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Orthopedic Surgery | Male

Care Philosophy

Orthopedic Surgery is the branch of medicine that deals in all facets of evaluation, treatment and prevention of musculoskeletal injuries and conditions. Dr. Geiger works on treating musculoskeletal problems resulting from birth, abnormal development, overuse or injury. Although Dr. Geiger is trained as an orthopedic surgeon, most of the conditions he treats can be helped without surgical intervention. Dr. Geiger offers the best care with innovative minimally invasive treatment options and offers onsite diagnostic x-rays, physical therapy, injections, casting and bracing services.

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Biography

Dr. Geiger received his B.A. in biology from Boston University where he was also a scholar athlete, serving as the starting quarterback for four years. Following medical school, he completed his internship in general surgery at Long Island Jewish Hospital and his Orthopaedic Residency at the State University of New York at Stonybrook. He continued his passion for treating athletes by completing an intensive Sports Medicine Fellowship at New England Baptist Hospital where he also assisted as one of the team physicians for the Boston Celtics Basketball Team. Dr. Geiger specializes in Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair, Labral Repair, Shoulder Replacement Surgery, ACL reconstruction, Meniscal Repair, Cartilage Replacement Procedures, Total Knee Replacement, Subchondroplasty and non-operative care of sports related injuries. He currently resides in Westport and enjoys traveling, fishing, oil painting and physical fitness.

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Dr. Geiger's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
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He was very very rude. Doesn't know how to talk to patients.
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Dr. Geiger says...

Dr. Geiger received his B.A. in biology from Boston University where he was also a scholar athlete, serving as the starting quarterback for four years. Following medical school, he completed his internship in general surgery at Long Island Jewish Hospital and his Orthopaedic Residency at the State University of New York at Stonybrook.   He continued his passion for treating athletes by completing an intensive Sports Medicine Fellowship at New England Baptist Hospital where he also assisted as one of the team physicians for the Boston Celtics Basketball Team.

Dr. Geiger specializes in Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair, Labral Repair, Shoulder Replacement Surgery, ACL reconstruction, Meniscal Repair, Cartilage Replacement Procedures, Total Knee Replacement, Subchondroplasty and non-operative care of sports related injuries.

He currently resides in Westport and enjoys traveling, fishing, oil painting and physical fitness.

Dr. Geiger's Care Philosophy

Orthopedic Surgery is the branch of medicine that deals in all facets of evaluation, treatment and prevention of musculoskeletal injuries and conditions. Dr. Geiger works on treating musculoskeletal problems resulting from birth, abnormal development, overuse or injury. Although Dr. Geiger is trained as an orthopedic surgeon, most of the conditions he treats can be helped without surgical intervention. Dr. Geiger offers the best care with innovative minimally invasive treatment options and offers onsite diagnostic x-rays, physical therapy, injections, casting and bracing services.

Dr. Geiger says...

Valley Orthopaedic Specialists is a full-service orthopaedic practice dedicated to complete musculoskeletal care. With both general orthopedic surgeons and fellowship-trained specialists in total joint replacement, foot and ankle surgery, hand surgery, pediatric orthopedics, and sports medicine, we are the area's most comprehensive orthopedic surgery practice.

Our highly-trained staff makes a special effort to ensure that your office and surgery experience are as pleasant as possible. VOS has on-site X-Ray imaging to simplify and expedite your care, and our physical and occupational therapists are ready to assist in your pre- and post-operative rehabilitation needs. We also offer onsite diagnostic x-rays, physical therapy, injections, casting and bracing services.

VOS treats musculoskeletal problems resulting from birth, abnormal development, overuse or injury. Although we are trained as orthopedic surgeons most of the conditions we treat can be helped without surgical intervention.

Dr. Geiger says...

Dr. Geiger is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon with additional fellowship training in Sports Medicine. He began his orthopaedic practice in CT in 1994 and serves on staff at Griffin Hospital and has privileges at Bridgeport Hospital, St. Vincent's Medical Center and The Surgical Center of Connecticut. He has had the honor of serving as the team physician at Southern Connecticut State University since 2002 caring for all scholar athletes and mentoring Athletic Training students.

Dr. Geiger's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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  •  Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Board Certifications

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger

Education

  • Medical School
    Boston University School of Medicine

    Graduated in 1988

    California College of Podiatric Medicine

    Graduated in 1983

  • Internship Hospital
    Long Island Jewish Med Center

    Completed in 1989

  • Residency Hospital
    State University Of New York

    Completed in 1993

  • Fellowship Hospital
    New England Bapt

    Completed in 1994

  • Undergraduate School
    Boston University

    Graduated in 1978

    State University Of New York

    Graduated in 1980

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate