Curriculum Vitae of James T. Mazzara, M.D.

Current Practice

James T. Mazzara,
            M.D.
1991 to Present Connecticut Center for Orthopedic Surgery, LLC
29 Haynes Street
Manchester, Connecticut 06040

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Education
1991  Adult Spinal Surgery
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas
1987 - 1991 Orthopedic Surgery Residency
St. Luke’s\Roosevelt Hospital Center
New York, New York
1986 - 1987 Orthopedic Surgery Research Fellowship in orthopedic bone and soft tissue tumors, osteoporosis and the pathophysiology of compartment syndromes
The Hospital for Joint Diseases – Orthopedic Institute
New York, New York
1985 - 1986 General Surgery Residency, PGY-2
St. Luke’s\Roosevelt Hospital Center
New York, New York
1984 - 1985 General Surgery Internship, PGY-1
St. Luke’s\Roosevelt Hospital Center
New York, New York
1980 - 1984 Doctor of Medicine
New York Medical College
Valhalla, New York
1976 - 1980 Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa
New York University
New York, New York

Current Appointments
Active Staff Hartford Hospital
Active Staff Manchester Memorial Hospital
Active Staff Farmington Surgery Center
University of Connecticut
Clinical Assistant Professor John Dempsey Hospital and Medical Center
Courtesy Staff Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center

Board Certification
2003 Recertified in Adult Reconstructive Surgery
American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
1994 Diplomate
Fellow of the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
1985 Diplomate
National Board of Medical Examiners


Society Memberships

  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Connecticut State Medical Society
  • Hartford County Medical Society

Publications

  • Mazzara, JT: Weight lifting injuries.  SportsMed. CSMS Committee on the Medical Aspects of Sports Medicine. Spring, 1996.


  • Present, DA; Nainzedeh, NK; Ben-Yishay, A; Mazzara, JT: The evaluation of compartment syndromes using somatosensory evoked potentials in monkeys. Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research. 287: 276-285, 1993.


  • Elia, M; Mazzara, JT; Fielding, JW: Onlay technique for occipitocervical fusion. Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research. 280: 170-174, 1992.


  • Mazzara, JT: Fielding, JW: Effect of rotation on the C1-2 canal diameters. Clinical Orthopedic and Related Research. 237: 115-119, 1988.


  • Fielding, JW; Elia, M; Mazzara, JT: Onlay technique for occipitocervical fusion. Abstract, Canadian Orthopedic Association Meeting. Ottawa, Ontario, June 1988.


  • Fielding, JW; Elia, M; Mazzara, JT: Onlay technique for occipitocervical fusion. Abstract, Fifteenth Annual Cervical Spine Research Society.  Washington, DC, December 1987.


  • Mazzara, JT; Fielding, JW: A dynamic anthropometric study of the atlas and axis. Abstract, Fifteenth Annual Cervical Spine Research Society. Washington, DC, December 1987.


  • Abdelwaheb, IF; Present, DA; Zwass, A; Klein, MJ; Mazzara, JT: Tumor-like tuberculosis granulomas of bone. American Journal of Radiology. 149: 1207-1208, 1987.

Scientific Exhibits

  • Mazzara, JT; Present, DA; Nainzedeh, NK; Ben-Yishay, A: The effect of increased intracompartmental tissue pressure on somatosensory evoked potentials. American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, Orthopedic Research Society; Anaheim, California, Annual Meeting.

Presentations

2001

  • The Orthopedic Surgeon and Workers Compensation
    Stanadyne Automotive Parts Manufacturing
    Windsor, Connecticut

1999

  • Orthopedic Surgery in the Primary Care Setting
    Nurse Practitioner Course
    University of Connecticut, School of Nursing

1998

  • Orthopedic Surgery in the Primary Care Setting
    Nurse Practitioner Course
    University of Connecticut, School of Nursing


  • The Clinical and Business Integration of Orthopedic Surgery Practice
    Executive Program in Managed Care
    Center for Health Systems Management
    University of Connecticut, School of Business Administration

1997

  • The Specialist in the Current Health Care Environment
    Health Care Delivery Systems, MBA Course
    Center for Health Systems Management
    University of Connecticut, School of Business Administration
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1995

  • A Coaches Workshop for the Management of Common Sports Injuries
    Manchester Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine
    Manchester, Connecticut


  • The Diagnosis and Management of Common Shoulder Problems
    Manchester Memorial Hospital
    Manchester, Connecticut


  • Degenerative Lumbar Disc Disease
    Manchester Memorial Hospital
    Manchester, Connecticut


  • Effects of Rotation on C1-2 Canal Diameter
    New York Academy of Medicine
    New York, New York


  • A Dynamic Anthropometric Study of the Atlas and Axis
    Fifteenth Annual Cervical Spine Research Society
    Washington, D.C.

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