OrthoConnecticut
 

Michael G. Brand, M.D., Curriculum Vitae

Specialty Areas

Sports medicine, including arthroscopic knee and shoulder surgery, and
sports injuries; reconstructive knee surgery, including total knee replacement
and partial knee replacement

Board Certification American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (1993, re-certified 2003, 2013)
Licensure

Connecticut (1991)
New York (1982)

 POSTGRADUATE TRAINING:
Fellowship
8/1990 - 8/1991

Clinical Instructor in Orthopaedic Surgery
San Diego Knee and Sports Medicine Program
University of California, San Diego Kaiser Permanente Medical Center
San Diego, CA

Chief Resident
7/1989 -12/1989

Chief West Trauma Service/Assistant Orthopaedic Surgery 
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA

Resident
1986 -1989

Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program
Boston, MA

Internship and
Resident
1984 - 1986

General Surgery
St. Lukes - Roosevelt Hospital Center
New York, NY

 EDUCATION:
Medical
1984

Doctor of Medicine (Alpha Omega Alpha)
University of Rochester School of Medicine
Rochester, NY

Undergraduate
1980

BS in Mathematics (summa cum laude; Phi Beta Kappa)
Union College
Schenectady, NY

 HOSPITAL & SURGICAL CENTER AFFILIATIONS:
1991 - Present

Danbury Hospital
Danbury, CT
Associate Attending

Present

Western Connecticut Orthopedic Surgical Center (WCOSC)
Danbury, CT

 PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:
 

Fairfield County Medical Association
Connecticut State Medical Society
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
Connecticut Orthopaedic Society

 PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYMENT:
7/1991 - Present

Private Practice, OrthoConnecticut
(formerly Danbury Orthopedics)
Danbury, CT

Team Physician
Western Connecticut State University, Danbury, CT
Ridgefield High School, Ridgefield, CT
Newtown High School, Newtown, CT

8/1990 - 7/1991

Fellow - San Diego Knee and Sports Medicine Program
Kaiser Permanente Medical Center
San Diego, CA

1/1990 - 5/1990

Staff Orthopedic Surgeon
Massachusetts General Hospital
Assistant In Orthopedic Surgery

 

AWARDS:

 
  • America's Most Honored Professionals Top 1% (2018)
  • America's Most Honored Professionals - Top 10% (2016-2017)
  • Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctor (2016-2018)
  • Castle Connolly New York Metro Area's Top Doctors (2015-2018)
  • Castle Connolly Top Doctor (2014, 2019)
  • Moffly Media Top Doctor (2017-2019)
  • Connecticut Magazine's "Top Docs" List (2014-2017)
  • Top Physicians In Connecticut 2017
  • Fairfield Magazine Top Doctors (2016)
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
 

NEWS ARTICLES:

 

 Dr. Brand along with a certified team of trainers introduces a preseason program to lessen the likelihood of injury to knees

 ACL injuries alarmingly high among teenage girls