Dr. Robert A. Stanton, M.D.

Dr. Stanton served as the 39th president of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) from July 2010 to July 2011. He continues as a member of the Board of Directors of AOSSM and Chairman of its Medical Publishing Board of Trustees. Dr. Stanton is a
member of Orthopaedic Specialty Group, P.C. in Fairfield, Connecticut, a 24 physician private practice committed to leadership, innovation and comprehensive musculoskeletal care.

He has served on multiple AOSSM committees. Dr. Stanton also holds membership in the Connecticut State Medical Society (CSMS), Yale Orthopaedic Association (YOA), Fairfield County Medical Association (FCMA) and the International Society for Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery & Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS).

Dr. Stanton graduated from Williams College in 1968. He completed his medical training at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in 1972. While in medical school, Dr. Stanton spent one year as the Edward John Noble fellow in the School of International Affairs at Columbia, allowing him to pursue his longtime passion in international diplomacy.

He was a surgical intern and resident at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center from 1972 to 1974. Dr. Stanton completed his orthopaedic residency at Yale University in 1977. He is currently a Clinical Instructor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Yale University School of Medicine. In addition, he serves as Senior Attending Physician at Bridgeport Hospital and as staff at St. Vincent’s Medical Center and Fairfield Surgery Center. 

Dr. Stanton serves as Team Physician for Fairfield University’s athletic teams and the Bridgeport Sound Tigers hockey team. Early in his career, Dr. Stanton served as a physician to the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, New York. He has been a team physician for the US National Ski Team since that time. He is also a member of the medical pool for USA Gymnastics. An avid skier and polo player, Dr. Stanton has a long running relationship with sports medicine. A native of Great Neck, Long Island, Dr. Stanton and his wife Mandy reside in Southport, CT.

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