Peter A. DeLuca, MD

Peter A. DeLuca, M.D., joined Connecticut Orthopaedics in March 1996 as the group’s Pediatric Orthopaedist. His clinical areas of special interest include correction of deformities of the hip, leg and foot, trauma and cerebral palsy. He has extensive expertise in the use of the Russian and Italian Ilizarov technique of limb lengthening and deformity correction in both children and adults.

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Education and Training

  • M.D. Duke University School of Medicine
  • Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery-Yale-New Haven Hospital
  • Fellowship in Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery - Newington Children's Hospital

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

  • Connecticut Orthopaedics Surgical Center – Branford
  • Connecticut Orthopaedic Institute at MidState Medical Center
  • Yale-New Haven Hospital

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Peter A. DeLuca, M.D., joined Connecticut Orthopaedics in March 1996 as the group’s Pediatric Orthopaedist.

From 1986 – 1996, Dr. DeLuca served as a Senior Orthopaedic Attending Surgeon at Newington Children’s Hospital located in Newington, Connecticut. There, he served as the Director of the Hip, Foot and Cerebral Palsy Services, as well as Medical Director of the Gait Analysis Laboratory. He continued in this later role at the new Connecticut Children’s Medical Center (CCMC) Center for Motion Analysis now located in Farmington.

Dr. DeLuca is on the active medical staff of Yale-New Haven Hospital, where he performs the majority of his surgeries. A graduate of Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina, he completed Pediatric and General Surgery Internships, and Orthopaedic Surgery Residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT. A fellowship in Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery was received through Newington Children’s Hospital. His clinical areas of special interest within Orthopaedics include correction of deformities of the hip, leg and foot, trauma and cerebral palsy. He has extensive expertise in the use of the Russian and Italian Ilizarov technique of limb lengthening and deformity correction in both children and adults.

He continues his academic pursuits as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine. Dr. DeLuca lectures nationally and internationally in the areas of Gait Analysis, Cerebral Palsy and Disorders of the child’s hip, and has published extensively on these topics.

He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery (AAOS), Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (POSNA) and Connecticut State Medical Society. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Associations

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery (AAOS)
  • Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (POSNA)
  • Connecticut State Medical Society
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Awards

  • Connecticut Magazine “Top Doc”- 2011, 2013
  • Best Doctors in Connecticut, Connecticut Magazine – 2019, 2020

Appointments

  • Assistant Professor – Department of Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine