Robert A. Stanton, MD was installed as the 39th president of the
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) during the
Society’s Annual Meeting in Providence, R.I, according to a press release.
Stanton is the chairman and managing partner of Orthopaedic Specialty
Group, P.C. in Fairfield, Conn.
|Robert A. Stanton|
He has served on multiple AOSSM committees, including the board of
directors for the Medical Publishing Board of Trustees and Council of
Delegates. Stanton also holds membership in the Connecticut State Medical
Society (CSMS), Yale Orthopaedic Association (YOA), Fairfield County Medical
Association (FCMA), the International Society for Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery
& Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS) and the Arthroscopy Association of
North America (AANA).
Stanton graduated from Williams College in 1968. He completed his
studies at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in 1972.
While in medical school, Stanton spent 1 year as the Edward John Noble fellow
in the School of International Affairs at Columbia, allowing him to pursue
international diplomacy. He was a surgical intern and resident at Columbia
Presbyterian Medical Center from 1972 to 1974. He completed his orthopaedic
residency at Yale University in 1977.
Stanton is currently the clinical instructor of orthopedic 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. He serves as team physician for Fairfield
University’s athletic teams, the Bridgeport Sound Tigers hockey team and
the Bridgeport Bluefish baseball team. Early in his career, Stanton served as a
physician to the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, N.Y. He has been a team
physician for the U.S. National Ski Team since that time. He is also a member
of the medical pool for USA Gymnastics.