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Published on March 31, 2015

Naugatuck Valley Surgical Center Turns Spotlight on Carpel Tunnel Syndrome 

Spotlight on Health

WATERBURY, Conn. (March 31, 2015) ─ Naugatuck Valley Surgical Center (NVSC) is sponsoring a free program. “Common Problems—from Fingertips to Elbows,” will be presented by Dr. Richard L. Manzo on Tuesday, April 14th as part of the “Spotlight on Health” series. Dr. Manzo will discuss common, painful conditions of the upper extremities and the latest, minimally-invasive treatments for carpel tunnel syndrome, trigger fingers and arthritis of the hand, wrist and elbow..

A graduate of Princeton University and the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Dr. Manzo practices orthopedic surgery with a specific focus on the shoulder, elbow and hand. He completed his residency at Hartford Hospital and UConn Health Center and a fellowship in upper-extremity surgery at Tufts Medical Center and New England Baptist Hospital in Boston. Dr. Manzo is board certified in orthopedic surgery. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery and a member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand.

This program is free and open to the public. Registration begins at 5:30 p.m. followed by the program from 6 to 7 p.m. at NVSC, 160 Robbins St. in Waterbury. Reservations are required. Please call 203-755-6663 or email joan.thompson@stmh.org by Monday, April 13.

Established in 1986, Naugatuck Valley Surgical Center was one of the first free-standing surgical centers in the country. Now an outpatient department of Saint Mary’s Hospital, this fully-licensed and accredited ambulatory surgical center includes seven operating rooms, three treatment rooms, a 21-bed Post Anesthesia Care Unit and dedicated pediatric recovery room. More than 135 physicians perform procedures at the center in a full range of surgical specialties. For more information, please call (203) 755-6663.

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