Michael R. Clain, MD

Dr. Michael Clain
  • College: Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, 1980
  • Medical School: Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, 1984
  • Residency: Orthopaedic Surgery, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, 1986-1990
  • Fellowship: Foot and Ankle, University of Texas and Baylor College of Medicine, 1990-1991

Michael Clain, MD is an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in foot and ankle surgery. After graduating from Brown University in Providence, RI, he earned his medical degree at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in NY. He did his internship in general surgery at Mount Sinai Hospital, followed by a residency in orthopedic surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital in NY. Additionally, Dr. Clain completed a foot and ankle fellowship at the University of Texas and Baylor College of Medicine in Houston Texas.

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Dr. Clain and his team are great. He explains everything clearly and spends all the time needed to answer any questions or concerns. He’s a master stitcher. My scar looks so much better than friends with the same op from other docs. (5 Star Review on Healthgrades)

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Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
Connecticut Orthopaedic Society
Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners



Castle Connolly Top Doctors 2007 – 2020
Castle Connolly New York Metro Area Top Doctor 2008- 2019
Connecticut Magazine Top Doctors 2001-2005, 2007- 2011, 2013, 2018 – 2020
New York Magazine Best Doctors 2008, 2009, 2011, 2015, 2017, 2020
Greenwich Magazine Top Doctors 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013-2020
New Canaan Magazine Top Doctors 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013-2020
Stamford Magazine Top Doctors 2010, 2011, 2013-2020
Westport Magazine Top Doctors 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013-2017
The Wag Magazine Best Doctors 2010
US News and World Report Top Doctor 2011

Academic Honors

Brown University, Phi Beta Kappa and Magna Cum Laude
Gordon Dewart Award


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