Dr. Michael Lynch, MD

Orthopedic Surgery •  Male • Age 62
  
Dr. Lynch
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

OrthoConnecticut Coastal Orthopedics

36 OLD KINGS HWY S Darien, CT 06820

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Dr. Michael Lynch, MD is a Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Darien, CT. Dr. Lynch has more experience with Knee/Lower Limbs and Hip/Pelvic Bones than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with Norwalk Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Lynch to book an appointment.


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Starting at the beginning, the reception staff is friendly and professional. They never overbook and wait times are minimal. The PAs are, likewise, friendly and professional. But also knowledgeable and caring. Friendly & professional is a recurring theme when I think of Dr. Lynch's practice, and applies in spades to the doctor himself. He listened to my concerns and explained what needed explaining in a clear, non-condescending manner. Of course none of this would have mattered were he not the highly skilled and experienced surgeon that he is. My bi-lateral, total knee replacement went smoother than I could have ever imagined. There was minimal pain for this kind of procedure and I took a total of 2 oxycodone pills over the course of recovery and rehabilitation for both knees. I was up and walking (with a walker) the day after surgery. In both cases I traded the walker for a cane within 2 weeks, and the cane was gone within two months. I cannot recommend Dr. Lynch highly enough!
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Alan Tepper – Feb 13, 2020
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Dr. Michael Lynch specializes in orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, pediatric orthopedics, knee/shoulder surgery, total joint replacement. I find him highly approachable, sensitive to his patients' concerns, and most informative as to his analyses, recommendations, and thoughts. For six consecutive years, he has been named one of Connecticut Magazine's 'Top Docs' and one of the finest orthopedic surgeons in the area. I have no hesitation in recommending him to anyone seeking orthopedic care.
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Gillian Marshall – Jun 16, 2018
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Dr. Lynch performed a partial knee replacement on my right knee after a serious leg injury three years earlier. He was extremely knowledgeable, patient and caring with me. He spent a lot of time with alternative treatments before we agreed to go ahead with the joint replacement. It was estimated my partial replacement would last from one to ten years; it's almost 14 years later and it's still intact and working well. Dr. Lynch is an excellent doctor who gave me back my ability to walk.
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Ellen Taylor in Guilford CT – Apr 28, 2018
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My knee replacement with Dr. Lynch was a total success. Dr. Lynch was extremely professional and caring. I would recommend him and his practice to anyone.
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Alyson in Fairfield, connecticut – Feb 05, 2018
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The worst doctor ever. Took our child based on our pediatricians recommendation. He barely spent 15 seconds before rushing out. Waste of time and money. Please stay away.
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I found him to be very dismissive and arrogant . Very hostile if the patient is seeking information and has questions and reasonable concerns. I would definitely not recommend him at all. I felt extremely uncomfortable with him and couldn't wait to get out of his office.
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Biography

Michael M. Lynch, MD has been practicing orthopedics in the Norwalk area since 1992. Dr. Lynch is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic...Read more

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

1992
Union Memorial Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1991
Childrens Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1990
Harvard Combined Orth Res
Residency Hospital
1986
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Internship Hospital

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • CT Magazine Top Doctor, 2010, 2011

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Lynch

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Lynch treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Lynch treats other conditions, please contact the office at (203) 845-2200.

Knee/Lower Limbs

Knee and lower limb surgeons perform procedures such as total knee replacement, partial knee replacement, and tendor repair, to treat conditions including arthritis, ligament tears, or bone fractures.Compare with other Knee/Lower Limbs specialists.

Dr. Lynch typically treats 63% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 16 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Knee Disorders
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Baker’s Cyst
Knee Sprain
Normal Frequency
High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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Hip/Pelvic Bones

Hip surgery includes arthroscopy, fracture repair, resurfacing, and replacment to treat conditions affecting the hip, such as arthritis, dysplasia, and injuries.Compare with other Hip/Pelvic Bones specialists.

Dr. Lynch typically treats 65% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 5 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Hip Sprain
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Normal Frequency
High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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Dr. Lynch's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • ACL Surgery
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Femur Fracture
  • 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 Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Surgery
  • 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
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • 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
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Total Knee Arthroplasty With Robotic Assistance
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Fracture

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(203) 845-2200

Dr. Lynch accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Access Blue New England Network-CT
Balanced Pathway Tiered-CT PPO
Balanced Pathway-CT HMO
Balanced Pathway-CT PPO
Blue New England Network-CT HMO
BlueCare Health Plan (with Expanded Network - Tiered)-CT
BlueCare Health Plan (with Expanded Network)-CT
BlueCare Select (Tiered - Charter)-CT
BlueCare Select (Tiered - Elm)-CT
BlueChoice New England Network-CT
Bronze Pathway X w/HSA-CT HMO
Bronze Pathway X w/HSA-CT PPO
Bronze Pathway X-CT PPO
Century Preferred (Tiered)-CT
Century Preferred Select (Tiered - Charter)-CT
Century Preferred Select (Tiered - Elm)-CT
Century Preferred Tiered (Select Network)-CT
Century Preferred-CT
Choice BlueCare-CT HMO
Choice Century Preferred Basic-CT PPO
City of New Haven - BlueCard-CT
City of New Haven - Century Preferred-CT
CT Children's Medical Center - Tiered-CT PPO
Day Kimball Tiered-CT PPO
Gold Pathway X-CT HMO
Gold Pathway X-CT PPO
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Pathway CT (Small Grp)-CT HMO
Pathway CT (Small Grp)-CT PPO
Pathway CT Tiered (Small Grp)-CT PPO
Pathway X (Small Grp)-CT HMO
Pathway X (Small Grp)-CT PPO
Platinum Pathway X-CT PPO
Silver Pathway X w/HSA-CT HMO
Silver Pathway X w/HSA-CT PPO
Silver Pathway X-CT PPO
State BlueCare (Local Network only)-CT
State BlueCare (with Expanded Network - Tiered)-CT
State BlueCare (with Expanded Network)-CT
State Preferred (Tiered)-CT
State Preferred-CT
USA-CT PPO
Yale New Haven Health System - Tiered-CT PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
EmblemHealth
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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OrthoConnecticut Coastal Orthopedics

OrthoConnecticut Coastal Orthopedics - Darien36 OLD KINGS HWY S Darien, CT 06820
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OrthoConnecticut Coastal Orthopedics - Westport323 Riverside Ave Westport, CT 06880
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    • Sat: 10:00am - 4:00pm
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Norwalk Hospital

Norwalk, CT

69% Patient experience rating, Equal to the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
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