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Dr. Regina Hillsman

Orthopedic Surgery
Naugatuck, CT
45 years experience female

Locations

R Hillsman, MD., PC Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon

Naugatuck, CT

Address

1183 New Haven Rd , Naugatuck, CT
Directions

Practice website

Fax

2037296713

About

Bio

My name is Dr R Hillsman. I am a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon. I specialize in Neck, Shoulder, Back,Knee, Wrist, Ankle & Elbow injuries. I also specialiize in Sports & Work related injuries, Arthritis, Pinched nerves, Bone spurs and Fractures. Proper care starts with a proper diagnosis.

Specialties
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Orthopedic Surgery

Languages spoken

English, German

Doctor Q&A

15 Answers
2 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Regina Hillsman
45 years experience
UTI: I would seek a urologist at one. This may be more serious and related to the kidneys.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Regina Hillsman
45 years experience
Reproductive System: A gynegology exam should be done to rule out issues. Also follow up with your primary care physician.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Regina Hillsman
45 years experience
Emergency help: I recommend going to the emergency room at once without delay or call 911. This may be signs of a life threatening problem..
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Regina Hillsman
45 years experience
Bone Spur: Recovery is based on the amount of work needed to repair your bone spur. Full recovery following surgery can take anywhere from one to six months. Mo... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Regina Hillsman
45 years experience
Family history: It could very well be related to arthritis if you have had a family history but if not i would have it looked at by an prthopedic.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Regina Hillsman
45 years experience
Coffee: Coffee may not contain alot of calories but the extras added to coffe have more influence and sabotage for moderate weight management.
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Regina Hillsman
45 years experience
Knee: Walking and strengthening of the muscles in the leg are key, resistance bands work well also. Riding a staionary bike is also a great way of excersis... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Regina Hillsman
45 years experience
Pill: Immediately in some people. But it takes about 30 days for the pill to wear off. I would see a gyn doctor.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Regina Hillsman
45 years experience
Left shoulder pain: Unfortunately it is no guarantee with a procedure such as that and if you continue to experience difficulties you should consider pain management or c... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Regina Hillsman
45 years experience
Vaginal Odor: Underlying health issues may cause odor and leakage. Over growth of microscopic fungi may make the discharge dense and thick in texture. Make an app... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Regina Hillsman
45 years experience
Mobilty.: Reduce calories and increase mobility. As always consult your dr before starting an exercise program.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Regina Hillsman
45 years experience
Soreness: You ever notice after a fall or doing work you notice the pain is worse the next day? This is related to the medications wearing off. I would see my d... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Regina Hillsman
45 years experience
Consult your ob firs: Discuss this with your ob, this may be related to bursitis or an impingement. I would consult first with the OB first.
A female asked:
Dr. Regina Hillsman
45 years experience
Contact your communi: Contact your community orthopedic. You may need xrays or MRI to determine what is causing the recent flare ups.
A male asked:
Dr. Regina Hillsman
45 years experience
Abdominal pain: I would recommend to see a general practitioner, additional studies may be indicated.

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. hillsman is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. hillsman is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! thanks for the advise
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

George Washington University Medical School, DC
Graduated 1977MD

Residency

MONTEFIORE MEDICAL CENTER

Awards

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