Dr. Paul Tortland is a doctor of osteopathic medicine and board-certified specialist in the fields of regenerative and sports medicine. He grew up in Stamford, CT where he attended the University of Connecticut to earn his bachelor’s degree. After obtaining a master’s in Marriage and Family Therapy, he worked in private practice as a therapist and taught at the University of Connecticut’s Avery Point Campus. Eventually, in order to better help people improve their lives and health, he decided to go to medical school.
Dr. Tortland attended the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine (UNECOM), and while there, he was awarded a prestigious pre-doctoral fellowship in Osteopathic Principles and Practice and Human Anatomy.
After graduation, he completed an internship at Warren Hospital in Phillipsburg, NJ and finished up his residency at UNECOM. He capped off his formal education with a fellowship in sports medicine at Sports Care/Toledo Hospital in Ohio. Today, in order to stay up to date on the latest medical treatments and technology, he maintains an active membership in the American Osteopathic Academy of Sports Medicine.
Dr. Tortland is an internationally recognized expert for non-surgical sports medicine, diagnostic ultrasound, and regenerative medicine. He was the first physician in New England and one of the first in the country to provide PRP and stem cell treatments for chronic injuries in 2007. He was also the first physician in the world to receive certifications from the American Academy of Regenerative Medicine as well as the American Board of Regenerative Medicine.
In addition to being a highly-sought after physician, Dr. Tortland is also an in-demand speaker and teacher. He gives educational talks at medical conferences and training courses around the country, and he’s currently on staff at both Hartford Hospital as well as St. Francis Hospital.
Over the years, Dr. Tortland has served as the team physician for several professional and collegiate sports organizations, including the US Figure Skating Team, the University of Hartford’s NCAA Division 1 athletics, and the New England Blizzard of the women’s professional American Basketball league.
Away from the office, Dr. Tortland likes to stay busy participating in various sports and hobbies. He is an avid woodworker as well as an accomplished musician, able to play the drums, acoustic guitar, and electric guitar. When not playing in the worship band at his church, he likes to spend most of his off hours with his lovely wife and three children.