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DR. BRIAN BAST is a non-surgical specialist who treats patients of all ages with spine, sports, and musculoskeletal injuries. He is board-certified in both Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine. He is a cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Franklin and Marshall College and earned his medical degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his residency at The Mount Sinai Hospital in New York and his fellowship in sports and spine rehabilitation at the Beth Israel Medical Center, now part of The Mount Sinai Hospital. As an Interventional Pain Specialist, Dr. Bast has a particular focus on repetitive sports injuries such as patello-femoral syndrome and swimmer’s shoulder.

DR. JEFFREY DELUCA specializes in orthopedic surgery, arthroscopic surgeries of the knee and shoulder, total knee replacement, and sports medicine. He did his undergraduate work at the University of Vermont and received his medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine. He interned at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia and did his residency at Eastern Virginia Graduate School of Medicine. He did a fellowship in orthopedic trauma at Boston City Hospital, and a fellowship in sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery at the Washington Orthopedic and Knee Clinic. He received the Scallon Award for Innovative Surgical Procedures and was in the top 1% of America’s Most Honored Doctors in 2020.

DR. MICHAEL SOOJIAN treats patients of all ages both surgically and non-surgically for traumatic, congenital, and degenerative conditions of the upper extremities. He is proficient in microsurgery and treats nerve compression syndromes, such as carpal tunnel, and ulnar neuropathy. He also performs arthroscopies of the hand and wrist and reconstructive surgeries of the upper extremities, including wrist and elbow replacement. He attended Georgetown University for both his undergraduate and graduate work, as well as for medical school. He did his residency at New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases and remained there for fellowship training in hand surgery.


36 Old Kings Highway South, Darien

761 Main Avenue, Norwalk

323 Riverside Avenue, Westport

(203) 845-2200