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Carol L. Blattspieler, APRN

Orthopedic Nurse Practitioner
Assistant Clinical Professor


Orthopedic Surgery



6 San Remo Drive
So Burlington,  Vermont  05403


  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Vermont
Monday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Biographical Information

Carol Blattspieler is an orthopedic nurse practitioner and radiologic technologist at The University of Vermont Medical Center and an assistant clinical professor in the Graduate Nurse Practitioner Program at the UVM College of Nursing and Health Sciences.

Carol’s specialties include working with athletes in sports medicine, aging, trauma, fractures, nutrition and general orthopedics in lower and upper extremities (except for patients with shoulder problems). She treats conditions such as osteoarthritis in the knee and other overuse injuries that don’t require surgery.

Her research interests involve ski-related knee injuries.

Carol is a five time Ironman athlete and has been ranked at the World level. She has run in over 30 marathons, qualified for the Boston marathon several times and has been a past National Ironman Champion in her age group. She lives and breathes what she teaches her patients and students. 
She loves helping others, developing relationships with her patients and motivating those who desire to improve their quality of life.

Learn more about orthopedic care at the UVM Medical Center. 


Clinical Interests

  • Aging Athlete
  • Education/Prevention/Conditioning the Athlete/Nutrition
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hip and Knee Care
  • Lower and Upper Extremity General Orthopedics (Excludes Shoulder)
  • Sports Medicine
  • Trauma/Fractures

Special Procedures


Research Interests

Ski-related Injuries, Especially the Knee


Other Education
Suny Upstate Medical University - Nurse Practitioner
Other Education
University of Vermont - Nursing
Other Education
University Of Iowa Hospitals And Clinics - Radiologic Technology

Board Certifications

Member Board
American Nurses Credentialing Center
Adult Nurse Practitioner


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