OrthoConnecticut
 

Brian A. Bast, D.O., Curriculum Vitae

Specialty Areas

Interventional Spine & Musculoskeletal Medicine, Pain Management, Sports Medicine 

Board Certification

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Diplomate: 2007
Sports Medicine sub-specialty exam: 2011

Licensure

Connecticut 

 POSTGRADUATE TRAINING:
Fellowship
2006-2007

Sports and Spine Rehabilitation Fellowship
Department of Orthopaedics
Beth Israel Medical Center
New York, NY

Resident
2003-2006

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
The Mount Sinai Medical Center
New York, NY

Internship
2002-2003

Transitional Research Internship
Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston, NJ
and Union Hospital, Union, NJ

 EDUCATION:
Medical
2002

Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Philadelphia, PA

Undergraduate
1997

B.A. (cum laude)
Franklin and Marshall College
Lancaster, PA

  • Thesis Award, Hackman Research Scholar, Phi Beta Kappa
 hospital AFFILIATION:
Present

Norwalk Hospital
Norwalk, CT

 PROFESSIONAL AFFILITATIONS:
2007 - Present American Osteopathic College of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
2006 - Present International Spinal Injection Society
2005 - Present Physiatric Association of Spine, Sports, and Occupational Medicine
2003 - Present American Association of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
 PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYMENT:
Present

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

 honors and awards:
 
  • Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctor (2019)

  • Moffly Media Top Doctor - Fairfield County (2019)

  • America's Most Honored Professionals - Top 10% (2018)

  • America's Most Honored Professionals - Top 5% (2017)

  • Patients’ Choice Award (2012, 2015)

  • Vitals Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014-2015)

  • Vitals On-Time Doctor Award (2015)

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll

 COURSES AND SYMPOSIUMS:
 
  • 10th Annual Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Course – University of Michigan. San Diego, CA April 5 – April 9, 2014.
  • 9th Annual Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Course – University of Michigan. San Diego, CA March 4 – March 8, 2013.
  • Shoulder Ultrasound and Platelet Rich Plasma Course. Course Organizer: Don Buford, MD, New York, NY. May 8, 2010.
  • The Young Adult with Hip Pain. The NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases. November 9, 2009.
  • Degenerative Disease of the Spine: Diagnosis and Management. NYU Medical Center, New York, NY. January 23, 2009.
  • The Jefferson Musculoskeletal Imaging Spring Conference. Thomas Jefferson Medical Center. Philadelphia, PA. June 23-24, 2007.
  • Radiofrequency Ablation. International Spine Injection Society. Pittsburgh, PA. June 2-3, 2007.
  • Annual Beth Israel Fellows’ Spine Conference (12th Annual). Beth Israel Medical Center. New York, NY. May 31, 2007.
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Board Review Course. NYU Medical Center. March, 2006.
  • Upper Extremity Prosthetics and Orthotics Course. NYU Medical Center. May 18-19, 2006.
  • Lower Extremity Prosthetics and Orthotics Course. NYU Medical Center. May 3-5, 2006.
  • American Association of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Annual Conference. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. October, 2005.
  • Elmhurst Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Workshop. Elmhurst Hospital, Queens, NY. December 3-4, 2005.
  • An Interactive Physiatric Approach to the Management of Lumbar Spine Disorders. New York-Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center. April 2, 2005.
  • Orthopaedics for the Primary Care Provider. The Mount Sinai School of Medicine. October 1-2, 2004.