Michelle Pagliaro Haywood, DC, ESCS, CCSMS

Dr. Michelle Pagliaro Haywood is a certified chiropractic sports physician with Connecticut Orthopaedics. She is a graduate of Brown University with a degree in human biology. She played basketball and softball for the Bears. As the point guard she led the Women’s basketball team to 3 consecutive Ivy League championships. The last one gave the Bears the first automatic bid for an Ivy League school to the women’s national tournament. She received post season accolades every season she competed with both teams.

She went onto graduate summa cum laude with her doctorate degree at the National College of Chiropractic in Lombard, Il.

In 1998 when she joined the Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Center. They became the first orthopaedic office in the state to have a chiropractor on staff.

In 2012 she was inducted into the Brown University Athletic Department Hall of Fame. In 2013 Griffin Hospital named her one of the Women Making a Difference in the Valley and in 2015 she was inducted into the St Joseph High School Athletic Department Hall of Fame.

Dr. Pagliaro was the team chiropractor for Sacred Heart University from 1998-2017 and served as the team chiropractor for the Bridgeport Bluefish for 10 years.

She is the volunteer coordinator for Center Stage Theatre in Shelton, CT and volunteers at St. Vincent DePaul in Derby, CT and The Spooner House in Shelton, CT. She is a city of Shelton Parks and Recreation Commissioner and serves on the St. Margaret Mary’s Church Health Counsel in Shelton, CT. She is also a Fellow of Trumbull College at Yale University.

Primary Specialty

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Contact

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

Phone:
203.601.5239
Fax:
203.601.8590

Education and Training

  • B.S. Human Biology - Brown University
  • Doctorate of Chiropractic from the National College of Chiropractic
  • Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician

Board Certifications

  • National Chiropractic Board
  • Connecticut State Board

Team Affiliations

  • Bassick High School
  • Bunnel 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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" My leg pain is less and I can move a little easier because of the treatment I received. "

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" Dr Pagliaro is wonderful and knowledgeable as well as her assistant Ashley! "

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Full Biography

Dr. Michelle Pagliaro Haywood is a certified chiropractic sports physician with Connecticut Orthopaedics. She is a graduate of Brown University with a degree in human biology. She played basketball and softball for the Bears. As the point guard she led the Women’s basketball team to 3 consecutive Ivy League championships. The last one gave the Bears the first automatic bid for an Ivy League school to the women’s national tournament. She received post season accolades every season she competed with both teams.

She went onto graduate summa cum laude with her doctorate degree at the National College of Chiropractic in Lombard, Il.

In 1998 when she joined the Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Center. They became the first orthopaedic office in the state to have a chiropractor on staff.

In 2012 she was inducted into the Brown University Athletic Department Hall of Fame. In 2013 Griffin Hospital named her one of the Women Making a Difference in the Valley and in 2015 she was inducted into the St Joseph High School Athletic Department Hall of Fame.

Dr. Pagliaro was the team chiropractor for Sacred Heart University from 1998-2017 and served as the team chiropractor for the Bridgeport Bluefish for 10 years.

She is the volunteer coordinator for Center Stage Theatre in Shelton, CT and volunteers at St. Vincent DePaul in Derby, CT and The Spooner House in Shelton, CT. She is a city of Shelton Parks and Recreation Commissioner and serves on the St. Margaret Mary’s Church Health Counsel in Shelton, CT. She is also a Fellow of Trumbull College at Yale University.

Awards

Griffin Hospital – Women Making a Difference in the Valley (2013)

Appointments

  • Adjunct Clinical Professor of Clinical Services for the University of Bridgeport Chiropractic School