Dr. Biren Chokshi, MD

Dr. Biren Chokshi, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 52
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Dr. Biren Chokshi, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Putnam, CT and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from University Of Medicine and Dentistry Of New Jersey / Newark in 1997 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine.

35 Kennedy Dr

Putnam, CT 06260

Contact Information

(860) 963-2133

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Network
  • Connecticare
  • EmblemHealth
  • Fallon Community Health Plan
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Chokshi performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Osteoarthritis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
very high
more than 98% of peers
Bone Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

83  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • 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)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture
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36  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • 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 and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • 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
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of Medicine and Dentistry Of New Jersey / Newark
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Nyu Hospitals Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Hospital SUNY Stony Brook
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chokshi has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chokshi's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chokshi to family and friends
17 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Chokshi'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

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

In July, I broke my knee cap in half. Dr. Chokshi did a superb job repairing the damage.. He was courteous and spent time discussing my situation and how he would repair it. Excellent friendly staff. I would recommend him to everyone that needs his services.
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I have dealt with Dr. Chokshi on a number of occasions. After going to several doctors, including a Infectious disease doctor, Dr. Chokshi diagnosed my son with Lyme disease. He also operated on my son's arm. He has also operated on my knee. That being said, the last time I went to see him with...more
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Dr Chokshi was completely rude today after waiting three weeks to get in for a follow up of my MRI. Told me I have an impingement. What do I want him to do. Told me would not operate on me because I smoke. Quit smoking and go get a blood test for nicotine and call to schedule an appointment...more
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Dr. Chokshi treated my wife's shattered arm a couple of years ago and skillfully and caringly put her back together. It required various elements of hardware. Today she has virtually no issues with that arm. We speak often at how he saved her. I recently had carpal tunnel surgery and the...more
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Dr. Chokshi is perhaps that most brilliant surgeon I have ever utilized. He is infinitely thoughtful, patient, and skilled. I've had many ortho related surgeries. Dr. Chokshi stands unique among them. He will explain as much as you would like to know. He cares not just before he gets the job,...more
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