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Robert D. Monsey, MD

Division Chief, Orthopaedic Rehabilitation
Orthopedic Surgeon
Associate Professor


Orthopedic Surgery



192 Tilley Drive
Spine Institute of New England
South 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
Accepting new patients
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1311 Barre Montpelier Road
Suite 400
Berlin,  Vermont  05602


  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Vermont

Biographical Information

Dr. Robert Monsey joined the Spine Program at the Orthopedics and Rehabilitation Center as an orthopedic surgeon in 1992. He serves as medical director at the Spine Institute of New England and as an associate professor in the Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation at the Larner College of Medicine at UVM in Burlington, VT. 

His specialty is in patients with idiopathic and degenerative scoliosis, spinal stenosis, cervical myelopathy, degenerative disease and spinal tumors. Treatment options include spinal decompression, fusion and instrumentation.

Dr. Monsey believes that every patient’s condition is unique and it is his role to act as a guide to help patients select the best treatment options for their lifestyles.

He is actively involved in laboratory and clinical research, with a focus on the mechanobiology of degenerative disease.

Dr. Monsey received the Excellence in Teaching Award in the Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation at the University of Vermont in 1995, 1998 and 2003.

Learn more about the Orthopedic Specialty Center at The University of Vermont Medical Center.


Clinical Interests

  • Adult and Adolescent Deformity
  • Degenerative Disease
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Orthopedic Spine
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Tumors

Research Interests

Cervical Stenosis
Mechanobiology of Degenerative Disease


Minnesota Spine Center - Spine Surgery
University of Vermont Medical Center Gme - Orthopedic Surgery
Medical School
University Of Washington School Of Medicine - Medical Doctor
Other Education
Princeton University - Chemistry

Board Certifications

Member Board
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Orthopedic Surgery


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