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Danbury, CT (February 6, 2024) – Castle Connolly has named 15 OrthoConnecticut orthopedic surgeons and pain management physicians to its 2024 Top Doctors list. The Castle Connolly 2024 Top Doctors Award, based on peer nominations, acknowledges the top seven percent of active physicians in the United States. These distinguished 66,000+ doctors are chosen for their exceptional clinical skills and remarkable interpersonal proficiency.

The fifteen doctors recognized this year include Sports Medicine Specialists Dr. Michael Brand, Dr. Angelo Ciminiello, Dr. Jeffrey DeLuca, Dr. Mark Fletcher, Dr. Joshua Frank, Dr. Edmund Ganal, Dr. D. Ross Henshaw, and Dr. Michael Lynch; Hand and Upper Extremity Specialists Dr. Joseph DiGiovanni, Dr. Aaron Insel, Dr. Michael Soojian, and Dr. Robert Yaghoubian; Spine Specialist Dr. Justin Paul; and Pain Management Specialists, Dr. Brian Bast, and Dr. Jesse Hochkeppel.

“This accomplishment highlights our unparalleled dedication to excellence and serves as a testament to our steadfast commitment to delivering exceptional patient care to families across Connecticut and New York state,” said Michael Brand, MD, Sports Medicine Specialist and President of OrthoConnecticut. “We are truly honored to have so many talented physicians recognized by the 2024 Castle Connelly Top Doctors list. Being peer-nominated, this recognition further validates the respect we've earned within the medical community, a source of pride for us,” he added.

Castle Connolly Medical, a prominent publishing organization dedicated to US healthcare research and information services, annually releases a comprehensive list of top doctors in the United States. This esteemed publication highlights physicians selected based on various quality criteria, showcasing excellence in clinical practice and patient care.

View the 2024 Castle Connolly Top Doctors ›

About OrthoConnecticut

OrthoConnecticut is the region’s premier, multi-specialty orthopedic practice, helping patients regain mobility, lead active lives, and attain optimal well-being. The practice’s fellowship-trained, board-certified physicians offer patient care at 9 offices in Danbury, Darien, Litchfield, New Milford, Norwalk, Ridgefield, Sharon, Southbury, and Westport. The practice’s urgent care service, OrthoCare Express, is open 7 days a week for emergencies and is available in Danbury, Darien, New Milford, Norwalk, Ridgefield, Sharon, Southbury, and Westport. To make an appointment or to learn more visit or call 1.833.ORTHOCT (1.833.678.4628).