Nicholas A. Bontempo, MD

Nicholas A. Bontempo, MD


Hand, Wrist & Elbow


Dr. Nicholas A. Bontempo was born and raised in Colts Neck, New Jersey. He graduated from The College of New Jersey in 2003 where he majored in biology and minored in chemistry and psychology. He obtained his medical degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey – New Jersey Medical School in 2007. Dr. Bontempo then went on to complete his orthopedic residency at the University of Connecticut in 2012. As a chief resident in orthopedic surgery, he was awarded the Cavasos resident award, given to the most well-rounded resident, mentor and role model. Also as a resident Dr. Bontempo was awarded, the Courtland G. Lewis Founders award from the Greater Hartford Orthopedic Educational Research Fund, as well as the Connecticut Orthopedic Society Research award.

Dr. Bontempo completed his Hand and Microvascular surgery fellowship training at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University where his training focused on disorders specifically related to the hand, wrist and elbow as well as problems involving microvascular reconstruction.

Dr. Bontempo’s practice focuses on problems of the hand, wrist and elbow as well as orthopedic trauma and fracture care.

Dr. Bontempo and his wife live in West Hartford with their son. Personal interests include family, music, and playing and collecting drums.


Under Graduate:The College of New Jersey 1999-2003 Biology
Medical School:University of Medicine and Dentistry – New Jersey Medical School 2003-2007 MD
Internship:University of Connecticut 2007-2008 Internship General Surgery
 Connecticut Children’s Medical Center 2009-2010 Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery
 Yale New Haven Hospital 2011-2011 Musculoskeletal Oncology
Residency:University of Connecticut 2008-2012 Orthopaedic Surgery Residency
Fellowship:Brown University 2012-2013 Orthopaedic Hand Surgery Fellowship

Curriculum Vitae

Hospital Affiliations

Glastonbury Surgery Center

Hartford Hospital

Orthopedic Associates Surgery Center


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