Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Eric Britton, M.D.

Eric Noyes Britton, M.D.


Business Address:Hand Surgery Associates, P.C.

601 E Hampden Ave, Suite 500

Englewood, Colorado  80113

(303) 744-7078

Home Address:Parker, CO 80134

Birth Date:August 13, 1961

Birthplace:Concord, Massachusetts


Medical:Doctor of Medicine

Northwestern University Medical School

Chicago, Illinois

June 1987

Undergraduate:Bachelor of Arts, Magna Cum Laude Biochemistry

Dartmouth College

Hanover, New Hampshire

June 1983


Hand Surgery Fellowship: Christine Kleinert Institute for

Hand and Microsurgery

Louisville, Kentucky

August 1992 – July 1993

Chief Orthopaedic Children’s Memorial Hospital

Surgery Resident: Chicago, Illinois

July 1991 – December 1991

VA Lakeside Medical Center

Chicago, Illinois

January 1992 – June 1992

Orthopaedic Resident: Northwestern University

Chicago, Illinois

June 1988 – June 1992

General Surgery Northwestern University

Internship: Chicago, Illinois

June 1987 – 1988


Zavitsauas G., Watkins F., Britton EN, Somia N., Gupta A., Kleinert H:  Distal Interphalangeal Joint Arthrodesis Using Intra Medullary & Interosseous Fixation. Hand Surgery, Vol 4, No. 1, 51-55, July 1999

Britton EN, Kleinert JM:  Acute Flexor Tendon Injury Repair and Rehabilitation; Surgery of the Hand and Upper Extremity. Vol. I. Ed, Peimer, McGraw-Hill, 1996

Mordick TG, Britton EN, Brantigan C.  Pedicled Latissimus Dorsi Transfer for Immediate Soft-Tissue Coverage and Elbow Flexion.  Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 99:1742-1744, 1997

Britton EN, McCabe SJ:  Replantation of the Hand and Wrist.  Current Opinion on Orthopaedics, Volume 4, No. 4, August 1993


Variation in Strategies to Achieve Successful Cord Release Following Collagenase Clostridium Histolytcum Injection for Dupuytren’s Contracture

Denkler K, Britton EN, Frazier J, Kutz J, Hotchkiss RN, Skodny P.

ASSH E-Poster #21, American Society for Surgery of the Hand 66th Meeting, Las Vegas, NV  2011


“Evaluation & Upper Extremity Reconstruction for Functional Restoration in the Tetraplegic Patient.” Britton EN, Hamlin C, Hentz VR. Instructional Course Lecture, American Spinal Injury Association, 26th Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, April 2000

“Epidemiology of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome:  The Anatomy of a Small Area Variation.” Britton EN, McCabe SJ. Read at:

Rocky Mountain Chapter, Western Orthopaedic Association, Summer Meeting. Aspen, Colorado July 1994

American Society for Surgery of the Hand, 48th Annual Meeting

11th Annual Residents and Fellow Conference

Kansas City, Missouri    October 1993

“A Prospective Evaluation of Zone II Flexor Tendon Injuries after Early Postoperative Mobilization.”  Britton EN, Chesher SP Kleinert JM. Read at:

American Society for Surgery of the Hand, 48th Annual Meeting

Kansas City, Missouri    October 1993

IX Annual Indianapolis-Louisville-Cincinnati Conference

Cincinnati, OhioMay 1993

“Flexor Tendon Repair – Development of Current Concepts.” Association of Hand Care Professionals, Annual Meeting

Denver, ColoradoSeptember 1997

“Upper Extremity Surgery in Cerebral Palsy”, XIX Annual Adaptation Symposium, The Children’s Hospital

Denver, ColoradoSeptember 20, 1997

“Vascular Disorders of the Hand; Peripheral Nerve Repair”, American Society for Surgery of the Hand Regional Review Course

Denver, ColoradoNovember 6-7, 1993

“Flexor Tendon Injuries; The Painful Upper Extremity.” ASSH Regional Review Course

Denver, Colorado1996

“Boutonniere Deformity”, “Flexor Tendon Repair:  Development of Current Concepts” Clinical Fellows presentations, Christine M. Kleinert Institute for Hand and Microsurgery

Louisville, Kentucky2002


Consultant Reviewer- The Journal of Hand Surgery: 2013 – Present


Principal Investigator in “Collagenase Option for Reduction of Dupuytren’s (cord) I trial. Results published in New England Journal of Medicine, 2009; 361:968-979

Northwestern University (Illinois)

“Biomechanical Testing of a New Two Strand ‘Savage Type’ Flexor Tendon Repair Technique” Submitted for presentation – AAOS 1993

Ventura County Medical Center (California)

Medical Student Scholar Program – Summer 1984

Brookhaven National Laboratory (New York)

Research in molecular genetics and barteriophage cloning mechanisms under the direction of

F. William Studies, Ph.D.: 1981 – 1982


Joseph H. Boyes Award, Outstanding Research Paper

ASSH 1993 Meeting

Kansas City, Missouri

Hampar Kelikian Research Fund 1992

Northwestern University

Magna Cum Laude

Graduate, Dartmouth College in Biochemistry


Medical Licenses:Colorado – 1993; #32471

Boards:National Board of Medical Examiners

Specialty Boards:American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery – 1997

Recertification ABOS – 2006

ABOS Certificate of Added Qualification in

Surgery of the Hand – 2006


American Society for Surgery of the Hand

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Western Orthopaedic Association

Rocky Mountain Hand Surgery Society  (President 2009 – 2012)

Colorado Medical Society

Arapahoe Douglas Elbert County Medical Society


Golf, Music, Cycling

References available upon request