OrthoConnecticut
 

Robert Yaghoubian, M.D., Curriculum Vitae

Specialty Areas

Specializing in Hand, Shoulder, Upper Extremity and Microsurgery

Board Certification

American Board of Hand Surgery (Diplomat, 2003)
American Board of Orthopedic Surgery (Diplomat, 2002)
National Board of Medical Examiners (Diplomat, 1995)

Licensure

Connecticut (2000)
New York (1995)

 POSTGRADUATE TRAINING:
Fellowship
8/1999 - 7/2000

Hand, Upper Extremity and Microsurgery
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Pittsburgh, PA

Resident
7/1995 - 6/1999

Orthopedic Surgery
NYU Medical Center-Hospital for Joint Disease/Bellevue Hospital
New York, NY

Intern
7/1994 - 6/1995

General Surgery
NYU Medical Center-Hospital for Joint Disease/Bellevue Hospital
New York, NY

 EDUCATION:

Medical
6/1994

Doctor of Medicine
New York University School of Medicine
New York, NY

Honors: Alpha Omega Alpha Society
Awards: Silverstein Scholarship, Alpha Omega Alpha Award*

*for student with highest scholastic rating for 4-year medical school

Undergraduate
6/1990

BA in Biochemistry
New York University
New York, NY

Honors: Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Premedical Honor Society, Dean's List
Award: George G. Brown Chemistry Award

 HOSPITAL & SURGICAL CENTER AFFILIATIONS:
 Present New Milford Hospital
New Milford, CT
 Present

Sharon Hospital
Sharon, CT

Present

Western Connecticut Orthopedic Surgical Center (WCOSC)
Danbury, CT

 PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:
 

American Society for Surgery of the Hand (2002)
The American Association for Hand Surgery (2002)
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery (2002)

 PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYMENT:
8/2000 -Present

Private Practice, OrthoConnecticut
(formerly New Milford Orthopedics )
New Milford, CT

 AWARDS:
 
  • Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctor (2016-2018)
  • Castle Connolly Top Doctor (2013-2015)
  • Castle Connolly Metro Area Top Doctor (2016)
  • Vitals Patients' Choice (2011, 2018)
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
 PUBLICATIONS:
 

Yaghoubian R, Goebel F, Musgrave DS, Sotercanos DS. Diagnosis and Management of Acute Fracture-Dislocation of the Carpus. The Orthopedic Clinics of North America. 2001; 32(2): 295-395.

Raney EM, Topoleski TA, Yaghoubian R, Guidera KJ, Marshall JG. Orthotic Treatment of Infantile Tibia Vara. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics. 1998; 18(5); 670-674.

Jacobson DR, Pastore RD, Yaghoubian R, Kane I, Gallo G, Buck FS, Buxbaum HN. Variant-sequence Transthyretin (Isolcuine 122) in Late-onset cardiac Amyloidosis in Black Americans. The New England Journal of Medicine. 1997; 336(7); 466-473.

Menche DS, Frankel S, Blair B, Watnik N, Toolan B, Yaghoubian R, Pitman MI. A Comparison of Abrasion Burr Arthroplasty and Subchondral Drilling in the Treatment of Full-Thickness Cartilage Lesions in the Rabbit. Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery. 1996; 12(3); 280-286.

 PRESENTATIONS:
 

Riano F, Yaghoubian R, Goitz RJ, Sotereanos DG. Ulnohumeral Arthroplasty: Results in Primary Degenerative Arthritis of the Elbow. The American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting. October 2000.

Raney EM, Marshall JG, Topoleski TA, Yaghoubian R, Guidera KJ. Orthotic Treatment of Genu Varum. The American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, February 1997.

Yaghoubian R, Retting ME, Raskin KB, Melone CP Jr. Staged Reconstruction for the Post Traumatic Chronic Forearm Infections. New York Hand Society Meeting, May 1996.

Menche DS, Frenkel S, Blair B, Watnik N, Toolan B, Yaghoubian R, Pittman MI. A Comparison of Abrasion Burr Arthroplasty and Subchondral Drilling in the Treatment of Full Thickness Cartilage Lesions in the Rabbit. The American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, February 1994.

Frenkel S, Moskovick R, Blair B, Toolan BC, Yaghoubian R. Polyactic Acid as a Bone Graft Substitute. The American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, February 1993.