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The overall average patient rating of Dr. Henry Backe is Average. Dr. Backe has been reviewed by 4 patients who have provided 0 comments. The rating is 3 out of 5 stars.

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Courteous Staff 1.0
Accurate Diagnosis 1.0
Bedside Manner 1.0
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Specialties & Research

Dr. Henry Backe, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery of the Hand.

  • He has special expertise in 11 areas:
  • Arthroscopic Surgery (Arthroscopy)
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Hip Surgery (Hip Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Surgery (Knee Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Osteoporosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Wrist Injury

Education & Awards

Dr. Backe graduated from Temple University Physicians, Philadelphia. He has 2 awards.

Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area™ (2012 - 2015)
Castle Connolly Top Doctors: Connecticut™ (2009)


Dr. Backe has 13 hospital affiliations:

  • Hospital For Special Surgery 
  • Bridgeport Hospital 


  • Italian
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Henry A Backe MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 25 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery of the Hand, and Surgery of the Hand.
Where does Dr. Henry A. Backe practice?
Dr. Henry Backe has 5 office locations.
Dr. Henry Backe practices Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery of the Hand, and Surgery of the Hand near Fairfield, CT.
Additional practice locations include: Shelton, CT and Stratford, CT.
See Fairfield Orthopedic Surgeons and Fairfield Surgeons.