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John Lunt, M.D.

Hand & Upper Extremity Specialist | Surgeon

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Dr. John Lunt

Tel: 203-797-1500
Ext: 6300
Fax: 203-730-9502

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Specialty Areas:
Upper extremity surgery, including hand, wrist, and elbow.  Endoscopic carpal tunnel surgery, joint reconstructions, trauma

Board Certification:
American Board of Orthopedic Surgery; Certificate of Added Qualification in Surgery of the Hand

Medical Licenses:

Dr. John G. Lunt is a fellowship-trained hand and upper extremity orthopedic surgeon. Dr. Lunt has been in practice in the greater Danbury area for more than 18 years, where he was Medical Co-Director and partner at the Hand Center of Western Connecticut.  Dr. Lunt received his medical degree at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, followed by two years of surgical training at St. Luke’s/Roosevelt Hospital and four years of orthopedic training/chief residency at Long Island Jewish Medical Center. He then returned to Columbia Presbyterian Hospital to complete a fellowship in Hand Surgery. Dr. Lunt also served as a Major in the U.S. Army Reserve Medical Corps.

Dr. Lunt’s areas of expertise include pediatric and adult sports injuries, minimally invasive endoscopic carpal tunnel surgery, and management of ailments such as tendonitis and arthritis.  He is the founder of the Danbury Hand Club, an organization for discussing new research and innovations in hand surgery. Dr. Lunt is a member of the prestigious American Society for Surgery of the Hand and the New York and New England Hand Societies. Dr. Lunt has now merged offices with Danbury Orthopedics, where he continues to offer an integrated approach to treatment for hand, wrist, and upper extremity ailments.  Years of experience and training, coupled with focused resources and a dedicated staff will result in superior outcomes.

Fellowship & Graduate Training:

  • Fellow: Hand Surgery, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center; New York, NY
  • Resident: Orthopaedic Surgery, Long Island Jewish Medical Center; New Hyde Park, NY
  • Intern: General surgery, St. Luke’s/Roosevelt Hospital; New York, NY


  • Doctor of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons; New York, NY — honors in orthopedic surgery
  • Postbaccalaureate, University of Wyoming; Laramie, WY
  • Bachelor of Arts in Molecular Biology, University of Colorado; Boulder, CO

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Dr. John Lunt Named to Connecticut Magazine's
Prestigious 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 "Top Docs" List
and Castle Connolly 2014, 2015 and 2016 Top Doctors List

Conditions treated:
(partial listing)

  • Minimally Invasive Hand Surgery
  • Small-Joint Arthroscopy
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Enzyme (Xiaflex) Injections for Dupuytren’s Contracture
  • Nerve Problems
  • Wrist Fractures

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