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

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Locations and availability (2)
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

  • Currently 2 of 4 stars
Patient comments (0)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Kenneth Paonessa is Satisfactory. Dr. Paonessa has been reviewed by 3 patients who have provided 0 comments. The rating is 2 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™ (2012 - 2013)
Castle Connolly Top Doctors: Connecticut™ (2009)


Dr. Paonessa has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • Lawrence & Memorial Hospital 
  • William W Backus 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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Where does Dr. Kenneth J. Paonessa practice?
Dr. Kenneth Paonessa practices Orthopaedic Surgery near North Franklin, CT.
See North Franklin Surgeons.