Dr. Michael Clain, MD

Dr. Michael Clain, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
Dr. Michael Clain, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Greenwich, CT and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons in 1984 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic foot & ankle surgery.

6 Greenwich Office Park

Greenwich, CT 06831

Contact Information

(203) 869-1145

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Connecticare
  • EmblemHealth
  • Golden Rule
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Worker's Compensation

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 99% of peers
Limb Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Foot Conditions
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Clain "Orthopaedic and Neurosurgery Specialists (ONS) centers on a team approach. Each patient is matched with the physician specialist that is right for their condition. Our practice is committed to providing excellent care for conditions and injuries of the musculoskeletal system through professional cooperation and compassion for our patients. By setting the highest of standards, we can confidently offer patients the best options to achieve the best possible outcomes."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

48  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Achilles Tendon Contracture
  • Achilles Tendon Injuries
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Instability
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Ataxia
  • Back Pain
  • Bunion
  • Calcaneus Fracture
  • Common Peroneal Nerve Dysfunction
  • Complex Fractures
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hallux Rigidus
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Spur
  • Joint Pain
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Metatarsalgia
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Posterior Tibial Tendonitis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Ruptured Tendon
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Tarsal Carpal Coalition Syndrome
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture


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32  Procedures

  • Achilles Tendon Reconstruction
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • Achilles Tenotomy
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Fusion
  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Ankle Replacement
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Bunionette Correction
  • Calcaneal Osteotomy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Endoscopic Plantar Fasciotomy
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot and Ankle Reconstruction
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Foot Surgery
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Ligament Reconstruction
  • Metatarsal Osteotomy
  • Metatarsal Surgery
  • Morton’s Neuroma Surgery
  • Open Reduction Internal Fixation (ORIF) of Metatarsal Fracture
  • Osteotomy
  • Posterior Tibial Tendon Reconstruction
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Revision Surgery
  • Subtalar Arthrodesis


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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.


  • Brown University / Alpert Medical School
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1980
  • Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Mount Sinai Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Lenox Hill Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Baylor College Of Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • New York Magazine Top Doctors, 2008-2011
  • US News and World Report Top Doctor, 2011
  • Castle Connolly New York Metro Area Top Doctor, 2008-2011
  • Connecticut Magazine Top Doctors 2001-2005, 2007- 2011, 2011
  • New York Magazine Top Doctors, 2009-2011
Media & Publications

Dr. Clain has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Clain's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Clain to family and friends
25 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Clain's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Clain Says:

Thank you for taking the time to review the care and service you received at ONS.  We are committed to exceeding our patients' expectations through every step of their experience with us and appreciate your feedback. 


Patient Comments (7)

Dr. Clain performed bilateral bunionectomy surgery for me this year and I couldn't be happier with the care he provided. His surgical skills are known to be outstanding, and they are matched by his compassion and attentiveness. I highly recommend him to anyone who is suffering from foot problems.
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Dr. Clain is the best doctor to treat foot problems in Fairfield County, CT. He is a true professional, and also a very nice person. I recommend him highly.
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I broke my ankle in Maine, and wouldn't have anyone else do the surgery necessary to fix it, so I had to drive all the way down with my leg in a cast. Dr. Clain is capable, competent and a great surgeon.
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I wish all doctors were as competent, kind, professional and concerned as Dr. Clain is. He and his staff are all terrific. I had a bone spur removed and an arthritic joint cleaned out on my big toe by Dr. Clain on May 17, 2016. I am now wearing whatever shoes I like, and have been given the go...more
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Four years ago I had comprehensive bunionectomies on both feet, one month apart, and repairs of 3 hammertoes on each foot at the same time. The surgeries healed beautifully and I was able to dance in high heels at my daughter's wedding less than a year later. I have also seen him for sprained...more
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