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John M. Beiner, MD

John M. Beiner, MD, is a Board-Certified Orthopedic Spinal surgeon with a specialty in cervical spine, adult and pediatric degenerative and pediatric spinal disorders.

Born near Los Angeles, Dr. Beiner graduated cum laude from the University of California, San Diego. He moved to New Haven in 1992 for medical school at Yale University School of Medicine. Graduating in the top ten percent of his class, he was inducted into the honorary medical society Alpha Omega Alpha. He remained at Yale for his internship in General Surgery and residency in Orthopedic Surgery, and served as Chief Resident in 2001-2002. Awarded a fellowship at one of the top programs for Spine Surgery in the United States, he completed his training at Thomas Jefferson University and the Rothman Institute in Philadelphia. There he learned traditional spinal surgery methods as well as studying the most modern, cutting-edge techniques of nonoperative and operative management of spinal disorders. His training prepared him to deal with a wide range of degenerative and traumatic spinal disorders. Working with Connecticut Orthopedic Specialists since 2003, Dr. Beiner is part of a group of 16 specialists dealing with the range of musculoskeletal disorders. He has a particular interest and expertise in problems related to the cervical spine.

Dr. Beiner is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the North American Spine Society, and the American Medical Association. With attending privileges at Yale-New Haven Hospital and the Hospital of St. Raphael’s, he remains involved with resident education in the surgical and outpatient clinic setting. He has presented at the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, North American Spine Society, and has given numerous Grand Rounds at Yale and Thomas Jefferson University. He has published widely in the Orthopedic and Spinal Surgery literature.

Dr. Beiner is married to Melissa, a pediatrician. They live in Madison with their two children. An avid outdoor and sports enthusiast, Dr. Beiner enjoys windsurfing, running, swimming, weight lifting, duathlons, triathlons, basketball, and catamaran and monohull sailing. His home hobbies also include woodworking and furniture-making.

University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA - B.S. Biology, 1992

Medical School
Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT - M.D.,1997

Rothman Institute, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA - Spine Surgery, 2002-2007

Internship & Residency
Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation

Medical Licensure
State of Connecticut, Dept. of Public Health

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
North American Spine Society
American Medical Association
International Spine Intervention Society

Board Certification
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 7/21/05-12/31/2015

Hospital Affiliation
Hospital of Saint Raphael, New Haven, CT
Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT

Achievements and Awards
University of California, San Diego, Bachelor of Science, cum laude, 1992
Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, Yale University School of Medicine, 1997
Phi Beta Kappa Medical Honor Society, Yale Univ Sch Med 1997
Chief Resident, Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation, New Haven, CT 2001-2002
Fellow, Thomas Jefferson University and Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, PA 2003-2003

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