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Michael M. Lynch, M.D., Curriculum Vitae

Specialty Areas Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine, Pediatric Orthopedics, and Knee & Shoulder Surgery and Total Joint Replacement 
Board Certification

American Board of Orthopedic Surgery (1994, recertified 2005, 2015)
National Board of Medical Examiners (4/1986)

Licensure Connecticut
8/1991 - 7/1992

Sports Medicine Fellowship
Union Memorial Hospital
Baltimore, MD

 Chief Resident
& Fellow
7/1990 - 6/ 1991

Chief Resident and Fellow, Pediatric Orthopedics
Boston Children’s Hospital
Boston, MA

Chief Resident
1/1990 - 6/1990

Assistant in Orthopedic Surgery
Chief Resident of East Trauma Service
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA

 Visiting Senior Registrar
7/1988 - 12/1988

Visiting Senior Registrar
Middlemore Hospital
Auckland, New Zealand

7/1984 - 7/1986

General Surgery Resident
New England Deaconess Hospital
Boston, MA

9/1980 - 6/1984

Doctor of Medicine with Honors
Dartmouth Medical School
Hanover, NH


AB in Biology (cum laude, distinction in biology)
Dartmouth Medical School
Hanover, NH

  • Intercollegiate Football and Lacrosse
  • Sphinx Honorary Senior Society
  • Alpha Delta Fraternity 
 Hospital Affiliation:
9/1992 - Present

Norwalk Hospital
Norwalk, CT
Active Staff, Department of Surgery - Orthopedic Surgery 

12/1991 - Present

Norwalk Hospital
Norwalk, CT
Co-Director of the Norwalk Hospital Joint Center

12/2014 - Present

Norwalk Hospital
Norwalk, CT
Medical Director of the Hip Fracture Program

11/2010 - Present

St. Vincent’s Health Services
Bridgeport, CT
Courtesy Staff, Department of Surgery – Orthopedic Surgery


American Academy of Orthopedics
Arthroscopy Association of North America
Eastern Orthopedics Association
Connecticut State Medical Society
Fairfield County Medical Society 

9/1992 - Present

Private Practice, OrthoConnecticut
(formerly Coastal Orthopedics)
Norwalk, CT

  • Managing Partner/Executive Committee OrthoCT/Coastal Orthopaedics (2007 - Present)
  • OrthoConnecticut, PC – Co-President (2015 - Present)


Norwalk Ambulatory Surgery Center
Norwalk, CT

 honors and awards:
  • Castle Connolly’s Regional Top Doctors (2011-2017, 2021)
  • Castle Connolly’s Top Doctors: New York Metro Area (2013-2021)
  • Moffly Media Top Doctor - Fairfield County (2013-2021)
  • Connecticut Magazine Top Doctors (2009-2017, 2021)
  • New York Magazine: Top Doctors (2021)
  • America's Most Honored Doctors - Top 1% (2020)
  • America's Most Honored Professionals - Top 1% (2016-2019)
  • Vitals On-Time Doctor Award (2015, 2020)
  • Top Doctor Award, U.S. News & World Report (2012)
  • Frank J. Scallon Award – Norwalk Hospital
  • Healthgrades 5-Star Rating
  • Scallon Foundation Award Norwalk Hospital for
    Introduction of Innovative Techniques to the Hospital (1988)
  • The Merck Manual Award for Outstanding Students in
    Medical Studies (1984)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society (1983)

Lynch M., Gebhart M., Main H., Chondroblastoma: A Review of Thirty-four Cases. American Academy of Pedicatrics, 1989.



Chondroblastoma: Review of Thirty-four Cases. American Academy of Pediatrics, Orthopaedic Section, Nov 1989.