Top Docs 2012 Guide

Bash, Jeffrey A.

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Essential Information

Address 410 Saybrook Rd.
Middletown, CT 6457
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DR. JEFFREY A. BASH is co-director of the Connecticut Spine Institute for minimally invasive spine surgery. He graduated from Emory University and earned his medical degree from the NYU School of Medicine. He interned in surgery at NYU Medical Center before completing his residency at The Hospital for Joint Diseases Orthopaedic Institute. Dr. Bash was selected to continue his training at the world-renowned Texas Back Institute. During his spine surgery fellowship, he trained in all aspects of spine surgery, working with top leaders in the field.
Dr. Bash has extensive experience in minimally invasive spine surgery, which limits blood loss and damage to back muscles, lowers the chance of infection, shortens hospital stays and significantly decreases total recovery time. An expert in disc replacement in the cervical and lumbar spine, he was a member of the team that performed the country’s first artificial disc-replacement surgery.
Dr. Bash, who teaches other surgeons minimally invasive surgical techniques, has participated in several FDA studies to evaluate new spine technologies. He is an innovator in spinal surgery and has co-authored several patents for technologies used in surgery. Although he is a leader in spinal surgery, he says that his primary goal is to help patients avoid surgery by utilizing a variety of conservative treatment options, including epidural injections and physical therapy.

Additional Information

Practice: Middlesex Orthopaedic Surgeons

Medical School: New York University School of Medicine
The Hospital for Joint Disease Orthopaedic Institute, New York City (Residency)
Texas Back Institute, Plano, Texas (Fellowship)

Hospital Affiliations: Middlesex Hospital (Chief of Spine Surgery)
Hartford Hospital
The Hospital of Central Connecticut
Bristol Hospital

Organizations: North American Spine Society
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Society of Lateral Access Surgeons

Bash, Jeffrey A. - Middletown, CT

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