Dr. Eric Britton M.D.


Northwestern University Medical School


CM Kleinert Institute for Hand and Microsurgery Board

Board Certified:

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery


Hand and Elbow

Dr. Britton has been with Hand Surgery Associates since 1993. He was a principal investigator in the national research trial studying effective medications for the treatment of Dupuytren’s Disease resulting in the recent FDA approval of Xiaflex®. Dr. Britton has treated children with traumatic injuries and congenital anomalies through the Hand Clinic at The Children’s Hospital for over 15 years. He is a consultant at Craig Hospital in Denver, providing upper extremity reconstructive options for patients with debilitating spinal cord injuries and traumatic brain injuries. Dr. Britton is also the upper extremity consultant for National Jewish Hospital where he provides treatment for patients on a national referral level who have rare upper extremity infections. He is an active Fellow in the American Society for Surgery of the Hand as well as a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Outside of work, Dr. Britton enjoys golfing, music, playing the piano, western art, and snowshoeing with his Saint Bernard.

Hand Surgery Fellowship:

Christine Kleinert Institute for Hand and Microsurgery 1992-1993


Northwestern University 1987-1992

Medical School:

Northwestern University Medical School 1983-1987


Dartmouth College 1979-1983 B.A. Magna cum Laude, Biochemistry Specialty

Specialty Certification:

Certificate of Added Qualification in Hand Surgery, 1997
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 1995
National Board of Medical Examiners