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About Dr. Christopher J Lena
Dr. Christopher J Lena, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Glastonbury, CT, with other offices in Rocky Hill, CT and Farmington, CT (and 1 other location). He has 26 years of experience. His specialties include Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Lena is affiliated with Yale-New Haven Hospital and Connecticut Childrens Medical Center. Dr. Lena has received 4 awards. He speaks English.
Dr. Christopher J Lena has the following 2 specialties
- Sports Medicine
A sports medicine specialist is a physician who is trained to diagnose and treat injuries and conditions caused by participation in athletic activities.
These doctors are generally employed by professional sports teams to care for the athletes who are injured. They have extensive knowledge of the types of injuries that athletes are most susceptible to, such as stress fractures, sprains, concussions, muscle cramps, ACL injuries, and shin splints.
It is the responsibility of sports medicine specialist to clear athletes to return to the playing field when they are deemed fit. These doctors also advise athletes on how to avoid injury through proper care of their bodies while training.
- Orthopaedic Surgery
Dr. Christopher J Lena has the following 15 expertise
- Herniated Disc
- Hip Osteoarthritis
- Joint Pain/Swelling
- Sports Medicine
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Joint Replacement
- Bone Fracture
- Knee Osteoarthritis
- Hip Surgery
- Knee Surgery (Knee Replacement Arthroplasty)
Dr. Christopher J Lena is Board Certified in 2 specialties
See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.
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It isn't often that a surgeon has the perfect combination of exceptional skill, terrific bedside manner, ability to educate you without pontificating, unearths every stone (if necessary to help you), and, as an amazing bonus, has a fabulous sense of humor, too!!! Dr. Lena does all of this without an ounce of arrogance. He listens to your needs, gives you options and lets you be part of the decision making as he knows that how he goes about fixing you has to work for your life. He is truly one in a million!
Dr. Lena is the best!!! Very attentive and thorough. He has been treating me for my hip and I am very satisfied with his treatment. He also has a beautiful smile. :)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)
Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.
On-Time Doctor Award (2016, 2017, 2018)
Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.
Patients' Choice Award (2017, 2018)
Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.
Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors
Castle Connolly is America's trusted source for the identification of Top Doctors. Their physician-led research team reviews and screens the credentials of tens of thousands of physicians who are nominated by their peers annually, via a nationwide online process, before selecting those physicians who are regionally or nationally among the very best in their medical specialties. Castle Connolly believes strongly that Top Doctors Make a Difference™.
Dr. Lena is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
26 Years Experience
University Of Connecticut School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1992
University Of Connecticut Health Center
Dr. Christopher J Lena accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna CT AWH MC OA w/Pediatric Dental
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
- Anthem CT HMO BlueCare
- Anthem CT Pathway X Enhanced Ind HMO
- Anthem PPO Century Preferred CT
- Anthem Pathway X Ind PPO Direct Access CT
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS MA Blue Care Elect PPO
- BCBS MA Preferred Blue PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- Connecticare Flex Connecticut
- Connecticare Passage
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- Oxford Freedom
- Oxford Liberty
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
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