John M. Beiner, MD, is a Board-Certified Orthopedic Spine Surgeon with a specialty in cervical spine, treating the range of adult and pediatric spinal disorders.
Born near Los Angeles, Dr. Beiner graduated cum laude from the University of California, San Diego. He moved to New Haven in 1992 for medical school at Yale University School of Medicine. Graduating in the top ten percent of his class, he was inducted into the honorary medical society Alpha Omega Alpha. He remained at Yale for his internship in General Surgery and residency in Orthopedic Surgery, and served as Chief Resident in 2001-2002. Awarded a fellowship at one of the top programs for Spine Surgery in the United States, he completed his training at Thomas Jefferson University and the Rothman Institute in Philadelphia. There he learned traditional spinal surgery methods as well as studying the most modern, cutting-edge techniques of non-operative and minimally invasive surgical techniques. His training prepared him to deal with a wide range of degenerative and traumatic spinal disorders. Working with Connecticut Orthopaedics since 2003, Dr. Beiner is a partner in a group of specialists dealing with the range of musculoskeletal disorders. He has a particular interest and expertise in problems related to the cervical spine.
Dr. Beiner is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and the North American Spine Society. With attending privileges at Yale-New Haven Hospital St. Raphael Campus and Midstate Hospital, he remains involved with resident education, orthopaedics and neurosurgery, in the surgical setting. He has presented at the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, North American Spine Society, and has given numerous Grand Rounds at Yale and Thomas Jefferson University. He has published widely in the Orthopedic and Spinal Surgery literature. He regularly attends national meetings and courses to maintain his skills.
Dr. Beiner lives in Madison with his two children. He is an avid outdoor sports enthusiast. Dr. Beiner stays as active as he wants his patients to be; he enjoys water and snow-skiing, wakeboarding and snowboarding, kiteboarding, scuba diving, mountain biking, open water swimming, triathlons, and sailing. His at-home hobbies also include woodworking, woodturning, and furniture-making.