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Michael G. Soojian, M.D., Curriculum Vitae

Specialty Areas

Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery 

Board Certification

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (2009, recertified 2020)
ABOS: Surgery of the Hand Subspecialty(2012, recertified 2020)

Licensure

Connecticut

 POSTGRADUATE TRAINING:
Fellowship
8/2006 - 7/2007

Hand Surgery Fellowship
New York University-Hospital for Joint Diseases
New York, NY

Resident
7/2001 - 6/2006

Orthopedic Residency Program
New York University-Hospital for Joint Diseases
New York, NY

 EDUCATION:
Medical
8/1997 - 5/2001

Doctor of Medicine
Georgetown University School of Medicine
Washington, DC

Masters
8/1996 - 6/1997

MS in Physiology and Biophysics (cum laude)
Georgetown University
Washington, DC

Undergraduate
9/1992 - 5/1996

BS in Biology (Dean’s List)
Georgetown University
Washington, DC

 HOSPITAL AFFILIATION:
2007 - Present

Norwalk Hospital
Norwalk, CT

2011 - Present

Norwalk Surgical Center
Norwalk, CT

2018 - Present

Surgical Center of Connecticut
Bridgeport, CT

 PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYMENT:
Present

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

 2007 - 2017

Associate Clinical Professor
NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases
New York, NY

 honors and awards:
 
  • Castle Connolly Top Doctor (2020)
  • Castle Connolly New York Metro Area's Top Doctors (2021)
  • Moffly Media Top Doctor - Fairfield County (2020, 2021)
  • Connecticut Magazine Top Doctors (2021)
  • New York Magazine Top Doctors (2021)
  • Vitals Patients’ Choice Award (2012, 2014, 2019)
  • America's Most Honored Professionals - Top 10% (2017)
  • America's Most Honored Professionals - Top 5% (2016)
  • Vitals Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012, 2014)
  • Vitals On-Time Award (2014)
 RESEARCH:
  Orthopaedic Residency Senior Research Project: Correlation of the Preoperative Physical Examination to Intraoperative Findings in Lacerations of the Hand 
 PUBLICATIONS:
 

Egol KA, Soojian MG, Katz J, Rosenberg A, Walsh M, Paksima N. Regional anesthesia improves outcome after distal radius fracture fixation over general anesthesia. J Orthop Trauma. 2012 Sep;26(9):545-9.

Soojian MG, Kwon YW. Elbow arthritis. Bull NYU Hosp Jt Dis. 2007; 65(1): 61-71.

Soojian MG, Tejwani N. Chylous knee effusion: Is it septic arthritis? A case report and review of the literature. J Trauma. 2004; 57(5): 1121-4.

 PRESENTATIONS:
  Throwing Injuries in Children: What’s New in Orthopedics Conference, Norwalk Hospital, April 2017

Hand and Wrist Injuries and Examination: Sports Medicine Conference, Norwalk Hospital, May 2015

Orthopaedic Evaluation of the Trauma Patient: Surgical Grand Rounds, Norwalk Hospital, December 2011

SLAC and SNAC Wrist: Hand Conference, NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, February 2007

Elbow Arthritis: Senior Thesis, Hospital for Joint Diseases, February 2006

Pediatric Forearm and Wrist Fractures: Fracture Conference, Hospital for Joint Diseases, June 2004

Lateral Ankle Instability: Orthopedic Sports Medicine Conference, Bellevue Hospital, February 2004

Fractures of the Pelvic Ring: Fracture Conference, Hospital for Joint Diseases, November 2003

Pediatric Elbow Fractures: Fracture Conference, Hospital for Joint Diseases, June 2003

Fractures of the Subaxial Cervical Spine: Orthopedic Fracture Conference, Hospital for Joint Diseases, February 2003

Glenohumeral Dislocation and Instability: Resident Lecture, Jamaica Hospital, December 2002

Fractures of the Acetabulum and Femoral Head: Orthopedic Fracture Conference, Hospital for Joint Diseases, November 2002