Dr. John Aversa, MD

Dr. John Aversa, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 75
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Dr. John Aversa, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Hamden, CT and has been practicing for 48 years. He graduated from Suny Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine in 1967 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine.

2408 Whitney Ave

Hamden, CT 06518

Contact Information

(203) 407-3505

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Connecticare
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Guardian
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Worker's Compensation

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Top Care Areas

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

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
high
more than 86% of peers
Limb Pain
high
more than 85% of peers
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
normal
more than 82% of peers

Dr. Aversa's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Aversa "dedicated to thorough compassionate care of our patients"

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

1  Board Certifications

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

92  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
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • 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)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • 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
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • 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
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger

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30  Procedures

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 1963
  • Suny Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1967
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital/weill Cornell Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1968
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital/weill Cornell Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1970
  • Yale New Haven Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Cornell Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1970

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Aversa has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • International Congress for Joint Reconstruction, Member

Dr. Aversa's Reviews

2.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Aversa to family and friends
23 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (11)

Dr. Aversa's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Totally wrong history on my injury, I fell two days before visit and could not walk. His notes said I had a two week history of knee pain and no gait disturbance. He had to remove blood from my knee and sent me for an MRI. He told me three different diagnosis at each visit - very confusing. When I...more
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I'm and the father of 2 teenage daughter's. Both are three sport athlete's. Both needed knee surgery in the last year. We could not have asked for a more talented or caring surgeon and staff. The rehab staff is second to none.
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Did not provide me with any alternative treatment options. Little concern for patient.
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