Dr. James Mazzara, MD

Dr. James Mazzara, MD

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Age 59
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Dr. James Mazzara, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Glastonbury, CT and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from New York Medical College in 1984 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, sports medicine orthopedic joint reconstruction, and more.

345 Western Blvd

Glastonbury, CT 06033

Contact Information

(860) 549-3210

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Connecticare
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Elbow Sprain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Shoulder Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Mazzara "I have practiced for 24 years and have provided the best orthopedic surgery care to my patients. My practice focuses on caring for traumatic and degenerative conditions of the shoulder, elbow and knee. We pride ourselves on our thorough evaluations and compassionate care for all of our patients.

I have been on the CT Magazines list of top orthopedic surgeons for conditions of the shoulder and knee from 2007 through 2013.  "

4  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine Orthopedic Joint Reconstruction

1  Board Certifications

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

78  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Ataxia
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Colles' Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Tendinitis
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sports Injuries of the Knee
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Subacromial Bursitis
  • Tendonitis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wear and Tear Arthritis
  • Wrist Fracture
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40  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • 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

  • New York University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1980
  • New York Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • St Luke'S/roosevelt Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • St Lukes Hosp/Roosevelt Hos
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Baylor
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Hospital Joint Dis
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Mazzara has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Mazzara's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Mazzara to family and friends
34 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (34)

  • 5
    (25)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Mazzara's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Patient Comments (7)

I am a 61 yr.old women who has many surgery done by Dr.mazzara I am like the bionic women I have had shoulders,,elbows,hands,and latest knee placement done never thought I would ever be able to go back to all my sports that I have done before but many thanks to dr.mazzara for putting me back...more
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I'm 68 years old, 6' 195 lbs(+-). Generally very healthy and have always been active (skiing-water and snow, hiking, hunting, cut a lot of firewood. I distance ran for 26 years. Both shoulders and both knees repaired. Recently a knee replacement(great). Over the 40 years of wear and tear, Dr....more
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Had a wonderful experience with Dr Mazzara and his staff. After only a few minutes in his office he determined my knee replacment was most likely infected. My original surgeon kept telling me I was fine after a year of pain, redness and swelling. Dr Mazzara had to remove my original replacement. I...more
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I would highly recommend Dr. Mazzara as he is a very good surgeon. Dr. Mazzara performed rotator cuff surgery on my right shoulder last fall. Seven months later the results from his work far exceeded my expectations. The extent of the recovery of my range of motion is what most impresses me.
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I have been seeing Dr. Mazzara for many years for various issues, and refer all of my family members to him as well. He is very thorough and explains things so I understand them completely. The office is clean, the office staff is nice and you never have to wait long. If you have any orthopedic...more
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