OrthoConnecticut
 

Nicholas V. Polifroni, M.D., Curriculum Vitae

Specialty Areas

Orthopaedic Surgery, Total Joint Replacement and Sports Medicine 

Board Certification

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (1984)
National Board of Medical Examiners: Diplomate (1978)

Licensure

Connecticut (1982)
Pennsylvania (1980)
New York (1977)

 POSTGRADUATE TRAINING:
Chief Resident
1981 - 1982

Orthopaedic Surgical Residency
Lenox Hill Hospital
New York, NY

Resident
1980

Orthopaedic Surgical Residency
James Nicholas Institute for Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma
Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children
Philadelphia, PA

Resident
1978 - 1982

Orthopaedic Surgical Residency
Lenox Hill Hospital
New York, NY

Internship
1977 - 1978
Surgical Internship
Temple University Hospital
Philadelphia, PA
 EDUCATION:
Medical
1977

Doctor of Medicine
New York Medical College
New York, NY

Undergraduate
1972

BA in Biology
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

 HOSPITAL AFFILIATION:
  1982 - Present

Norwalk Hospital
Norwalk, CT
Senior Attending Orthopedic Surgeon
Chief, Section of Orthopaedic Surgery

 PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:
  American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons:  Fellow (1984)

American Medical Association
Connecticut State Medical Society
Fairfield County Medical Association
Norwalk Medical Society (past President)

 PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYMENT:
Present

Private Practice, Senior Partner, OrthoConnecticut
(formerly Coastal Orthopedics)
Norwalk, CT

Team Physician
Staples High School
Westport, CT

 Present

Norwalk Hospital
Norwalk CT
Senior Attending
Chief, Section of Orthopaedic Surgery  

 honors and awards:
 
  • Castle Connolly's Regional Top Doctor (2015-2019)

  • Castle Connolly Top Doctors: NY Metro Area (2012-2019)

  • American's Most Honored Professionals - Top 1% (2016-2018)

  • Top Doctor Award – CT Magazine (2009-2019)

  • Top Doctor Award – U.S. News & World Report (2012)

  • Moffly Media Top Doctor - Fairfield County (2017-2019)

  • Vitals Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2014-2019)

  • Vitals Patients' Choice Award (2010-2019)

  • Vitals Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010, 2012-2015, 2018)

  • Vitals On-Time Doctor Award (2014-2019)

  • Healthgrades 5-Star Rating

  • Tracey Award – Norwalk Hospital for Leadership, Community Service and Clinical Skills (2012)

  • Frank J. Scallon Surgical Innovation Award, Norwalk Hospital

  • Norwalk Hospital Department of Surgery Distinguished Service Award