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Brett Wasserlauf, MD

94.2% Patient Satisfaction based on 706 ratings

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About Brett Wasserlauf:


Dr. Wasserlauf is personally invested in his patients’ outcomes. He employs non-operative treatment methods, when possible, to take advantage of the body’s ability to heal itself. When surgery is necessary, he is skilled in minimally-invasive techniques for shoulder, knee and sports injuries. He utilizes the most advanced techniques for joint preservation and joint replacement surgery. Dr. Wasserlauf has developed a reputation for connecting with his patients, a rarity in today’s rushed practices, which leads to a high level of patient satisfaction.


Minimally invasive arthroscopic surgery of the:

  • Elbow – ligament reconstruction (“Tommy John” surgery), tennis elbow repair
  • Shoulder – rotator cuff repair, instability repair, labral repair
  • Knee – knee ligament reconstruction, meniscal repair
  • Total knee replacement
  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • Partial knee replacement
  • Joint preservation surgery
  • Total shoulder replacement
  • Care of fractures and traumatic injuries


Medical School: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York City

Residency in Orthopedics: New York, Orthopedic Hospital at Columbia University

Fellowship: in Sports Medicine – Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis


Board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons (ABOS)
Subspecialty Certification in Sports Medicine (ABOS)
Diplomat, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
Member, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM)
Member, Connecticut Orthopaedic Society
Member, New England Shoulder & Elbow Society (NESES)

Connecticut Surgery Center
Connecticut Joint Replacement Institute
St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center

Team physician for:

Hartford Athletics
Hartford WolfPack
Northwest Catholic High School

Clinical Associate, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

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Brett Wasserlauf, MD Reviews (524)

New Patient Visit

I was happy to meet the doctor and staff that work with him. Everyone was very friendly.

Knee Replacement

The service was up to par everyone was nice and everyone shared answers to my questions

Office Visit / Follow-up

I got good news about my surgery and speedy recovery on a job well done!

Office Visit / Follow-up

On time. Staff-very respectful

Office Visit / Follow-up

My doctor is proficient and professional on his work and communicates clearly about progress and what to expect.

Office Visit / Follow-up

I thought Dr. Wasserlauf was very thorough and everything was setup quick.

Office Visit / Follow-up

Dr. Wasserlauf and team are terrific. Solicitous and sincere, very capable always.

New Patient Visit

The doctor and the staff were professional and caring. All follow-up was scheduled and all questions answered.

Knee Replacement

The result, bilateral surgery, will enable me to complete daily tasks with confidence and less or no pain in my knees.

Office Visit / Follow-up

Information and preparation of my surgery

Knee Arthroscopy

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Office Visit / Follow-up

Dr Wasserlauf was outstanding in his questions to me, his visual assessment of my walking, my knee bending and in our conversation about future treatment. He was very thorough and we considered all the various options for moving forward.

Office Visit / Follow-up

Excellent care. Dr. Wasserlauf always listens to my concerns and monitors my progress.

Office Visit / Follow-up

Professional, courtesy, compassion and knowledge of his skill

Office Visit / Follow-up

Had an xray done which proved my problem was my hip & not my knee.

Office Visit / Follow-up

I did not think my concerns were given much attention

Office Visit / Follow-up

I was satisfied that they explained my condition well and made sure that I was healing well.

New Patient Visit

Dr Wasserlauf clearly explained my need for a shoulder replacement.

Virtual Visit / Telemedicine

The doctor did not rush the appointment and explained the situation clearly and concisely.

Office Visit / Follow-up

My treatment was informative and observed in all possibilities