OrthoConnecticut
 

T. Jay Kleeman, M.D., Curriculum Vitae

Specialty Areas Orthopedic Surgery, Foot & Ankle Surgery, Joint Replacement and Sports Medicine 
Board Certification American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery( 2002, re-certified 2022)
Licensure Connecticut
 POSTGRADUATE TRAINING:
Fellowship
7/2000

Foot & Ankle Fellowship
Union Memorial Hospital
Baltimore, MD

Resident
6/1999

Orthopaedic Surgery Residency
University of Maryland Medical Systems
Baltimore, MD

Internship
6/1995

Categorical Surgery Internship
University of Maryland Medical Systems
Baltimore, MD

 EDUCATION:
Medical
6/1993

Doctor of Medicine
University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Farmington, CT

Undergraduate
6/1988

B.A. in Psychology and Biology
Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH

 HOSPITAL AFFILIATION:
Present

Associate Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon
Norwalk Hospital
Norwalk, CT

Present

Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon
Norwalk Surgical Center
Norwalk, CT 

 PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:
 

American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery Fellow
Connecticut State Orthopaedic Society (Board Member 2001-2011)
Connecticut State Medical Society
Fairfield County Medical Society

 PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYMENT:
8/2000 - present

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

Team Physician (since 2003)
Wilton High School Football Team
Wilton, CT

 honors and awards:
 
  • Castle Connolly’s Regional Top Doctors (2016-2020)
  • Castle Connolly New York Metro Area's Top Doctors (2017-2020)
  • Moffly Media Top Doctor - Fairfield County (2017-2019)
  • America's Most Honored Professionals - Top 1% (2018)
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012)
  • Vitals On-Time Doctor Award (2014-2015)
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Frank J. Scallon Surgical Award, Norwalk Hospital. 2004
  • Administrative Chief Resident, University of Maryland. 1998-99.
  • City of Baltimore- Mayor’s Citation of Merit. 1995.
  • VA Medical Center Gold Pin Award. 1994.
  • Surgical Scholars Program, University of Connecticut School of Medicine. 1990-92.
  • Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society- inducted May, 1991.
  • Summer Research Fellowship Award. 1990.
 RESEARCH:
 
  • Schon, LC, Parks, BG, Boucher, HR, Melamed, EA, Kleeman, TJ. A Biomechanical study of two postoperative prostheses for transtibial amputees: a custom molded and prefabricaded adjustable pneumatic prosthesis. Presented at AOFAS 2001 Annual Winter Meeting.
  • Kleeman, TJ, and Myerson, MS. Medial displacement calcaneal osteotomy. June 2000. (Submitted for publication)
  • “Subtalar instability: Diagnosis and treatment”, with Lew C. Schon, MD. Department of Orthopaedic Conference, Harrisburg, PA. 1999.
  • “Hallux metatarsophalangeal joint arthritis”, with Lew C. Schon, MD. Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore. Presented at 29th Annual Goldfarb Clinical Conference, Harrisburg, PA. 1999.
  • Kleeman, TJ, and Levine, AM. The treatment of metastatic disease of the femur with the Russell-Taylor reconstruction nail. University of Maryland Disputations. June, 1997. (Submitted for publication)
  • “Traumatic spondylolisthesis of the axis: Atypical hangman’s fractures”, with Alan M. Levine, MD. Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Sinai Hospital, Baltimore. 1996.
  • “Effect of gradual mechanical distraction on skeletal muscle and tendon”, with Kevin Tetsworth, MD. Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, The University of Maryland Medical Systems. 1996.
  • Kleeman, TJ, and Lewis, C. The effect of cast design on the stabilization of underlying long bones. Connecticut Medicine. 56(1): 14. 1992. (Also presented at Northeast Bioengineering Symposium. 1991.)