Dr. Michael Miranda, MD

Dr. Michael Miranda, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 56
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Dr. Michael Miranda, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Farmington, CT and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from University Of Connecticut School Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, orthopedic shoulder & elbow surgery, and more.Read his story

499 Farmington Ave Ste 300

Farmington, CT 06032

Contact Information

(860) 549-3210

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Connecticare
  • EmblemHealth
  • Golden Rule
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Miranda performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Clavicle Fracture
very high
more than 97% of peers
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
very high
more than 97% of peers
Elbow Injuries
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Dr. Miranda's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Miranda "Dr Miranda has received numerous awards for outstanding patient care, as an outstanding educator as well as for Humanitarian work as a volunteer in Landstuhl Germany with the US Armed Services. He attended medical school at the University of Connecticut where he also completed his 5 year residency in Orthopedic Surgery. He completed a one-year fellowship in Trauma in Pittsburgh where he helped care for the NHL Pittsburgh Penguins. Dr. Miranda then completed other fellowships in both Switzerland and Germany. He sees patients for shoulder and knee problems; complex fractures including pelvis and acetabulum, as well as nonunions and malunions. He has extensive experience in osteotomies of the bone. His professional activities include acting as Director of Orthopedic Trauma at Hartford Hospital; He is International Chair of Community Development for AOTrauma Foundation a volunteer organization dedicated to patient care. He has given over 170 lectures worldwide and authored numerous papers and book chapters. He has been recognized by the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons for his volunteer work educating US Armed Forces surgeons in trauma management."
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3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Trauma Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

62  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
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33  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • 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
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • 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

  • Northeastern
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • University Of Connecticut School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Hartford Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • University Conn Dept Ortho
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Allegheny Genl Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Canton Spital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Miranda has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Miranda's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Miranda to family and friends
33 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (33)

  • 5
    (26)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Miranda's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

I had to take time off work for the appointment. I waited 30 min until the PA arrived who repeated questions from the questionnaire about my shoulder pain. Surgery recommended after X-rays examined; I saw the Dr for maybe 15 minutes; was charged over a thousand dollars for the visit! They never...more
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I went to see Dr. Miranda for cortisone shot in my knees. He told me I needed knee replacement of both knees but would not do surgery because I was moving to South Carolina. I suffered with knee pain for six months. Went to orthopedic surgeon who did X-rays and compared theirs with the disk I...more
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I went to see Dr Miranda for a torn calf muscle, unable to walk and severe pain. he literally spent just 2 min overall without giving any details or diagnosis to me. Just gave a referral to PT and was in a hurry to leave. Why should I pay huge specialist fee for a face to face of 2 min?
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Dr Miranda and Melissa we're real nice to me my femur had a non-union fracture Dr Miranda was able to fix it and I'm walking again was also always wondering how I was doing
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I was in a severe car accident in 2008 that nearly severed my arm. dr Miranda saved me. my arm was paralyzed for two years but with dr Miranda's life saving work i have some use of my arm today. Best Dr ever.
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