Dr. Lawrence Berson, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
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Age 50
(35)
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Dr. Lawrence Berson, MD
Orthopedic surgeon with subspecialty training in Foot & Ankle surgery. Fellowship trained at Texas Medical Center. Avid cyclist and general fitness interest.

410 Saybrook Rd Ste 100

Middletown, CT 06457

Contact Information

(860) 685-8940

Dr. Lawrence Berson, MD

Dr. Lawrence Berson, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • Community Health Network
  • Connecticare
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 20 More

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Limb Pain
high
more than 87% of peers
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
high
more than 82% of peers
Foot Conditions
high
more than 82% of peers

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
108

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Achilles Tendon Injuries
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arch Disorders
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Deformities
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Pain
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Pain
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) 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
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Myelopathy
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • 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
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tendonitis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Wrist Fracture

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Procedures

  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Fusion
  • Ankle Replacement
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Bunion 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, Open
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Flatfoot Correction
  • Foot Surgery
  • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Fusion
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • 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

  • Binghamton University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • SUNY
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • Pennsylvania State University College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Med School
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Robert Woods Johnson University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • University Of Texas At Houston / Medical School At Houston
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Berson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Berson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Berson to family and friends
3.1
based on 35 total reviews (5 with comments)
Dr. Berson'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 (5)
Avon, CT |
I had bilateral chielectomies of both great toes completed by Dr. Berson for moderate Hallux Rigidus. My left foot has not done well. I went for a second opinion and was told I may still be having trouble because a large spur was left behind and the joint surface was shaved unevenly with a step off created. I may need to have another chielectomy to correct this surgery or a fusion. This has severely impacted my ability to walk and do stairs.
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Dr. Berson replaced my ankle, it turned out terrible. He obviously didn't properly prepare for my surgery and put in an implant that was too big for my body. This caused bone ulcers and the implant was loose. Dr. Berson reluctantly admitted the hardware was too big for my bones, 7 months post surgery. I was treated like I was neg by him and PT. He offered to go back in and cut more bone. Needless to say, I fired him and I have one of the best surgeons in Ct. I recently had revision surgery.
I am sorry to hear you had a poor result with your first surgery. Total ankle replacement is a complex procedure and often times requires repeat surgery. I am glad you are on the road to recovery now and wish you the best
in Westbrook Ct |
Dr Berson did my surgery and absolutely no more pain and I can wear my heels again !! I recommended him to my friends and they to like him.
in Higganum, CT |
Dr Berson was excellent with my 11 year old daughter that needed double foot surgery. I highly recommend him to anyone. Very compassionate and explained everything from the first appointment to the final checkup.
in Clinton, CT |
Curt and overly officious -- gave me the impression that I was wasting his time despite presenting with a serious problem and a genuine need for his advice and help. Was x-rayed but Dr. Berson did not have the x-rays with him and gave no indication that he'd even glanced at them. Felt like I needed to be able to explain everything in 10 seconds to keep his attention. In sum, I don't think he really was interested in helping me. Subjective evaluation? Sure. But that was my experience.
I am sorry you did not feel helped at your visit. Being an Orthopedic Surgeon, our clinic can be very hectic. Emergency cases, need to go to Surgery, running late from surgery etc. can lead to this. I try to spend appropriate time with all patients but I guess sometimes I can have a bad day and give the impression of being rushed. I hope you have recovered from your ailment, otherwise, I would be happy to see you in the future and hopefully could provide some help.
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Dr. Berson accepts 34 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    Medicaid
  • AvMed
    Open Access
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Bluegrass Family Health
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  • CareOregon
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  • CareSource
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  • Cigna
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    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
    Medicaid
  • Community Health Network
  • Connecticare
    Connecticare HMO
    Connecticare POS
  • EmblemHealth
    GHI PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Golden Rule
  • Health Net
    Medicaid
  • HealthPlus
    Medicaid
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • inHealth
    Medicaid
  • INTotal Health
    Medicaid
  • Medica
    Medicaid
  • Medicaid
  • Midwest Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • Peach State Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Planned Administration Inc
  • Principal Financial Group
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
    Medicaid
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Medicaid
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    Oxford Liberty
  • WellCare
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  • Wellcare of Georgia
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