Dr. Vincent T. Codispoti was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY. He obtained his Bachelor of Arts from Vassar College, where he majored in Economics and was elected to the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. He received his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine, and following graduation entered into active duty with the United States Army. He completed his Transitional Internship and residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. Upon graduation he was given the Jaqueline Perry Award as the most outstanding graduating resident in the Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation.
After completing his residency, Dr. Codispoti remained as a staff physiatrist at Walter Reed. During that time he served various roles, to include Director of Inpatient Rehabilitation, Director of Electrodiagnostic Medicine, and Associate Residency Program Director. He received the Gary Collins Golden Spoon Award as the staff member who best exemplified the role of teacher and healer, and the Helping Hand Award as the staff member who provided mentorship to the senior residents. He also completed a deployment to Iraq, providing medical care in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. He was honorably discharged after eight years of service, and during his time on active duty received numerous military awards including multiple Army Commendation Medals, and the Meritorious Service Medal.
After leaving the Army, Dr. Codispoti began a one-year fellowship in Interventional Pain Management at Dartmouth Medical Center. He completed his fellowship in June 2014 and subsequently joined Orthopedic Associates of Hartford. His practice focuses on diagnosing and treating painful spinal conditions using conservative, non-operative techniques with minimal use of opioids. He is one of a select few physiatrists in the state who are triple-board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Electrodiagnostic Medicine, and Pain Medicine.
Dr. Codispoti lives in the greater Hartford area with his wife and four children. He enjoys family, skiing, hiking, sports and music.