Dr. John Beiner, MD

Dr. John Beiner, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 47
Dr. John Beiner, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Guilford, CT and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Yale University in 1997 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, orthopedic spine surgery, and more.Read his story

450 Boston Post Rd

Guilford, CT 06437

Contact Information

(203) 453-6340

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Low Back Pain
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more than 98% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Dr. Beiner's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Beiner "John M. Beiner, MD, is a Board-Certified Orthopedic Spine Surgeon with a specialty in cervical spine, treating the range of adult and pediatric spinal disorders. Born near Los Angeles, Dr. Beiner graduated cum laude from the University of California, San Diego. He moved to New Haven in 1992 for medical school at Yale University School of Medicine. Graduating in the top ten percent of his class, he was inducted into the honorary medical society Alpha Omega Alpha. He remained at Yale for his internship in General Surgery and residency in Orthopedic Surgery, and served as Chief Resident in 2001-2002. Awarded a fellowship at one of the top programs for Spine Surgery in the United States, he completed his training at Thomas Jefferson University and the Rothman Institute in Philadelphia. There he learned traditional spinal surgery methods as well as studying the most modern, cutting-edge techniques of non-operative and minimally invasive surgical techniques. His training prepared him to deal with a wide range of degenerative and traumatic spinal disorders. Working with Connecticut Orthopedic Specialists since 2003, Dr. Beiner is a partner in a group of specialists dealing with the range of musculoskeletal disorders. He has a particular interest and expertise in problems related to the cervical spine. Dr. Beiner is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and the North American Spine Society. With attending privileges at Yale-New Haven Hospital, The Hospital of St. Raphael's and Midstate Hospital, he remains involved with resident education, orthopaedics and neurosurgery, in the surgical setting. He has presented at the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, North American Spine Society, and has given numerous Grand Rounds at Yale and Thomas Jefferson University. He has published widely in the Orthopedic and Spinal Surgery literature. He regularly attends national meetings and courses to maintain his skills. Dr. Beiner lives in Madison with his two children. He is active in crossfit in Madison. His is also an avid outdoor sports enthusiast. Dr. Beiner stays as active as he wants his patients to be; he enjoys water- and snow-skiing, wakeboarding and snowboarding, kiteboarding, scuba diving, mountain biking, open water swimming, triathlons, and sailing. His at-home hobbies also include woodworking, woodturning, and furniture-making."
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3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Reconstructive Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

37  Conditions Treated

  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Facet Joint Pain
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lumbar Sprain
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sacroiliac Pain Syndrome
  • Sacroilitis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
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11  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.


  • Yale University
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Yale Med School
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Yale Med School
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Thomas Jefferson University/Rothman Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. John Beiner, MD
Excellent surgeon, operated on me for Herniated Disc Surgery and Spinal Fusion with great results. Is down to earth and yet professional, caring and compassionate. Takes time to listen to whats wrong and explain options for treatment, and perfers not to do surgery if all alternatives has not been...Read More
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JR Heisner in Huntington, CT – Sep 21, 2018
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Knowledgeable. Reassuring. Listened well. Answered all my questions fully and succinctly. Took a conservative approach to my sciatica and spinal stenosis, which was appropriate in my case. Nice guy, too.
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Dan in Wallingford , CT – Sep 13, 2018
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Excellent surgeon, operated on both my wife and I with outstanding results. Has become more caring and compassionate over the years. Takes time to listen to whats wrong and explain options for treatment
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Ted G in Naugatuck, CT – Aug 31, 2018
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Poor doctor, dismissive of my questions. Refused to give me treatment for a herniated disk and told me to see a neurologist without listening to my problems, despite being in pain.
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Owen in New Haven, CT – Aug 31, 2018
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Dr Beiner performed a 3 disk cervical fusion on me last July 2017 - I had visited with him for at least 3.5 years prior to surgery- I was frightened of the surgery, he wa patient and not pushy. He performed an excellent and successful surgery and he was correct in his assessment that it would take...Read More
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Barbara Thompson in Old Saybrook, CT – Aug 30, 2018
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