SVMC Orthopedics Adds NP

July 28, 2015

BENNINGTON, VT – July 28, 2015 – Nicole Strout, FNP, has joined the orthopedics practice at Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC). Strout is a graduate of Walden University, Minneapolis and is certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.

Prior to joining SVMC, Nicole worked in Pittsburgh as an orthopedic nurse. She gained valuable experience working with trauma and sports-related injuries and decided to pursue her advanced practitioner degree and specialize in orthopedics. Her clinical interests include joint pain, sports related injuries, and orthopedic trauma.

“My interest in orthopedics comes out of a love for sports. I love helping athletes prevent and repair injuries,” Strout said. “I really like to take a proactive approach. I encourage patients to be as involved in their care as they can be.”

SVMC Orthopaedics offers a range of orthopedic care, including non-surgical care for strained or painful joints; surgeries for joint replacement, back pain, spine issues, frozen shoulders; and foot, ankle, elbow, wrist, and hand surgery. The practice has special expertise in sports medicine, joint replacement, spine surgery, and foot and ankle surgery.

SVMC Orthopaedics is located at 332 Dewey Street in Bennington, VT. The practice is open 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information about SVMC Orthopaedics, call 802-442-6314.

SVMC Orthopaedics is a department of Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC). SVMC is a full-service community hospital whose physicians are members of the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Putnam Physicians, a multispecialty medical group operated in partnership with Dartmouth-Hitchcock. SVMC is part of Southwestern Vermont Health Care (SVHC), an integrated health system serving Bennington and Windham Counties in Vermont, Eastern Rensselaer and Washington Counties in New York, and Northern Berkshire County in Massachusetts. In addition to the medical center, SVHC consists of the Centers for Living and Rehabilitation, SVMC Northshire Campus in Manchester, SVMC Deerfield Valley Campus in Wilmington, SVMC Mountain Medical at the base of Mount Snow in West Dover, and the SVHC Foundation. To learn more, visit