Mark W. Scanlan, MD

Mark W. Scanlan, M.D. joined Connecticut Orthopaedics in 2005. He is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon with a specialty interest in trauma/fracture surgery and surgery of the hand, wrist and elbow.

Primary Specialty

Additional Specialties

Trauma and Fractures
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Contact

For all general questions, prescription refills or to schedule an appointment, contact our office at:

Phone:
203.407.3539
Fax:
203.287.7316

Education and Training

  • B.A. Duke University
  • M.D. Columbia University
  • Residency in Orthopaedics - New York Orthopaedic Hospital of Columbia University
  • Fellowship in Surgery of the Hand, Wrist and Elbow - Hospital for Joint Diseases/New York University Medical School

Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Surgery

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" Appointment was punctual.n< br />Staff helped me find the office.n< br />Dr. Scanlon used an X-ray and thorough questioning to assess the situation.n< br />Gently manipulating and applying pressure to strategic positions on the knuckle allowed us both to understand the injury and condition.n< br />I felt good that Dr. Scanlon thoroughly investigated the pain source.n< br />He provided clear options for me to choose from an we decided on a method that would provide relief in a day or two.n< br />This plan will be followed until surgery is required.n< br />I am pleased at how Dr. Scanlon communicated clearly and provided reassurance that I could come back I conditions changed. n< br />He also let me view the X-ray so I could have a physical representation of the discussion components.n< br />n< br />It was a highly successful and efficient appointment. Did bestu2026. Resolved the issue within the appointment. Appreciated mostu2026 the kindness of the doctor and staff for my condition and worry over it. Jerry Battles did a super job with the X-ray. "

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" He was great doctor took time to explain thing to me "

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" I was pleased with everything all around appointments surgery and post surgery "

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" I had not finished the paperwork so I had to complete it in the office. I slowed things down but everyone was very politen< br /> Everyone was very friendly making my appointment enjoyable. "

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" Doctor Scanlan was very professional and completed the procedure on my finger in an outstanding manner. His knowledge of my medical situation was accurate. "

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Full Biography

Mark W. Scanlan, M.D. joined Connecticut Orthopaedics in 2005. He is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon with a specialty interest in trauma/fracture surgery and surgery of the hand, wrist and elbow.

After graduating with honors from Duke University, Dr. Scanlan obtained his medical degree from Columbia University where he was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. He then completed a year of general surgical training at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center in New York City followed by 4 years of orthopaedic residency training at the New York Orthopaedic Hospital of Columbia University. Dr. Scanlan then went on to complete a year of fellowship training in surgery of the hand, wrist and elbow at the Hospital for Joint Diseases/New York University Medical School. Following this he traveled briefly to Tampa, Florida to train in orthopaedic trauma surgery.

Dr. Scanlan is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and a candidate member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. He is an attending surgeon and clinical instructor at Yale New Haven Hospital/ Yale University School of Medicine and the Hospital of Saint Rapheal in New Haven, CT.

Dr. Scanlan has published book chapters and scientific literature in the hand and trauma surgery literature. His areas of interest include trauma/fracture care of the upper and lower extremities and surgery of the hand, wrist and elbow. He lives with his wife and three children in Branford, CT.

Associations

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand

Awards

  • Castle Connolly Top Doctor – 2019
  • New York-Presbyterian Hospital: Robert E. Caroll, M.D. Hand Resident for Excellence in Orthopaedic Surgery Award – 2004

Research and Publications

  • Scanlan MW, Ehrlich RV, Strauch RJ. Partially retained small finger flexor digitorum profundus function despite complete tendon loss in the forearm. J Hand Surg [AM]. 2004 Jul; 29(4): 591-4.
  • Scanlan MW, Rosenwasser MP, Strauch RJ. Management of distal biceps tendon rupture. Osteo Trauma Care. 2002; 10: 1-7.
  • Storper IS, Spitzer JB, Scanlan MW. Use of glycopyrrolate in the treatment of Meniere’s Disease. Laryngoscope. 1998; 108: 1442-1445.
  • Scanlan MW, Strauch RJ. Distal Biceps Repair. Scheduled for publication in Atlas of the Hand Clinics, Dec 2005.
  • Scanlan MW, Sarwahi V. Scapholunate injuries: Blass capsulodesis in Baratz ME, Adams B, Kozin S, Rosenwasser M (eds): Wrist Surgery: Tricks of the Trade. Theime Medical Publishers, Scheduled for publication 2006.
  • Scanlan MW, Sarwahi V. Scapholunate injuries: Brunelli repair in Baratz ME, Adams B.
  • Kozin S, Rosenwasser M (eds): Wrist Surgery: Tricks of the Trade. Theime Medical Publishers, Scheduled for publication 2006.
  • Scanlan MW, Sarwahi V. Scapholunate injuries: bone-ligament-bone repair in Baratz ME, Adams B. Kozin S, Rosenwasser M (eds): Wrist Surgery: Tricks of the Trade. Theime Medical Publishers, Scheduled for publication 2006.

Appointments

  • Clinical Instructor at Yale New Haven Hospital/ Yale University School of Medicine & YNHH-Saint Rapheal Campus