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Michael Redler, MD

Dr. Redler was a founding partner of The Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Center, which merged with Connecticut Orthopaedics in 2018. He specializes in sports medicine as well as hand and upper extremity surgery. Dr. Redler feels that his most important activity is the best possible care of his patients as well as the ongoing education of future sports medicine providers.

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Contact

For all general questions, prescription refills or to schedule an appointment, contact our office at:

Phone:
203.601.5233
Fax:
203.445.5572

Education and Training

  • M.D. University of Connecticut
  • Residency completed at University of Virginia
  • Fellowship in Sports Medicine & Upper Extremity

Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

  • St. Vincent’s Medical Center
  • Surgery Center of Fairfield County
  • Bridgeport Hospital

Team Affiliations

  • Bassick High School
  • Bunnell High School
  • Central High School
  • Fairfield Ludlowe High School
  • Fairfield Warde High School
  • Harding High School
  • Masuk High School
  • Notre Dame High School
  • St. Joseph's High School
  • Stratford High School
  • Trumbull High School

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Connecticut Orthopaedics
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" Thoughtful and considerate care has been consistent, all with whom I have been in contact have been professional and warm.n< br />n< br />Great team. thank you for each of you, you make a difference, your willingness to assist is refreshing. "

Connecticut Orthopaedics
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" Office help is amazing !!!! "

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" This was my first appointment with Dr. Redler. I was very pleased as he was very kind and caring. He explained in detail the issue that I am experiencing . He went over the X-rays and answered all the questions that I had regarding the problem in a calm and reassuring manner. I appreciate the time he spent during my visit. I would highly recommend him .n< br />n< br /> the kind and reassuring manner with which I was treated. "

Connecticut Orthopaedics
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" We are very happy with our care. Dr Redler had a great bedside manner with my 6 year old. He made her and us very comfortable "

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" Dr Reddler has been wonderful. Gentle, puts my son as ease, and gives a lot of information. "

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Conditions and Treatments

CONDITIONS OF FOOT & LOWER EXTREMITY

Foot & Ankle

Toes

CONDITIONS OF THE KNEE

Broken Bones and Injury

Fractures

Pain Syndromes

Diseases and Syndromes

Nonsurgical Treatment

CONDITIONS OF THE SHOULDER

CONDITIONS OF THE SPINE

Fractures

Sprains, Strains and Other Injuries

Diseases and Syndromes

Pain Syndromes

Treatment and Rehabilitation

Nonsurgical Treatment

Other Injuries

CONDITIONS OF THE HAND/WRIST

Fractures

Sprains, Strains and Other Injuries

Other Injuries

Diseases and Syndromes

Hand

Wrist

Finger/Thumb

Full Biography

Dr. Redler was a founding partner of The Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Center, which merged with Connecticut Orthopaedics in 2018. He specializes in sports medicine as well as hand and upper extremity surgery.

Dr. Redler attended medical school at the University of Connecticut. He did his residency training, including Chief Residency year, at the University of Virginia, where he also completed his Fellowship training in sports medicine and upper extremity with one of the godfathers of sports medicine, Dr. Frank C. McCue, III.

Dr. Redler is an Assistant Professor at the Frank H. Netter School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University. He formerly took care of the Bridgeport Bluefish, Sacred Heart University and University of Bridgeport as a team physician and was a consultant to major league lacrosse.

Dr. Redler has written numerous articles and textbook chapters on topics of sports medicine as well as hand and upper extremity surgery. His clinical research interests have been presented both nationally and internationally. Dr. Redler has been part of the faculty of meetings and chairman of instructional course lectures that have been held in the United States, Europe, Japan and South America. He has authored technique guides on upper extremity surgical techniques for athletic injuries and degenerative conditions. Also, he has created instructional videos on minimally invasive techniques for athletic upper extremity injuries. Dr. Redler has lectured frequently at the Becker Ambulatory Surgical Center meetings in Chicago, earning him a spot on the list of top people to know in ambulatory surgery. Additionally, he has designed multiple surgical instruments that are still used in the operating room around the world today.

Amidst all of his accomplishments, Dr. Redler still feels that his most important activity is the best possible care of his patients as well as the ongoing education of future sports medicine providers.

He is on the Physician Leadership Board of One World Surgery and has been to Honduras for medical missions and surgery several times.

 

Associations

  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons 
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine 
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America 
  • Fairfield County Medical Association 
  • American College of Sports Medicine 
  • Connecticut State Medical Society 
  • Connecticut Orthopaedic Association 
  • New England Hand Society 
  • International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery, and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine 

