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Bruce I. Wintman, M.D.

Bruce I. Wintman, M.D.

Bruce I. Wintman, M.D., is a consulting orthopaedic surgeon at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Springfield, and is affiliated with The Hand Center of Western Massachusetts and Baystate Medical Center. Dr. Wintman received his undergraduate degree from the Wesleyan University and earned his medical degree from Harvard Medical School. Dr. Wintman completed a general surgery internship at Brigham and Women's Hospital, an orthopaedic surgery residency at the Harvard Combined Program working at Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Children's Hospital in Boston. Following this training he was an orthopaedic trauma attending and chief resident at Brigham and Women's Hospital and a hand and upper extremity surgery fellow at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Areas of special interest to Dr. Wintman are the hand and upper extremity, including carpal tunnel syndrome, endoscopic carpal tunnel release, workers compensation injuries, arthritis, tendon problems, needle aponeurotomy for Dupuytren's Disease, distal biceps tendon repair, shoulder arthroscopy, congenital hand abnormalities, reconstruction and hand/wrist trauma.

Dr. Wintman is a is a member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Massachusetts Medical Society, Hampden County Medical Society, Massachusetts Orthopedic Association, and New England Hand Society. He is also a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.


  • Medical Degree, Harvard Medical School
  • Internship, Brigham and Women's Hospital, General Surgery
  • Residency, Harvard Combined Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Children's Hospital, Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Residency, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Orthopaedic Trauma
  • Fellowship, Allegheny General Hospital, Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery