialty Group

Thomas A. Rago


Thomas A. Rago, MD

Hand Surgery

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Ross J. Richer | Orthopaedic Specialty Group

Ross J. Richer


Ross J. Richer, MD

Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery

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Ramsey Saba | Orthopaedic Specialty Group

Ramsey Saba


Ramsey Saba, MD

Interventional Pain & Restorative Medicine

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Bryan E. Sage | Orthopaedic Specialty Group

Bryan E. Sage


Bryan E. Sage, MD, CV

Sports Medicine

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Robert A. Stanton | Orthopaedic Specialty Group

Robert A. Stanton


Robert A. Stanton, MD

Arthoscopic Surgery, Sports Medicine, Regenerative Medicine

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Romulo Vasquez | Orthopaedic Specialty Group

Romulo Vasquez


Romulo Vasquez, MD

Sports Medicine

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Daniel E. Weiland | Orthopaedic Specialty Group

Daniel E. Weiland


Daniel E. Weiland, MD

Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy Hip/Knee/Shoulder

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Gary A. Zimmerman | Orthopaedic Specialty Group

Gary A. Zimmerman


Gary A. Zimmerman, MD

Neurological & Spine Surgery

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