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Angelo Ciminiello, M.D., Curriculum Vitae

Specialty Areas Sports medicine, including arthroscopic knee and shoulder surgery, complex knee and shoulder surgery, hip surgery, orthopedic trauma, and fracture care
Board Certification American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (2011)
Licensure Connecticut



New England Baptist Hospital
Department of Sports Medicine
Boston, MA

University of Connecticut
Orthopedic Surgery Program
Farmington, CT


Doctor of Medicine
Jefferson Medical College
Philadelphia, PA

BS, Biology (magna cum laude)
Providence College
Providence, RI


Danbury Hospital
Danbury, CT


Western Connecticut Orthopedic Surgical Center (WCOSC)
Danbury, CT




Member of American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery
Member of the American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine
Member of Connecticut Orthopaedic Society
Member of Arthroscopy Association of North America
Member of Fairfield County Medical Society

2009 - present

Private Practice, OrthoConnecticut
(formerly Danbury Orthopedics)
Danbury, CT

Team Physician:

  • Ridgefield High School, Ridgefield, CT
  • Bethel High School, Bethel, CT
  • Danbury Hat Tricks, Danbury, CT
  • Danbury Junior Hat Tricks, Danbury, CT
  • Danbury Westerners, Danbury, CT

Director of Orthopedic Trauma
Danbury Hospital
Danbury, CT

  • Castle Connolly Top Doctor (2019-2021)
  • Castle Connolly New York Metro Area's Top Doctors (2021)
  • Moffly Media Top Doctor - Fairfield County (2020-2021)
  • Connecticut Magazine Top Doctors (2021)
  • America's Most Honored Professionals Top 1% (2017-2020)
  • America's Most Honored Professionals Top 5% (2016)
  • Vitals Patients’ Choice Award (2012-2020)
  • Vitals Patients' Choice 5 Year Honoree (2016-2020)
  • Vitals Compassionate Doctor Award (2014-2020)
  • Vitals Compassionate 5 Year Honoree (2017-2020)
  • Vitals On-Time Physician Award (2014-2020)
  • Platinum Award for Patient Satisfaction (2016)
    National Council for Patient Satisfaction Excellence
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
 Collegiate athletic/scholastic honors and awards:
  • Team Captain of Providence College Men’s Baseball Team (1998-1999)
  • Big East Conference Men’s Scholar Athlete of the Year (1999)
  • ECAC Collegiate Scholar Athlete of the Year (1999)
  • GTE/CoSida 1st Team Academic All-American, GTE/CoSida 3rd team Academic All-American (1998, 1999)
  • Men’s Baseball Big East Conference Champion (1999)
  • NCAA Division 1 College World Series Tournament (1999)
  • 1st Team All New England for Men’s Baseball (1998, 1999)
  • 1st and 2nd Team All Big East for Men’s Baseball (1997-1999)
  • William T. McCue ’31 Award for the Providence College student athlete who demonstrated excellence in both academics and athletics (1999)
  • Big East Academic All-Star (1995-1999)
  • Sporting News National Collegiate Player of the Week and Big East Player of the Week (4/20/98)
 Team Coverage:

Assistant Team Physician to Boston Celtics (2008-2009)
Assistant Team Physician to Northeastern University (2008-2009)

 publications and presentations:
  Ciminiello AM, Kim DH, Vaccaro AR. Bone graft alternatives in spinal surgery. In: Gunzburg R, Szpalski M, editors. Degenerative Disc Disease. Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, 2004:139-154.

Mazzocca AD, Bollier MJ, Ciminiello AM, et al. Biomechanical evaluation of arthroscopic rotator cuff repairs over time. Arthroscopy 2010; 26:592-599.

Romeo Anthony; Stephens Kelly; Solovyoya Olga; Obopilwe Elifho; Ciminiello Angelo; Nowak Michael D; Arciero Robert.Biomechanical evaluation of margin convergence. Arthroscopy 2011;27(3):330-8.

Hennig AC, Miller SL, Curtis A, Richmond JC, Newman J, Hunter D, Kohli J, Ciminiello AM. Presence of Persistent Rotator Cuff Defects during the First Year Following Arthroscopic Repair. Presented at 2009 AAOS Meeting, Las Vegas, NV.