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The NOSS team in Connecticut provides expert care across a broad spectrum of orthopaedic, spinal and neurological conditions. Specialties include:

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Meet Our Doctors

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    Glenn Taylor, MD, ABOS

    Dr. Taylor is among the most knowledgeable and experienced spine care specialists in the state of Connecticut. His speci [...]

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    John G. Strugar, MD, ABNS

    Dr. Strugar is a board certified neurological surgeon specializing in intracranial and spinal surgery. He has extensive [...]

  • alisa_darling
    Alisa H. Darling, MD

    Dr. Darling is board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation. She focuses on non-operative care for musculoske [...]

  • david_forshaw
    David Forshaw, MD

    Dr. Forshaw is a board eligible neurosurgeon. After earning his undergraduate degree in neural science at New York Unive [...]

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    Frederick J. Watson, MD, ABOS

    Dr. Watson is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon with sub-specialty fellowship training in sports medicine. His clini [...]

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    Alan S. Waitze, MD, ABNS

    Dr. Waitze is a board certified neurological surgeon with extensive training in complex spine surgery. He specializes in [...]

  • jarob_mushaweh
    Jarob N. Mushaweh, MD, ABNS

    Dr. Mushaweh is a well-trained, highly experienced neurosurgeon. He has developed a special interest in microsurgery, an [...]

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    William F. Flynn, Jr., MD, ABOS

    Dr. Flynn is a board certified and fellowship trained orthopaedic surgeon specializing in joint reconstruction and sport [...]

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    Thomas Mathew, M.D.

    Dr. Mathew is a Pain Management Physiatrist who specializes in non-operative pain relief. The interventional spinal proc [...]

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    Mark Mashia, DC, MS

    As a board certified chiropractic physician, Dr. Mashia delivers conservative spine care using non-invasive techniques d [...]

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    Tamer B. Ghaly, MD, ABAPM

    Dr. Ghaly specializes in the interventional treatment and management of both chronic and acute pain using an individuali [...]

  • michael_karnasiewicz
    Michael E. Karnasiewicz, MD, ABNS

    Dr. Karnasiewicz is recognized as one of Connecticut’s leading neurological spine surgeons. He is routinely sought [...]

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Neurosurgery, Orthopaedics, & Spine Specialists, PC in Connecticut

The NOSS team, comprised of specialty trained medical professionals, bring knowledge, experience and compassion to a fully integrated practice. We work together as an effective multidisciplinary team to give you the most comprehensive treatment in the industry, providing advanced care in neurosurgery, orthopaedics, pain management, physical therapy and other specialties.

We firmly believe our passion for healing allows our patients to pursue their passion for living. Our number one goal is to relieve your pain and restore your function and health. Our Connecticut surgeons and experts will work closely with you to pinpoint the source of your pain, targeting it with state of the art care and the most cutting-edge surgical and nonsurgical treatments available in the fields of neurosurgery and orthopaedics.

Visit NOSS in Connecticut for the best in:


  • Total Spine Care
  • Advanced Neurosurgical Care
  • Progressive Spine and Cranial Procedures
  • Comprehensive Orthopaedic Care
  • Joint Replacement
  • Sports Medicine
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Minimally Invasive Surgical Techniques
  • Physical Therapy
  • Aquatic Therapy
  • Chiropractic Care
  • Electro-diagnostic Medicine
  • Spinal Injection Therapy
  • Pain Management

To learn more about the comprehensive services we provide at NOSS or to schedule an appointment at one of our offices, call us today at 203.755.NOSS (6677), or 1-800-463-8764. REACT Physical Therapy appointments may be scheduled by calling (203) 754-2266. We would love the opportunity to work with you and help you get your life back. To visit Connecticut Orthopaedics click here.