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Lane D. Spero, M.D., fellowship-trained orthopedic spine surgeon at Litchfield Hills Orthopedic Associates, was recently recognized as one of Connecticut’s Best Doctors 2021 for Connecticut Magazine. Dr. Spero’s expertise includes a wide variety of advanced techniques and procedures used to effectively diagnose and treat injuries and conditions of the back, neck and spine. He sees patients in Torrington at 245 Alvord Park Road as well as in Bristol at 281 N. Main St. Patients in need of specialized orthopedic spine care are encouraged to call (860) 482-8539.

Published by Connecticut Magazine, the list of best doctors in Connecticut for 2021 was selected by impartial peer review in a broad range of medical subspecialties. The list is characterized by doctors who, according to their doctor peers, are the best in their region and area of medicine. The list is unbiased and compiled by the medical information services company Best Doctors, part of Teladoc Health, Inc.

“It is such an honor to receive recognition for service that I feel so privileged to provide,” says Dr. Spero. “As a spine surgeon and member of the dedicated team at Litchfield Hills Orthopedic Associates, I’m proud to devote my practice to helping our community stay active and healthy.” 

For several consecutive years, Dr. Spero has also been peer-nominated and nationally recognized as a Castle Connolly Top Doctor for his dedication to providing outstanding care. Top Doctors are selected by peer nomination and careful review from the research team at Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. Castle Connolly’s physician-led research team considers factors including medical education, training, board certification, hospital appointments and professional affiliations.

Dr. Spero earned his medical degree at Boston University School of Medicine. He completed an internship in general surgery and his residency in orthopedic surgery at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, in Bronx, New York, and a spine surgery fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. He served as Chief of Spine and Scoliosis Service at Sound Shore Medical Center in New Rochelle, New York, and has authored professional articles related to spine injury and surgery. He is an attending physician at The Hospital of Central Connecticut and Litchfield Hills Surgery Center, and he is also affiliated with the University of Connecticut.

To learn more about Dr. Spero or to schedule an appointment, please call (860) 482-8539.