Dr. Alan Reznik is Board-Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery, Arthroscopic Surgery, and Sports Medicine. Dr. Reznik received his B.S.degree from Columbia University’s School of Engineering. He attended the Yale University School of Medicine where he graduated with his medical degree. He was a visiting Fellow in England at Oxford University at the renowned Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre. He went on to complete a Sports Medicine Fellowship at University of California, San Diego.
Dr. Reznik has served as Court Physician at the US Open Tennis Tournament, served on the 1995 Special Olympics Games Organizing Committee and was privileged to be the Team Physician for the New Haven Knights Professional Hockey Team. He truly enjoys working with competitive, recreational, and weekend athletes of ages. He enjoys golfing, kayaking, biking and paddle boarding.
Connecticut Magazine has rated him as a “Top Doc” in the state for the last 17 years in a row as a result of cumulative ratings by his orthopedic surgeon peers, physicians, nurses and patients. Consumer’s Research Council of America has also named him one of “America’s Top Physicians.” Dr.Reznik was a founding member of the Yale New Haven Hospital’s Orthopaedic Trauma Team.
Dr. Reznik is active locally, regionally, and nationally as:
- Chief Medical Officer of Connecticut Orthopaedics
- Board of Directors at Ezra Academy and the Jewish Federation
- Arthroscopy Association of North America
- The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Communications Cabinet
- AAOS – The National Patient Safety Committee
- Appointed to serve on the Council on Research and Quality as the Communications Cabinet liason. His appointment is a two-year term and begins March 12, 2018 concluding at the close of the Annual Meeting in 2020.
He writes educational articles for patients and physician education and has been interviewed for both print and media on a number of occasions. He is the author of two books, “The Knee and Shoulder Handbook for All of Us“, a patient guide to shoulder and knee problems, diagnosis and treatment and “I Have Fallen and I Can Get Up“, a book that explains the reason we fall and how to prevent those falls. It has a fall risk check list and a guide to how to make your home safe for everyone. He hopes these books will help all patients live better, healthier, active lives with less injuries and if they do get hurt by a fall, sports participation or other injury then they will know what to do next.
Utilizing his expertise and over three decades of experience in Arthroscopic Techniques for Shoulder and Knee Repair, he has innovated many procedures, invented surgical instruments and to date holds (6) U.S. patents.
He performs surgery at Connecticut Orthopaedics Branford Surgery Center, Yale New Haven Hospital (Mcgivney Orthopaedic Center – HSR Campus), YNHH (Temple Surgical) and Connecticut Orthopaedic Institute at MidState Medical center.