Karen Michelle Sutton, MD

Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation

Departments & Organizations

Office of Student Research

Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation: Shoulder and Elbow Service | Sports Medicine

Yale Medical Group


She incorporates both her extensive academic experience in orthopaedic surgery and her athletic accomplishments when treating her patients. She completed her undergraduate experience at Duke University, her medical school at the University of Maryland, her residency at Yale, and her fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard University as well as an additional fellowship at Boston Children's Hospital in pediatric sports medicine. During her fellowship she assisted in the orthopaedic care of the Boston Red Sox and the New England Revolution.

She played lacrosse at Duke University where she was a Division I Academic All-American and reached the Final Four during her last year.

She currently treats patients with sports-related injuries and has a specific interest in female athletic conditions. She is specifically interested in anterior cruciate ligament rupture prevention in female athletes.

Education & Training

MD University of Maryland School of Medicine (2003)
BA Duke University (1998)
Fellow Boston Children's Hospital
Fellow Massachusetts General Hospital
Resident Yale-New Haven Hospital
Board Certification AB of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery (2012)

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Contact Info

Karen Michelle Sutton, MD
Patient Care Locations
1445 Boston Post Road
Guilford, CT 06437
Yale Pediatric Specialty Center/Sports Medicine1 Long Wharf Drive, Ste 2nd floor
New Haven, CT 06511
Yale Orthopaedics/Sports MedicineYale Physicians Building
800 Howard Avenue, Ste 1st floor

New Haven, CT 06519
Orthopaedics - Milford
48 Wellington Road

Milford, CT 06461

Curriculum Vitae