Top Docs 2013 Guide

Bash, Jeffrey A.

  • Orthopedic Surgery

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Address 410 Saybrook Rd.
Middletown, CT
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Dr. Jeffrey A. Bash is the 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 the 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 recovery time. An expert in disc replacement in the cervical and lumbar spine, Dr. Bash 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 FDA studies to evaluate new spine technologies. He is an innovator in spinal surgery and has co-authored multiple patents for technologies used in surgery. Several of these devices are currently being used in minimally invasive spine surgery throughout the world. Although Dr. Bash is a leader in spinal surgery, his philosophy is to help patients avoid surgery by utilizing a variety of conservative treatment options, including epidural injections and physical therapy. Dr. Bash was honored to be listed in Becker’s Spine Review 2012 as one of the top “Spine Surgeon Inventors to Know” and one of “20 Surgeon Leaders with Spine Device Companies.”

Additional Information

Organizations: North American Spine Society
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Society of Lateral Access Surgeons
LES (Less Exposure Surgery Society)
ISASS (International Society for Advancement of Spine Surgery)

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


Bash, Jeffrey A. - Middletown, CT

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