Research and Publications

  • Redler, M.R., Redler, L.E., Luchetti, T.J., “Complications of Patellofemoral Surgeries: Prevention and Management Strategies, “The Patellofemoral Joint “, Springer, 2014. 
  • Redler, M.R., Fries, S.P., Roros, B.A. “Paper 178:Arthroscopic Repair of Peripheral TFCC Tears: A Long Term Follow-up of the Shuttle Relay Technique” Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery, Volume 28, Issue 9, Supplement, Pages e439-e440, September 2012. 
  • Redler, M.R., Fries, S.P., Roros, B.A. “Paper 177: “Arthroscopic Repair of Combined TFCC Tears: A New Clinical Entity with Long term Follow-up”. Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery, Volume 28, Issue 9, Supplement, Pages e438-e439, September 2012. 
  • Redler, L.E., Redler, M.R., Fries, S. P. “Paper 136: “Arthroscopic Repair of Medial Retinaculum Ruptures Associated with Acute Patella Dislocations”. Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery, Volume 28, Issue 9, Supplement, Pages e415-e416, September 2012. 
  • Redler, M.R., Fries, S.P., Roros, B.A., Redler, L. E. “Arthroscopic Treatment of Combined TFCC Tears: A New Clinical Entity”. Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery, Volume 28, Issue 8, Supplement 2, Pages e237-e238, August 2012. 
  • Redler, M.R., Fries, S.P., “Arthroscopic Repair of Peripheral TFCC Tears: Long –Term Follow-up . Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery, Volume 27, Issue 5, Supplement, Pages e53-e54, May 2011. 
  • Redler, M.R. “Scaphoid Fractures in Athletes”, Sports Med CSMS, Editor: Carl W. Nissen, MD Spring 2010. 
  • Redler, M.R., Redler L.H. “Ruptures of the Ulnar Collateral Ligament of the Thumb”, Sports CSMS, Editor: Michael A. Lee, M.D., Winter 2008. 
  • Redler, M.R. “Diagnosis and Treatment of TFCC Injuries in Tennis Players” , Medicine and Science in Tennis, Volume 11, NR 3, December 2006. 
  • Redler, M.R. “Athlete’s Hand Fractures Can Be Managed Without Surgery”, Family Practice News, August 15, 2006, 
  • Redler. M.R., Dommu, A., Fries, S. P., Redler, L.E. “Type II SLAP lesions Repaired With Absorbable Anchors”. Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery, Volume 18, Issue 5, Supplement, Page 8. May 2002 
  • Redler, M.R., McCue, F.C.: Chapter – “The Coach’s Finger”, Current Therapy In Sports Medicine. Editor: Joseph Torg, M.D., Roy J. Shepard, M.D., Third Edition, Mosby-Year Book, Inc. 1995 
  • Redler, M.R.,McCue, F.C.: Chapter – “The Coach’s Finger”, Current Therapy In Sports Medicine-2 Editor: Joseph Torg, M.D., R. Peter Walsh, M.B.Ch.B.,F.R.C.S.(C), F.A.C.S., Roy J. Shephard, M.D.,B.C. Decker Inc. 1990 
  • Redler, M.R.; Koss, Stephen D.; Goitz, Henry T.; Whitehall, R.: “Nonunion of a Midshaft Clavicle Fracture Associated with Subclavian Vein Compression”. Orthopaedic Review, Vol. 18, No. 4. April 1989. 
  • Redler, M.R.; McCue, F.C.: Chapter – “Extensor Tendon Injuries of the Hand in the Athlete”. Sports Injury Management: A Quarterly Series”. Editor: Terry Malone, William and Wilkins, Baltimore, Maryland. Vol. 2, No. 1, Spring 1989. 
  • Redler, M.R.; McCue, F.C.: Chapter – “Dislocations of the Interphalangeal Joints and Metacarpal Phalangeal Joints in Athletes”. Sports Injury Management: A Quarterly Series. Editor: Terry Malone, William and Wilkins, Baltimore, Maryland. Vol. 2, No. 1,Spring 1989. 
  • Redler, M.R.; McCue, F.C.: Chapter – “Phalangeal and Metacarpal Fractures in the Athlete”. Sports Injury Management: A Quarterly Series. Editor: Terry Malone, William and Wilkins, Baltimore, Maryland. Vol. 2, No. 1, Spring 1989. 
  • Redler, M.R.; Wang, G.J.; Eschenroeder, H.D.; Stamp, W.G.: “Traction Bow for Acute Reduction of Fracture and/or Dislocation of the Thoracic or Thoracolumbar Spine”. Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma, Vol. 2,Number 2:124-129, March 1988. 
  • Redler, M.R.; McCue, F.C.: “Injuries of the Hand in Athletes”.Virginia Medical, Vol. 115, Number 7:331-336, July 1988. 
  • Redler, M.R.; McDowell, G.; Guterman, I.A.; McCue, F.C.; BalianG.:”Flexor Tendon Grafts In An Avian Model: Microscopic, Mechanical and Biochemical Analysis”. Proceedings of the Orthopaedic Research Society, San Francisco, California. January 1987. 
  • Redler, M.R.; Ruland, L.; McCue, F.C.: “Quadrilateral Space Syndrome in a Throwing Athlete, Case Report and Review of the Literature”, American Journal of Sports Medicine, Vol. 14, Number 6, November-December 1986. 
  • Redler, M.R.; Ruland, L.; McCue, F.C.: “Quadrilateral Space Syndrome in a Throwing Athlete, Case Report and Review of the Literature”, American Journal of Sports Medicine, Vol. 14, Number 6, November-December 1986. 
  • Redler, M.R.; Fulkerson, J.P.: “Collagen Production in Patella Ligaments Undergoing Autologous Transposition in Rabbit Knees”.(Abstract) Orthopaedic Transactions, Vol. 8, Number 3: 492, Fall 1984. 
  • Redler, Michael R.; Lakin, Paul; Lapkin, Robert; Graber, Charles: “Reversal of the Uremic Syndrome with Transluminal Angioplasty”. Connecticut Medicine, Vol. 45, Number 8:511-513, August 1981.

Appointments

  • Assistant Professor – Frank H. Netter School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University
  • Physician Leadership Board of One World Surgery
  • Visiting Professor of Clinical Orthopaedics at University of Virginia