Dr. Carrie R Swigart MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Carrie Swigart is an orthopedic surgeon in New Haven, Connecticut and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Veterans Affairs Connecticut Healthcare System and Yale-New Haven Hospital. She received her medical degree from Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and has been in practice for 23 years. Dr. Swigart accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 16 doctors at Veterans Affairs Connecticut Healthcare System and one of 68 at Yale-New Haven Hospital who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: General Orthopedic Surgery, Hand Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Yale-New Haven Hospital
High performing in Orthopedics

Veterans Affairs Connecticut Healthcare System

Education & Medical Training

Yale-New Haven Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1991–1991

Yale-New Haven Hospital
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1992–1996

St Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center
Fellowship, Hand Surgery, 1996–1997

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Class of 1991

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 14 years in Orthopaedic Surgery

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 13 years in Hand Surgery

CT State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

Arthritis of the base of the thumb.
Swigart, C.R.

Trigger finger: etiology, evaluation, and treatment.
Makkouk, A.H., Oetgen, M.E., Swigart, C.R., Dodds, S.D.

Limited incision open techniques for distal radius fracture management.
Swigart, C. R., Wolfe, S. W.

See all 10 publications

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Connecticare FlexPOS
  • Great West PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • Regence Washington - Preferred Provider Network
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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