Dr. Patrick Connolly, MD

Dr. Patrick Connolly, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 62
Dr. Patrick Connolly, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Worcester, MA and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Nwu Fienberg Sch Of Med in 1984 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

119 Belmont St

Worcester, MA 01605

Contact Information

(508) 334-8119

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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very high
more than 94% of peers
Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 94% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 94% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

68  Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vertebral Column Tumors


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13  Procedures

  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Fracture Care
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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.


  • Nwu Fienberg Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Rhode Island Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Chldns Hosp Of Penn
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Middlesex Genl Hosp-Rutgers U
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Toronto Genl Hosp-U Toronto
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Connolly has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Connolly's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Connolly to family and friends
31 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (31)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Connolly's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

I would not trust anyone else , Dr Connolly knows what he is talking about , I had a spinal fusion 12 years ago, no issues until I got in a car accident. He is amazing and does not do surgery unless needed. I am happy with the treatment and results. Will never go anywhere else and yes there is...more
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I thought it was odd that my IME was from a out of state Dr. after less than 10 min evaluation and scripted question from his ipad i knew this Dr was not being ethical or reading my treating physicians notes. Dr connolly never even put me in a gown or visually looked over my injuries. Sickening...more
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Dr. Connolly was the only surgeon who was willing to help me after all other treatments and options failed. He is someone I will never forget! He took the time to answer all of my questions and concerns and made sure I knew all the risks and benefits. Granted, he's a busy guy and getting an...more
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In 2007 I contracted a Mercer infection. After several antibiotics fail to do the job Dr. Connolly was called in. The infection settled in my spine. long story short. He saved my life by going in and cleaning out the infection. I needed 3 surgeries a year apart collateral damage. He is the only...more
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This DR. is a fruit loop!!! if you get this Dr. RUN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! to many bad things to say. He could not explain himself out of a paper bag. i also think he is on something. every thing is says is " I DON'T KNOW" I call that hospital the " I don't know" hospital. GO TO BOSTON STAY WAY...more
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