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Abiola A. Atanda, M.D.

Spine Specialist | Surgeon

Dr. Abiola A. Atanda at OrthoConnecticut

Dr. Abiola A. Atanda

Tel: 203-797-1500
Ext: 6688
Fax: 203-xxx-xxxx


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Office Locations:
Danbury, New Milford, Southbury

Specialty Areas:
Spine surgery including robotic assisted surgery, degenerative and deformity surgery

Board Certification:
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (Part 1 Examination, Board Eligible)

Medical Licenses:
Connecticut
Tennessee
Florida
Kentucky

Abiola Atanda, M.D. is a fellowship-trained orthopedic spine surgeon who joined OrthoConnecticut following volunteering as avisiting academic physician at FOCOS Orthapaedic Hospital in Ghana in April 2021. Dr. Atanda received his medical degree from Meharry Medical College, his spine residency at the NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, and his fellowship in orthaedic spine surgery at Norton Leatherman Spine Center. He has published numerous peer-reviewed scientific articles on orthopedics and the spine. His interests include alto saxophone, traveling, vidoegraphy/photography, and documentary works.

Fellowship & Graduate Training:

  • Fellow: Norton Leatherman Spine Center, Louisville, KY
  • Resident: NYU-Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, NY

Education:

  • Doctor of Medicine, Meharry Medical College, School of Medicine, Nashville, TN
  • Bachelor of Arts in Biology, Fisk University, Nashville, TN

Awards

  • America's Most Honored Doctors - Top 5% (2020, 2021)
  • Vitals Compassionate Doctor Award (2020)
  • Vitals On-Time Physician Award (2015, 2020)
  • Vitals Patients' Choice Award (2019, 2020)

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Conditions and Injuries treated:
(partial listing)

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Adult Spondylolisthesis in the Low Back
  • Anterior Lumbar Fusion
  • Back Pain in Children
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cervical Radiculopathy (Pinched Nerve)
  • Cervical Spondylosis (Arthritis of the Neck)
  • Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy (Spinal Cord Compression).
  • Chordoma
  • Congenital Muscular Torticollis (Twisted Neck)
  • Congenital Scoliosis
  • Herniated Discs
  • Idiopathic Scoliosis in Children and Adolescents
  • Kyphosis (Roundback) of the Spine
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Neck Pain
  • Neuromuscular Scoliosis
  • Sciatica
  • Scoliosis: Frequently Asked Questions
  • Spinal Deformity in Children with Myelomeningocele
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondylolysis and Spondylolisthesis