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Dr. Paul Protomastro, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery
3.8 (45)
Accepting new patients
28 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Paul Protomastro, MD

Dr. Paul Protomastro, MD is an Orthopedic Hand Surgery Specialist in Norwalk, CT. They specialize in Orthopedic Hand Surgery, has 28 years of experience, and is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery. They graduated from UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH MEDICAL CENTER and is affiliated with Bridgeport Hospital and Norwalk Hospital.

Dr. Protomastro works at OrthoConnecticut Coastal Orthopedics in Norwalk, CT with other offices in New Canaan, CT and Westport, CT. They frequently treat conditions like Osteoarthritis along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Protomastro's Office Locations

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    OrthoConnecticut Coastal Orthopedics - Norwalk
    761 Main Ave Ste 115, Norwalk, CT 06851 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (203) 845-2200
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    Coastal Orthopaedics
    30 East Ave, New Canaan, CT 06840 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (203) 845-2200
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    Coastal Orthopaedics, PC - Westport
    131 Kings Hwy N, Westport, CT 06880 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (203) 845-2200
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    OrthoConnecticut Coastal Orthopedics - Westport
    323 Riverside Ave, Westport, CT 06880 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (203) 845-2200
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  • Bridgeport Hospital
  • Norwalk Hospital

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    Jul 27, 2022
    I came from Charleston SC to have surgery with Dr Protomastro He spent time with me and surgery went without a problem I would recommend him to anyone
    Catherine Steadly — Jul 27, 2022
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    About Dr. Paul Protomastro, MD

    • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
    Years of Experience
    • 28 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1215936992
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    Education & Certifications

    • Harvard University, School of Medicine - Brigham and Women's, Massachusetts General, The Children's Hospital
    • University Hospitals Of Cleveland Case Western Reserve University
    • University Hospitals Of Cleveland Case Western Reserve University
    Medical Education
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Paul Protomastro, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Protomastro is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Protomastro has an average wait time of 10 – 15 minutes at their office(s).

    Dr. Protomastro has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Protomastro has seen patients for Osteoarthritis, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Protomastro on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    45 patients have reviewed Dr. Protomastro. The overall rating for this provider is 3.8. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Protomastro.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Protomastro, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Protomastro appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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