Amy Wasterlain, MD, Orthopaedic Surgery, Middletown, CT


Orthopaedic Surgery Middletown, CT

Hip & Knee Reconstructive Surgery, Orthopedic Sports Medicine, Orthopedic Trauma

Orthopedic Surgeon at Middlesex Orthopedic Surgeons

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  • Dr. Wasterlain is a licensed, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon practicing general orthopedics, with special expertise in minimally invasive and complex hip and knee replacement.

    Dr. Wasterlain earned her BA in molecular biology (magna cum laude) at Princeton University, her MD at Stanford University, and completed her residency in orthopedic surgery at the prestigious NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, where she served as executive chief resident, overseeing 65 residents. Dr. Wasterlain completed a one-year post-residency fellowship in adult reconstruction (hip and knee replacement) at the world-renowned Rothman Institute in Philadelphia.

Education & Training

  • Thomas Jefferson University
    Thomas Jefferson UniversityFellowship, Adult Reconstructive Orthopedics, 2018 - 2019
  • NYU School of Medicine
    NYU School of MedicineResidency, Orthopedic Surgery, 2013 - 2018
  • Hospital Joint Diseases Orthopedic InstituteResidency, Orthopedic Surgery, 2013 - 2018
  • Stanford University School of Medicine
    Stanford University School of MedicineClass of 2013

Certifications & Licensure

  • CT State Medical License
    CT State Medical License 2019 - 2022
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 2018 - 2021
  • NJ State Medical License
    NJ State Medical License 2017 - 2021
  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 2016 - 2018

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Elected in recognition of compassion and humanism in patient care Gold Humanism Honor Society, 2012
  • 2nd Place Poster - “PRP as a Treatment For Patellar Tendinopathy: A Double-Blind RCT” American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) Congress, 2012
  • Merit Scholarship Finalist Great Lakes National Scholarship Program, 2012

Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations


Press Mentions

  • NYU: Smoking Cessation Program Improves TJR Outcomes
    NYU: Smoking Cessation Program Improves TJR OutcomesMarch 28th, 2017
  • Smoking Cessation Programs Benefit Patients Prior to Joint Replacements
    Smoking Cessation Programs Benefit Patients Prior to Joint ReplacementsMarch 16th, 2017
  • Smokers Prone to Problems After Joint Replacement: Study
    Smokers Prone to Problems After Joint Replacement: StudyMarch 16th, 2017

Grant Support

  • Research GrantPartnership for Clean Competition (US Olympic Committee)2011–2012
  • Research GrantStanford Medical Scholars Research Program2010–2012
  • Clinical and Translational Science AwardNational Institutes of Health2010

Professional Memberships