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Kayla Koza, PA-C

Supports: Mark Shekhman, MD


  • University of Hartford
    Bachelor of Science Degree in Radiologic Technology – 2010
  • Hofstra University
    Physician Assistant Studies – 2014


Kayla joined Orthopedic Associates of Hartford in 2023. Prior to this, she worked for Manchester Memorial Hospital for 8 years providing PA services for joint replacement surgery, sports medicine, and arthroscopic surgery as well as trauma surgery. She has had various responsibilities including 1st assist in the operating room, 1st call to the emergency room for trauma as well as management for inpatient and outpatient orthopedic patients. 

When not caring for her patients, Kayla is spending time with her husband and baby. In her spare time, she enjoys the ocean, boating, and snowmobiling in the winter.


To Our Valued Patients:

We have been notified that Dr. Ross A. Benthien, Foot & Ankle Specialist, was removed from the ConnectiCare network in error. This may affect a number of his patients who are ConnectiCare members. ConnnectiCare is in the process of reinstating and we thank you for your patience as we resolve this issue. We apologize for any inconvenience. 

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