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Michael S. Aronow, MD

Michael S. Aronow, MD


Foot & Ankle


Dr. Michael Aronow grew up in Long Beach, California. He graduated from Harvard College in 1984 and obtained his medical degree from the Harvard Medical School – Massachusetts Institute of Technology Health Sciences & Technology Program in 1989. He did a general surgery internship, orthopedic residency, research fellowship, and sports medicine fellowship at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center, followed by a year of advanced clinical experience in foot and ankle surgery at the University of Washington Medical Center and Harborview Medical Center.

Dr. Aronow joined Orthopedic Associates of Hartford in 2012. He was previously on the full-time faculty of the University of Connecticut School of Medicine for over fifteen years where he was an Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, a recipient of the Richard A. Garibaldi, M.D. Doctor’s Day Award, and a recipient of the Harry R. Gossling, M.D. Orthopedic Residency Educator of the Year award. He continues to have an association with the University of Connecticut School of Medicine as a Clinical Professor of Orthopedic Surgery. Dr. Aronow is a Past President and current member of the Board of Directors of the Connecticut Orthopaedic Society and the current President and member of the Board of Directors of the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society. Dr. Aronow was elected to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons OrthoPAC Hall of Fame in 2021 and named the 2023 Connecticut Orthopaedist of the Year by the Connecticut Orthopaedic Society. He is on Connecticut Magazine’s list of “Connecticut’s Top Doctors.”

Dr. Aronow has co-authored over 50 journal publications and over 20 book chapters, and has presented his research and given scientific and clinical talks at multiple regional, national, and international meetings. Dr. Aronow’s subspecialty clinical and research interests involve almost all aspects of foot and ankle care including arthritis and other joint conditions, sports injuries, bunions, lesser toe deformities including hammertoes, other symptomatic foot deformities including flatfeet and high arched cavus feet, fractures and other traumatic injuries, and tendon disorders. Dr. Aronow is also politically active on a state and national level advocating for patients and their physicians’ ability to provide efficient, high-quality care for them.


Medical School:Harvard Medical School 1984-1989
Residency:University of Massachusetts Medical Center 1989-1995
Fellowship:University of Massachusetts Medical Center 1995-1995
 Harborview Medical Center 1996-1997

Curriculum Vitae

Hospital Affiliations

Glastonbury Surgery Center

Hartford Hospital Bone and Joint Institute

Orthopedic Associates Surgery Center

UConn Health Center

CT Children’s Medical Center

Contact Information

Phone: 860-549-8258
Fax: 860-527-2449
Email: aronow@oahctmd.com

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Supported by:
Elizabeth Pellerin PA-C



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Hartford, CT 06106



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