Middlesex Orthopedic & Spine Associates is now in Newington! Schedule an appointment today. Physical therapy is now available on Saturdays from 7:00 am to 12:00 pm at 430 Saybrook Road in Middletown.

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Our 420 Saybrook Rd MRI location is temporarily closed. We have temporarily relocated to 430 Saybrook Road (Lower Level where Physical Therapy is located).

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Joseph M. Sohn, MD

Clinical Interests

Spine Surgery

Located In

Middletown, Westbrook, Hebron

Dr. Sohn is a renowned board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic spine surgeon with over 19 years of dedicated practice committed to enhancing his patients’ lives through advanced surgical techniques and compassionate care. Dr. Sohn has a broad background in operative and non-operative spinal disorders and specializes in treatments like minimally invasive spine surgery, robotic spine surgery, and total disc replacement.

He began his journey by earning a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering at Manhattan College. He then attended medical school at New York Medical College and spent five rigorous years at Henry Ford Hospital for his orthopedic surgery training. Following his orthopedic residency, Dr. Sohn went on to further his expertise by specializing in spine surgery at the prestigious Texas Back Institute.

Dr. Sohn is a trailblazer in the field, specializing and teaching other surgeons in minimally invasive spine surgery, total disc replacement, and the precision of robotic-navigated surgery. His mastery of these cutting-edge approaches reflects his unwavering dedication to ensuring the best possible outcomes for his patients.

His primary focus is not just on surgery but on the well-being of his patients. He understands the physical and emotional toll that spine conditions can take. Driven by empathy, he takes the time to listen, educate, and provide tailored treatment plans to address each patient’s unique needs. Dr. Sohn is committed to excellence at every step of the patient’s journey. From the first consultation to post-surgical recovery, he is there to guide, support, and inspire confidence. His dedication to delivering the highest standard of care ensures patients can regain their mobility and quality of life.

In his free time, Dr. Sohn enjoys skiing in the winter and relaxing at the beach year-round. He also enjoys exploring other cultures through travel and food.

  • 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 Medicaid
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
Spinal Surgery


Henry Ford Hospital


Henry Ford Hospital
Orthopedic Surgery

Medical School

New York Medical College

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery: Orthopaedic Surgery Board Certification

  • Castle Connolly Top Doctor 2022-Present

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