Dr. Michael Opalak, MD

Dr. Michael Opalak, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
Dr. Michael Opalak, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Stratford, CT and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Faculte U De Bordeaux in 1979 and specializes in neurosurgery.

2890 Main St Ste D

Stratford, CT 06614

Contact Information

(203) 336-3303

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Traumatic Brain Injury
more than 72% of peers
Herniated Disc
more than 69% of peers
Spine Disorders
more than 69% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

42  Conditions Treated

  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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18  Procedures

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

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  • Faculte U De Bordeaux
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Bridgeport Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Bridgeport Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • University Ca Davis
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Yale New Haven Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

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What People Say About Dr. Michael Opalak, MD
Dr.Opalak did a spinal fusion on my husband in 2004 and in 2018.He is very friendly, very compassionate, he takes times to explain things and he listens to you.He is a wonderful Doctor
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Shelton – Feb 05, 2018
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Love Him ! Very honest & thorough . Patient & kind. I've been with him since 2007 and he successfully and professionally performed my neck fusions with compassion. Wouldn't go anywhere else . His staff especially AnneMarie always answers any questions and handles all paperwork in a timely and...Read More
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