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Eileen Colliton, M.D.

Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
Accepting new patients September 2024
Eileen Colliton, M.D.

Dr. Colliton is a native of West Hartford, Connecticut. She was a magna cum laude graduate of Providence College where she was a Division 1 swimmer and Big East All-Academic team member. She earned a degree in Medicine at the University of Connecticut and completed a residency in orthopedic surgery at Tufts Medical Center, followed by a fellowship in hand and upper extremity surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. During her extensive training she was the lead author on many scientific papers in orthopedics and hand surgery. For her work, Dr. Colliton was recognized with numerous awards including the Henry Banks Outstanding Resident Award, the Massachusetts Orthopedic Association best paper award, and the Faculty Award for Overall Academic Excellence at UConn. She has expertise in the treatment of all adult and pediatric disorders of the hand and upper extremity, from the most complex upper limb trauma to the simplest problems such as carpal tunnel syndrome and trigger fingers. She continues to publish academic research, train orthopedic residents, compete in triathlons, and enjoy the great outdoors with her husband and daughter. 

  • NASS
  • AAOS
  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS)
  • Tufts University School of Medicine
  • Newton-Wellesley Hospital