Dr. Sohel Islam, MD

Dr. Sohel Islam, MD

Plastic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 51
(19)
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Dr. Sohel Islam, MD is a plastic surgery specialist in Danbury, CT and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University in 1991 and specializes in plastic surgery, hand and upper extremity surgery, and more.

107 Newtown Rd Ste 2A

Danbury, CT 06810

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
very high
more than 97% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hands
very high
more than 92% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*
  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Ptosis
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gout
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hidradenitis
  • Joint Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Skin Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

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Procedures

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Arm Surgery
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Facial Bone
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facelift
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Surgery
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Nipple Reconstruction
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Skin Excision for Hidradenitis
  • Skin Grafts
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Wound Repair
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

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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

  • Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • St Lukes Roosevelt
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Med College Va Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • St Lukes Roosevelt
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Islam has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Islam's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Islam to family and friends
4.6
based on 19 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
    (17)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Islam'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
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

in Danbury, CT
Very unhappy with my whole experience with Dr. Islam. First time getting any cosmetic surgery done and he took no time with me and I felt rushed to ask any questions. After 2 follow up appointments to address my concerns he left my Juvederm injections bumpy and uneven. Saw a different dr who said...more
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in Danbury, CT
Received Xiaflex for Dupuytren's Contracture. Dr. Islam was professional and precise with the injection. My hand is now straight and have very little pain. (It was done one week ago!) I even mowed the lawn with no problems. I would highly recommend him for hand treatments.
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in Trumbull, CT
He told me he could take 15 years off my face and ended up leaving me looking like I had a stroke. 7 months have gone by, and it still feels like pins and needles on both sides of my face. I never saw or spoke to him pre-op or post-op so I have no proof that he was actually there. I would warn...more
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in Redding, CT
An excellent surgeon with a very pleasant and comfortable manner.
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Dr. Islam is very knowledgable and an excellent surgeon. He took care of my serious hand injury. I am a healthcare professional. I would recommend his practice to others. Thanks
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