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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (1)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Kenneth Paonessa is Average. Dr. Paonessa has been reviewed by 8 patients who have provided 1 comments. The rating is 3 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 2.9
Promptness 1.7
Courteous Staff 3.2
Accurate Diagnosis 4.2
Bedside Manner 3.6
Spends Time with Me 4.0
Follows Up After Visit 3.0

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 1 awards.

Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)


Dr. Paonessa has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • William W Backus Hospital 
  • Lawrence & Memorial Hospital 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Kenneth J Paonessa MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 28 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Kenneth J. Paonessa practice?
Dr. Kenneth Paonessa has 1 office location.
Dr. Kenneth Paonessa practices Orthopaedic Surgery near North Franklin, CT.
See North Franklin Orthopedic Surgeons.