Dr. Lawrence Berson, MD

Dr. Lawrence Berson, MD

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Age 50
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Dr. Lawrence Berson, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Middletown, CT and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Pennsylvania State University College Of Medicine in 1993 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic foot & ankle surgery.Read his story

410 Saybrook Rd Ste 100

Middletown, CT 06457

Contact Information

(860) 685-8940

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
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Top Care Areas

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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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Dr. Berson's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Berson "Orthopedic surgeon with subspecialty training in Foot & Ankle surgery. Fellowship trained at Texas Medical Center. Avid cyclist and general fitness interest."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery

1  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 and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • 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 and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • 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
  • 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
  • Spondylosis
  • 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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48  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 and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Fusion
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • 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 and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture 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

3.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Berson to family and friends
36 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (36)

  • 5
    (18)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (17)

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 (6)

I wouldn’t ever recommend Dr Berson to anyone. He performed two surgeries on my ankle and after the second surgery I was in a lot of pain and he did not do anything to help me for four months. An mri was performed and all I was told was it was very inflamed. I was a 16 year old and he treated me...more
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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...more
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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...more
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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

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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.
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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.
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