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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: 6621
Fax: 203-730-9491

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Office Locations:
Danbury, New Milford, Southbury

Specialty Areas:
Spine surgery (neck and back) for degenerative, deformity, fracture, tumor, and infection surgery including navigation and robotic assisted-surgery.

Board Certification:
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (Board Eligible)

Medical Licenses:

Abiola Atanda, M.D. is a fellowship-trained orthopedic spine surgeon specializing in robotic-assisted surgery, degenerative and deformity surgery. Dr. Atanda completed a combined Orthopaedic and Neurosurgery Spine Surgery fellowship at the world-renowned Norton Leatherman Spine Center in Louisville, KY, completed his Orthopedic Surgery training at the prestigious NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital (Hospital for Joint Diseases), and earned his medical degree from Meharry Medical College, School of Medicine in Nashville, TN.

Dr. Atanda volunteered as a visiting academic physician at FOCOS Orthapaedic Hospital in Ghana in April 2021. 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


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


  • 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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