Dr. Richard Pelker MD
Orthopedic Surgeons — New Haven, CTContact Dr. Pelker
Dr. Richard Pelker specializes in orthopedic surgery in New Haven, Connecticut. Details of Dr. Pelker's 37 years experience as an MD, his hospital affiliation and education at Yale University are available on your free doctor report.
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800 Howard Ave
New Haven, CT 06519
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Dr. Richard Pelker identified specializing in
Orthopedic SurgeryOrthopedic Surgery
An orthopaedic surgeon is trained in the preservation, investigation and restoration of the form and function of the extremities, spine, and associated structures by medical, surgical, and physical means. An orthopaedic surgeon is involved with the care of patients whose musculoskeletal problems include congenital deformities, trauma, infections, tumors, metabolic disturbances of the musculoskeletal system, deformities, injuries, and degenerative diseases of the spine, hands, feet, knee, hip, shoulder, and elbow in children and adults. An orthopaedic surgeon is also concerned with primary and secondary muscular problems and the effects of central or peripheral nervous system lesions of the musculoskeletal system..
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Dr. Pelker is affiliated with 1 hospital:
Yale-New Haven Hospital
20 York Ave
New Haven, CT
EducationDr. Pelker attended medical school at Yale University School of Medicine and graduated in 1976 having 37 years experience.
While there is no proven correlation between the quality of one's educational institution and the quality of one's professional competence, it is often an indicator. Medical schools have various levels of selectivity (some are harder to get into than others), and both the quality of their clinical training and level of research are measured. Additional medical training in both residency and fellowships and the facilities they are conducted at also provide a history of the doctors' level of training and experience.
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