John S. Reach, Jr., MD

Connecticut Orthopaedics
Primary Specialty: Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Accepting New Patients
John S. Reach, Jr., MD

About Me

Specialties/Areas of Care

Foot and Ankle Surgery

Joint Replacement

Orthopedic Surgery

Special Training

Total Ankle Replacement

Languages Spoken



John Reach, Jr., MD is an orthopedic surgeon at Connecticut Orthopaedics and Middlesex Health.

Dr. Reach is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He completed his fellowship in advanced foot and ankle reconstruction at Duke University Medical School and his residency in orthopaedic surgery at Mayo Clinic, where he served as Chief Resident. Dr. Reach earned his medical degree from Georgetown University.

Dr. Reach has extensive experience in foot and ankle surgery and has been recognized nationally and internationally for his expertise. In fact, he is one of few surgeons certified in all available methods of total ankle replacement. He is an innovator in his field and pioneer in the use of advanced musculoskeletal ultrasound for soft-tissue and sports pathology. He has also served as a consultant for many orthopedic, imaging and insurance companies and conducts research on minimally invasive treatments for a range of foot and ankle conditions.

A fierce advocate for the importance of foot and ankle care, Dr. Reach prioritizes his patients' needs and goals.

Special Interests

Advanced Techniques for Total Ankle Replacement
Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
Sports Foot & Ankle Injuries
Tendon/Ligament Repair
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Lower Extremity Deformity Correction and Lengthening
Multiplanar Computer Assisted External Fixation
Micro-neuro-vascular Surgery
Great Toe Arthritis (Cartiva) and Deformity
Arthroscopic Surgery
Minimally Invasive Cartilage Repair
Total Ankle Revision
Limb Salvage


Education & Training

Fellowship Duke University Medical School, Durham, NC
Residency Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Medical School Georgetown University, Washington, DC

Board Certification

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Locations & Appointments

1 Office Location

1Connecticut Orthopaedics - Essex

12 Bokum Road
Essex, CT 06426
Connecticut Orthopaedics - Essex

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