Middletown, NY – Orange Regional Medical Group is pleased to announce that Michelle Fontaine, M.D. has joined the medical group practice as a Board-certified Orthopedic surgeon, specializing in surgery of the hand and upper extremities.
Dr. Fontaine earned her medical degree from Uniformed Services University in Bethesda, MD, completing both her Orthopedic internship and residency at Tripler Army Medical Center in Hawaii. Her hand surgery fellowships are from Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C. and Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore, MD. She is the recipient of two Army Achievement medals and two Army Commendation medals recognizing her military service, which includes serving as an Orthopedic surgeon for the 47th Combat Support Hospital stationed in Al Asad, Iraq.
Prior to joining Orange Regional Medical Group, Dr. Fontaine was chief of hand surgery at Dwight D. Eisenhower Medical Center in Fort Gordon, GA, and an assistant professor in surgery for the Uniformed Services University. She also held an Orthopedic surgery position at Darnall Army Medical Center in Fort Hood, TX.
Dr. Fontaine, who is Board-certified in Orthopedics by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery with a subspecialty certification in surgery of the hand, is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and a member of American Society for Surgery of the Hand. She is the author and co-author of seven abstract publications focusing on various aspects of Orthopedic surgery.
Orange Regional Medical Group is located at 75 Crystal Run Road, Suite 135, in Middletown, NY. Dr. Fontaine is now accepting patients and can be reached at the Medical Group office at 845-333-7575.
Catskill Regional Medical Group (CRMG) and Orange Regional Medical Group (ORMG) are part of the Greater Hudson Valley Health System, comprised of the well-established and highly regarded Orange Regional Medical Center and Catskill Regional Medical Center. CRMG and ORMG are new and growing multi-specialty, hospital-supported group medical practices with Board-certified doctors, Board-certified nurse practitioners and Board-certified advanced practice professionals providing outpatient and inpatient care servicing Orange, Sullivan, Ulster Counties and beyond. For more information, visit www.orangeregionalmedicalgroup.org and www.catskillregionalmedicalgroup.org