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OrthoConnecticut Offers Virtual Medical Visits



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RIDGEFIELD— In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, OrthoConnecticut is now offering telemedicine — virtual visits that enable you to see an orthopedic surgeon from the privacy and safety of your home or office.

Many orthopedic issues, including some urgent issues, can be diagnosed using telemedicine appointments. Get the specialized orthopedic care needed during this period of physical distancing and staying close to home. Telemedicine is simple to use, and the secure video conferencing technology can be used with any device.

Telemedicine Benefits

*Get a diagnosis on new musculoskeletal issues.

*Follow up on an existing issue.

*Get post-surgical advice from your own physician.

*Practice physical distancing without reducing your quality of care.

*Review diagnostic tests such as x-rays and MRIs during a telemedicine visit

*Simple and easy scheduling

*Insurance processing for telemedicine and in-office visits are the same

How it Works

To schedule your telemedicine appointment with a specialist, call the number for the office location of your choice. All Telemedicine appointments must be booked by phone:

Danbury — 203-797-1500

Norwalk — 203-845-2200

New Milford — 860-355-8000

Pain Center — 203-792-7246

The staff will help schedule virtual appointments. A consent form and step-by-step directions will then be sent, explaining exactly how to perform a virtual visit with our physicians.

OrthoConnecticut will continue to provide quality care while keeping our patients and staff safe by limiting unnecessary risk and exposure. The practice appreciates the community’s patience while we navigate this unprecedented environment.

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