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Jeffrey A. Bash, MD

Clinical Interests

Spine Surgery, Disc Replacement

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Jeffrey A. Bash, MD, is a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic spine surgeon at Middlesex Orthopedic and Spine Associates. Dr. Bash has a broad background in caring for non-operative and surgical spinal disorders in adults. He is an expert in disc replacement of the cervical and lumbar spine. Dr. Bash participated in the first artificial disc replacement surgery in the United States. He is a leader in the field of minimally invasive surgery of the spine.

Dr. Bash received his undergraduate degree from Emory University and his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine. He then completed a general surgery internship at New York University Medical Center, followed by his orthopedic surgery residency at New York University Medical Center-Hospital for Joint Diseases. Dr. Bash was selected to further advance his training at the world-renowned Texas Back Institute in Plano, Texas. During his spine surgery fellowship, he learned all aspects of spine surgery by training with the top leaders in the field of spine surgery.

Following his training, Dr. Bash joined Middlesex Orthopedic Surgeons and has been serving the community for over 23 years. His practice specializes in the treatment of all conditions of the spine. He offers conservative treatments, including Spinal injections and physical and water therapy, chiropractic care as well as surgical treatments.

Dr. Bash works closely with neurosurgeon, Dr. Joseph Aferzon, on complex spinal surgeries.

Dr. Bash is a member of the National Association of Spine Surgeons, and he is a diplomate of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Dr. Bash sees patients in Middletown and performs surgery at Middlesex Hospital, Connecticut Orthopedic Institute, Hartford Hospital, and Middlesex Center for Advanced Orthopedic Surgery (MACOS).

  • Commercial Plans (Including APCN Plus, We do not accept regular APCN)
  • Managed Medicare
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield of CT
  • Commercial and Exchange
  • Managed Medicare
Blue Cross Blue Shield (Plans Outside CT)
  • Cards with the “PPO” inside the suitcase logo
CarePartners of Connecticut
  • Managed Medicare (HMO/PPO)
  • Commercial, MetroNY, and LocalPlus
  • Cigna+Oscar, Cigna+MVP
  • Commercial and Exchange (Except “Value” Network)
  • Managed Medicare
Connecticut State Workers’ Compensation
  • Emblem Commercial and Exchange (Except for Millennium and Enhanced Care Prime Networks)
  • Managed Medicare (VIP Prime, Bold, Reserve)
Medicare (Including Railroad Medicare)
  • Liberty and Freedom Plans
UHC/NYSHIP/NY Government Empire Plan
United Healthcare
  • All Commercial Plans (Except Indemnity and Compass)
  • Managed Medicare


Texas Back Institute, Plano, TX

Medical School

New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY


New York University Medical Center Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, NY


Emory University, Atlanta, GA


New York University Medical Center, New York, NY

  • Board-certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • National Association of Spine Surgeons
  • Society of Lateral Access Surgeons
Hospital Affiliations
  • Connecticut Orthopedic Institute
  • Hartford Hospital
  • Middlesex Center for Advanced Orthopedic Surgery (MACOS), Middletown, CT
  • Middlesex Hospital, Middletown, CT

  • Castle Connolly Top Doctor, 2024-Present
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