Born in Huntington, NY., Dr. Kramer received his bachelor’s degree from Wesleyan University and his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine. He completed his general surgery internship and orthopaedic surgery residency training at Yale Medical School, followed by a fellowship in spinal surgery at the University of Maryland Medical School. Upon completion of his training Dr. Kramer entered practice with Connecticut Orthopaedics, with whom he has since spent his entire professional career.
Dr. Kramer is president of the Connecticut Orthopaedics Foundation, president of the Yale Orthopaedic Association, past-president of the New England Spine Study Group, an Assistant Clinical Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation at Yale Medical School and an Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon at Yale-New Haven Hospital and MidState Medical Center. He has written and lectured extensively within his field, speaking to both academic and public audiences. Dr. Kramer is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and a member of the North American Spine Society, Connecticut State Medical Society, and Health Volunteers Overseas. His clinical interests include evolving minimal invasive surgical techniques, percutaneous pain relieving treatments and injection therapy.
Dr. Kramer’s personal interests and hobbies include time spent with his wife Robin and their five children and their families, jazz and classical trumpet, tennis, cycling, film photography and reading. He serves on the board of directors of the Yale Medical Symphony Orchestra and as his class secretary at Wesleyan University.