Karen Michelle Sutton MD

Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation

Departments & Organizations

Yale Medical Group

Office of Student ResearchOrthopaedics and Rehabilitation: Sports Medicine; Shoulder and Elbow Service

Research Interests

Sports medicine; Biomechanical evaluation of repair techniques for tendons and ligaments; Novel distal biceps tendon repair techniques; Evaluation of various anterior cruciate ligament reconstructions more...


  • BA, Duke University, 1998
  • M.D., University of Maryland School of Medicine, 2003

Selected Publications

  • Sutton KM, Dodds SD, Ahmad CS, Sethi PM: Surgical Treatment of Distal Biceps Ruptures. JAAOS 2010; 18 (3): 139-148.
  • Sethi PM, Miller S, CunninghamJ, Sutton KM, Mazzocca AD: Anatomic Repair of the Distal Biceps Tendon Using the Tension-Slide Technique. Techniques in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery 2008; 9(4): 182-187.
  • Magit D, Wolff A, Sutton K, Medvecky M: Arthrofibrosis of the Knee. JAAOS 2007; 15(11): 682-694.



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