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Brian A. Bast, D.O.

Interventional Spine, Musculoskeletal Medicine, Sports Medicine, and Pain Management

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Office Locations:
Darien, Norwalk, Westport

Specialty Areas:
Interventional Spine & Musculoskeletal Medicine, Pain Management, Sports Medicine

Board Certification:
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Diplomate: 2007
Sports Medicine: 2011

Team Coverage:
Weston High School Football: 2010 - Present

Medical Licenses:
Connecticut, New York

Dr. Brian A. Bast is a board certified physiatrist with sub-specialty training in sports medicine and interventional spine care. He received his board certification in Sports Medicine by passing the sub-specialty exam in 2011. He is also board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

Brian Bast graduated from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and brings with him a “hands-on” approach to medicine fostered in osteopathic training. He completed his residency at The Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York and went on to fellowship training at the Beth Israel Medical Center. At Beth Israel, Dr. Bast had the good fortune to work with nationally ranked athletes and learned from prominent leaders in spine care. He has provided medical coverage for various sporting events and is particularly interested in repetitive sports injuries such as patello-femoral syndrome and swimmer’s shoulder.

Fellowship & Graduate Training:

  • Fellowship: Sports and Spine Rehabilitation Fellowship, Beth Israel Medical Center; New York, NY
  • Resident: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, The Mount Sinai Medical Center; New York, NY
  • Internship: Transitional Research Internship, Saint Barnabas Medical Center; Livingston, NJ and Union Hospital; Union, NJ


  • Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine; Philadelphia, PA.
  • Bachelor of Arts with Honors, Franklin and Marshall College; Lancaster, PA. Honors - Phi Beta Kappa, Thesis Award, Hackman Research Scholar


  • Castle Connolly Top Doctor Since: 2018
  • Castle Connolly New York Metro Area's Top Doctors (2020-2024)
  • Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctor (2019-2021)
  • Moffly Media Top Doctor - Fairfield County (2019-2022)
  • Connecticut Magazine Top Doctors (2021-2024)
  • New York Magazine Top Doctors (2020-2023)
  • America's Most Honored Doctors - Top 1% (2021-2023)
  • America's Most Honored Doctors (2020)
  • America's Most Honored Professionals - Top 10% (2018)
  • America's Most Honored Professionals - Top 5% (2017)
  • Vitals Patients’ Choice Award (2012, 2015, 2020)
  • Vitals On-Time Doctor Award (2015, 2020)
  • Vitals Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014-2015)
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll

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Conditions treated:
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