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Orthopedics & Sports Medicine

UConn Health is the region’s premier choice for orthopedic care and sports medicine.

Every day, our goal is to maximize your mobility and overall health through excellent patient care and ongoing research and education. Our orthopedic surgeons are experts in total joint replacement, the treatment of hand, foot and ankle conditions, neck and back pain, and more. We also provide skilled care for osteoporosis, arthritis, and other rheumatologic conditions. Visit Orthopedics & Sports Medicine site.

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Office Locations:

Patient Services

Comprehensive Spine Center

Emergency Orthopedics

Orthopedic Surgery

Osteoporosis Care




Sports Medicine

“Just the whole package that was offered by UConn makes it so easy to tell people what a great facility it is … I love UConn!”

— Barbara Howard

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Our Team

Meet Dr. Katherine Coyner

Dr. Katherine Coyner is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon at UConn Health and holds an additional subspecialty certification in Orthopedic Sports Medicine. Dr. Coyner provides advanced treatment and surgical options for patients with a wide range of sports-related injuries and conditions of the shoulder, hip, and knee. She is also a UConn team physician providing coverage at numerous collegiate sporting events.



BlueCross BlueShield Association

The UConn Musculoskeletal Institute is now designated a “Blue Distinction Center” for both spine surgery and total joint replacement.

“Blue Distinction” is a designation from the BlueCross BlueShield Association recognizing health care facilities for their expertise in the safe, efficient, and cost-effective delivery of quality specialty care. UConn Health has been designated as a “Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacement” for meeting nationally established quality care and outcomes criteria, and as a “Blue Distinction Center+ for Spine Surgery” for meeting those criteria, plus meeting cost measures that address the need for affordable health care.