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Justin C. Paul, M.D., Ph.D.

Spine Specialist | Surgeon

Dr. Justin C Paul at OrthoConnecticut

Dr. Justin C. Paul

Tel: 203-797-1500
Ext: 6688
Fax: 203-730-9491

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Office Locations:
Danbury, New Milford, Southbury

Specialty Areas:
Adult Spine Surgery

Board Certification:
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (2019)

Medical Licenses:

Dr. Paul received his medical degree from Weill Cornell Medical College and his spine residency at the NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases. He trained in minimally invasive spine surgery at Rush University and has published numerous scientific articles on avoiding complications in spine surgery. A former Science Editor for the NPR radio show Radio Lab, Dr. Paul was also the Medical Office Doctor for Madison Square Garden events and the New York Yankees before starting private practice in Danbury. Dr. Paul also performs the news-worthy "Tiger Woods" surgery of Anterior Lumbar Fusion.

Fellowship & Graduate Training:

  • Fellow: Rush University, Chicago, IL
  • Resident: NYU-Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, NY


  • Doctor of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY
  • Doctor of Philosophy, The Rockefeller University, New York, NY
  • Medical Scientist Training Program, Cornell/Sloan-Kettering/Rockefeller Tri-Institutional, New York, NY
  • Bachelor of Arts in Biology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD


  • Vitals Patients' Choice Award (2020)

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Dr. Paul in the News

Conditions and Injuries treated:
(partial listing)

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Adult Spondylolisthesis in the Low Back
  • Anterior Lumbar Fusion
  • Back Pain in Children
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cervical Radiculopathy (Pinched Nerve)
  • Cervical Spondylosis (Arthritis of the Neck)
  • Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy (Spinal Cord Compression).
  • Chordoma
  • Congenital Muscular Torticollis (Twisted Neck)
  • Congenital Scoliosis
  • Herniated Discs
  • Idiopathic Scoliosis in Children and Adolescents
  • Kyphosis (Roundback) of the Spine
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Neck Pain
  • Neuromuscular Scoliosis
  • Sciatica
  • Scoliosis: Frequently Asked Questions
  • Spinal Deformity in Children with Myelomeningocele
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondylolysis and Spondylolisthesis