Orthopedic Surgery at SVMC

Orthopedic surgery at Southwestern Vermont Medical Center in Bennington Vt. offers certified orthopedic surgeons and advanced technology to get patients back on their feet and back in the game fast.

orthopedic surgery at SVMC can put you back in the swing When you're thinking about orthopedic surgery — getting an injury fixed or having a joint replaced — you want to know that your surgeons are experienced, have the latest technology, and are focused on your recovery. SVMC Orthopaedics combines experienced, certified orthopedic surgeons with the best nursing care and fabulous inpatient and outpatient rehab. The result — better care, quicker recovery, and happier patients.

Spine Care
The expertise of our spine surgeon, Dr. Daniel Robbins, brings SVMC innovative techniques, such as vertebroplasty and dynamic spine stabilization. Dr. Robbins has more than 20 years of experience in treating back problems and frequently teaches new techniques in hospitals around the world. Watch Debbie's Story a video about her experience with the Dynesys Spine Stabilization system.

Sports Medicine
SVMC's orthopedic surgeons all are athletes at heart. Several of our surgeons have special training in sports and related injuries. 

A former collegiate baseball player, Dr. Matthew Nofziger completed a fellowship in treating sports injuries at the Nirschl Orthopaedic Center for Sports Medicine & Joint Reconstruction at Georgetown University.

Dr. Deborah Henley runs, swims, and loves yoga. She has special training in foot and ankle reconstruction from New York University's Hospital for Joint Diseases in Manhattan.

Watch Ben's Story, a video about having sports surgery at SVMC.

Joint Replacement
Dr. William Ketterer is among one of the most experienced orthopedic surgeons around and offers innovative joint replacement techniques that lessen recovery time and reduce post-surgical pain.

Learn about SVMC's latest advance,  hip resurfacing with the Birmingham Hip.

Daniel Hier had the Birmingham Hip; Watch a video about his story.

SVMC Orthopaedics is one of the few practices in New England that perform total ankle replacements.

Read more about our expertise in Total Ankle Replacement, or watch William's story about his total ankle replacement.

Rehab
SVMC's Sports and Therapy Department offers the latest in outpatient and inpatient rehab. It's staffed with more highly trained rehab specialists than any other rehab group in southwestern Vermont.

Subacute Rehab
For patients who are not quite ready to go home after joint surgery, SVMC works with the rehab department at the Centers for Living & Rehabilitation for what we call subacute care.

From major joint reconstructions to broken bones and carpal tunnel surgery, SVMC Orthopaedics has you covered.

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