Dr. Ignatius Komninakas, MD

Dr. Ignatius Komninakas, MD

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Age 53
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Dr. Ignatius Komninakas, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Shelton, CT and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Saint Louis University / School Of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.Read his story

2 Trap Falls Rd Ste 404

Shelton, CT 06484

Contact Information

(203) 734-7900

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Connecticare
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
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Top Care Areas

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

Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 93% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 92% of peers
Osteoarthritis
very high
more than 91% of peers

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Dr. Komninakas' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Komninakas "His orthopaedic interests include general orthopaedics, conventional and alternative management of arthritis, minimally invasive surgery including arthroscopy, joint resurfacing and joint replacement surgery. He has performed custom knee replacements, Posterior and Superior Approach Total Hip Replacements, minimally invasive surgery and has received specialized training in the latest techniques of biologic joint resurfacing including autologous chondrocyte implantation."

Care Philosophy

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

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

110  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • 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
  • 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
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • 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)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • 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
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteosarcoma
  • 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
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
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50  Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • 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
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • 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 Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
  • 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 Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • 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

  • Fairfield University, Fairfield Ct
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • Saint Louis University / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Rhode Island Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • University MD
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Harvard Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Komninakas has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Greek

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Komninakas' Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Komninakas to family and friends
9 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Komninakas' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

My husband and I have both had positive experiences with Dr Komninakas. My husband had carpal tunnel surgery in both hands (surgeries done separately) with great results. I had a knee replacement done. The antibiotic that I needed for future dental appts because of the knee replacement, was causing...more
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I was treated in a very unprofessional matter, 4 days before my surgical procedure which was scheduled 5 weeks in advance, I received a phone call stating, "the physicians assistant will not make it from vacation in time to perform the procedure" and that I would have to pick a different day, I...more
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I have never met another doctor who even comes close to Dr. Komninakas as far as skill, patient friendliness. I had 2 other doctors tell me they could not replace my knees because I was too heavy for the surgery. Dr. Komninakas assured me he could and would replace both my knees, and he...more
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