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Dr. Ross Henshaw Discusses The Latest Advancements in Shoulder Surgery at The Watermark in Southbury

Wednesday, December 07, 2011 - Danbury, CT

Ross Henshaw, M.D.

Ross Henshaw, M.D.
Medical Director, Advanced Sports Medicine Program
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Dr. Ross Henshaw, fellowship trained orthopedic specialist in minimally invasive shoulder surgery, will speak about “The Latest Advancements in Shoulder Surgery” on Tuesday, December 16 at 8:30 a.m. at The Watermark at East Hill, 611 East Hill Road, Southbury, Connecticut. Dr. Henshaw will give details about the “gold standard” in surgical treatment of the shoulder, and all available treatment options to achieve the best outcomes.

Dr. Henshaw is the Medical Director of theSports Medicine Program at the Center for Advanced Orthopedic and Spine Care at Danbury Hospital. He specializes in treating shoulder and sports-related injuries. According to Dr. Henshaw, most procedures can be completed with a minimally invasive approach offering less pain, small incisions and quick recovery times.

Dr. Henshaw is in private practice with Danbury Orthopedic Associates and sees patients in both Southbury and Danbury.

This program is free and open to the public. Registration is requested by calling Jose Sanzai, Director of Sales and Marketing at The Watermark at (203) 490-4763. Breakfast will be provided.

About Western Connecticut Health Network

Western Connecticut Health Network is a patient-centered health care organization established in 2010 by two nationally recognized hospitals, Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital and their affiliated organizations, to provide the highest level of care to patients throughout Western Connecticut and adjacent New York. In addition to the two hospitals, other network affiliates include:

  • An integrated physician practice with primary and specialty care expertise
  • An agency for home care and community health services
  • A full-service retail pharmacy located at Danbury Hospital
  • Emergency medical services
  • An occupational wellness and medicine program, providing services for business and industry

Western Connecticut Health Network has centers of excellence in Women’s, neonatal, cardiovascular and cancer services; weight loss and orthopedic surgery; digestive disorders and radiology and diagnostic imaging. It also offers specialized programs for sleep disorders and asthma management.  Both hospitals also maintain active clinical research programs, offering clinical trials for patients with cancer and other health concerns.

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About Danbury Hospital

Danbury Hospital is a 371-bed regional medical center and university teaching hospital associated with the University of Vermont College of Medicine, the Yale University School of Medicine, the Connecticut School of Medicine and Columbia University Medical Center.  The hospital is nationally recognized as a tertiary health care center with an innovative high-tech, high-touch environment and is also a member of the Planetree organization. In addition to offering the latest robotic and minimally invasive surgical and imaging technology, it was the first hospital in Connecticut to adopt electronic health records systems. It offers a Level II Trauma Center and Level IIIb Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Medical staff members are board-certified in their specialties, and most serve as faculty members of the nation’s finest university medical centers offering a higher level of experience. 

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About New Milford Hospital

New Milford Hospital is a Planetree organization dedicated to patient-centered care that nurtures every patient's body, mind and spirit.  The Hospital has an extraordinary tradition of warm and caring personal attention backed by top-notch physicians, world-class technology and the newest, most advanced diagnostic and treatment options available. Your healthcare team of highly trained physicians, nurses, technicians and administrators is determined and committed to improving the health and quality of life of those we serve.

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