Vinayak M. Sathe, MD, FAAOS, an Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgeon with Dept of Orthopedics & Sports Medicine at UConn Health

Get to know Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Vinayak M. Sathe, who serves patients in Connecticut. 

As a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Sathe’s clinical focus is on the treatment of all foot and ankle disorders, including bunions, hammertoes, arthritis, Total ankle replacements, complex deformities, arthroscopic procedures, nerve and tendon injuries, fractures, and sports injuries to the foot and ankle. He offers his services to the department of Orthopedic Surgery with UConn Health at the offices in Avon, Southington, and Farmington, Connecticut. 

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” as stated on their website. 

Committed to education and training along with clinical research, Dr. Sathe is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at the UConn Musculoskeletal Institute. He is also affiliated with UConn John Dempsey Hospital and Hartford Hospital. 

Back in the early days of his academic career, he graduated with his Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery degree from the B.J.Medical College and University of Pune in India. He then went on to perform his residencies in orthopedic surgery at Sassoon General Hospital and University of Pune, University Group of Hospitals National Health Service Trust & Pilgrim Hospital, United Lincolnshire National Health Service Trust.

Having trained extensively in the United States, Dr. Sathe completed a foot and ankle fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston as well as a foot and ankle fellowship at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock. He also completed a third fellowship in orthopedic sports medicine and surgery at Kentucky Sports Medicine Clinic in Lexington. 

Listed on Hartford Magazine’s Top Doctors list, Dr. Sathe is board-certified in orthopedic surgery by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery (ABOS). The ABOS is an organization with the goal of establishing educational and professional standards for orthopedic residents and surgeons, as well as evaluating the qualifications and competence of orthopedic surgeons. 

In addition, he is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (FAAOS), a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (FRCS), and a member of the American Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS).

Orthopedic surgery is the branch of surgery concerned with conditions involving the musculoskeletal system. Orthopedic surgeons use both surgical and nonsurgical means to treat musculoskeletal trauma, spine diseases, sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors, and congenital disorders. They work in clinical and hospital settings.

On a more personal note, Dr. Sathe speaks several languages, including English, Hindi, Marathi, and Urdu.

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