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Dr. Kenneth Joseph Paonessa MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 26 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine, Orthopaedic Trauma, and Diagnostic Radiology.
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Dr. Kenneth Paonessa has 2 office locations.
82 New Park Ave
North Franklin, CT 06254

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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

  • Currently 2.5 of 4 stars
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The overall average patient rating of Dr. Kenneth Paonessa is Good. Dr. Paonessa has been reviewed by 2 patients who have provided 0 comments. The rating is 2.5 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 1.5
  • Currently 1.5 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 2.5
  • Currently 2.5 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 2.5
  • Currently 2.5 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 2.5
  • Currently 2.5 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 2.5
  • Currently 2.5 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 2.5
  • Currently 2.5 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Kenneth Paonessa, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 6 areas:
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Fractures
  • Spinal Stenosis

Education & Awards

Dr. Paonessa graduated from UMDNJ, Newark. He has 2 awards.

Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2013)
Castle Connolly Top Doctors: Connecticut™ (2009)


Dr. Paonessa has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • William W Backus Hospital 
  • Lawrence & Memorial Hospital 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Paonessa accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • Aetna - 3 plans
  • MVP Health Care Preferred Care - 1 plan
  • United Healthcare - 12 plans
  • Anthem - 17 plans
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield - 3 plans
  • Oxford Health Plans - 2 plans
  • Humana - 6 plans

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Additional Information
Where does Dr. Kenneth J. Paonessa practice?
Dr. Kenneth Paonessa practices Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine, Orthopaedic Trauma, and Diagnostic Radiology near North Franklin, CT.
See North Franklin Surgeons and North Franklin Radiologists.