About Regina Hillsman
Regina Hillsman - Professional Summary:
A leader in the field of orthopedic medicine for 30 years, Dr. Regina O. Hillsman has extensive credentials and a thriving private practice in Naugatuck, Connecticut. Dr. Regina O. Hillsman attended Bryn Mawr College, where she distinguished herself in biochemistry, and went on to earn her medical degree from The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Science with honors. With additional clinical training at institutions such as Harvard University/Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), Dr. Regina O. Hillsman enjoyed a progression from internships to residencies to a Chief Residency position at the Washington, D.C. Consortium of Hospitals. Certifications earned by Dr. Regina O. Hillsman include Diplomate, American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, and a Subspecialty in Orthopedic Sports Medicine. Professional affiliations and memberships held by Dr. Regina O. Hillsman are numerous and include the American College of Physicians, the
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American College of Surgeons, and the American Medical Association. Research and publications by Dr. Regina O. Hillsman reflect her focus on a range of topics, from back pain and roller skating injuries to advanced areas such bone and blood disorders, in articles such as “Case Study for Melorrheostosis” and “Orthopedic Surgery Implications of Polycythemia Vera.” Journals that have published articles by Dr. Regina O. Hillsman include the Journal of Orthopedics and The Harvard Hospital Journal. The recipient of nearly a dozen honors and awards, Dr. Regina O. Hillsman most recently earned the Physician’s Recognition Award from 2003 to 2006. Previously, she was named the 2003 Physician of the Year. At her website, www.drhillsman.org, visitors can learn more about Dr. Regina O. Hillsman’s caring approach as well as the services she provides. These include thorough diagnosis; state-of-the-art arthroscopic procedures for injury repair; advanced endoscopic methods to quickly and easily diagnose and treat conditions such as carpal tunnel syndrome; and special care for children’s orthopedic needs.