Derek Gartland Hansen, M.D. Specialties: Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Oncology, Orthopedic Trauma Surgery
About Derek Gartland Hansen, M.D.
Dr. Hansen is a board certified orthopedic surgeon with specialized training in orthopedic oncology and metabolic bone diseases. He specializes in the treatment of bone and soft tissue tumors, and metabolic bone disease such as osteoporosis as well as more unusual conditions. He also cares for patients with fractures and in need of joint reconstruction.
Dr. Hansen grew up in Madison, CT and was an avid lacrosse and football player. His experience as an athlete gives him great insight into working with other athletes, injury prevention, and he is compassionate to the needs of any athlete who is striving for peak performance. He attended Saint Lawrence University where he continued playing lacrosse, and graduated magna cum laude, and Phi Beta Kappa. He attended the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and went on to do his residency inorthopedics at Stony Brook University. After graduation Dr. Hansen went on to do two fellowships, one in orthopedic oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering, and the second in metabolic bone disease at Hospital for Special Surgery.
- NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center
Avascular Necrosis of Hip
Benign Bone Tumor
Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors
Delayed Wound Healing
Fibrous Dysplasia of Bone
Malignant Bone Tumor
Metabolic Bone Disease
Non-Union of Fracture
Paget's Disease of Bone
- Degrees: St. Lawrence University
- Degrees: University of Connecticut School of Medicine
- Orthopaedic Surgery
- Phi Beta Kappa, 2008
- Omicron Delta Kappa, National Leadership Honor Society, 2008
- Sigma Xi, Scientific Research Honor Society, 2011
- Outstanding Resident of the Year, 2014
- Resident Research Award, 2017