After-Hours Urgent Ortho Care is now available in Wilton, Monday to Friday from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm and Saturdays from 12:00 to 4:00 pm. Walk-ins welcome.

Gary Solomon, MD

Physiatry, Spine
Clinical Interests

Musculoskeletal Medicine, Pain Management

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Dr. Solomon is a board certified physiatrist specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal and neuropathic pain disorders. His expertise includes evaluation and management of neck pain, low back pain, joint pain, sports injuries and fibromyalgia. He also specializes in the treatment of complicated nerve pain stemming from conditions such as sciatica, neuropathy and complex regional pain syndrome (a/k/a reflex sympathetic dystrophy).

Other areas of expertise include the management of spasticity following neurologic events including stroke, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis and hereditary spasticity. Dr. Solomon is able to manage spasticity with a multimodal approach including botulinum toxin injections, phenol nerve blocks, pharmacologic therapy and physical therapy.

Dr. Solomon also has expertise in the diagnosis and management of bladder disorders associated with neurologic injury and performs urodynamic testing.

After graduating from Tufts University, summa cum laude with an engineering degree, Dr. Solomon attended Tufts University School of Medicine where he received his medical degree. He then completed his specialty training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Tufts New England Medical Center.

Dr. Solomon has been on the medical staff at Norwalk Hospital since 1991 where he is currently a senior attending physician. He is also a Castle Connolly Top Doctor.

  • 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 (CT Locations Only)
  • 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)
Harvard Pilgrim
  • Through United Shared Services – ONS Harrison location only.
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

Orthopaedic & Neurosurgery Specialists (ONS) accepts most major insurance plans. Please see the list of accepted insurance plans above and confirm that ONS participates with your plan prior to scheduling an appointment. Certain insurance plans are limited to specific regions and physicians. If you have additional questions, please call our offices at (203) 869-1145 ext. 279 and our team will be happy to provide additional information.


Tufts Affiliated Residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts

Medical School

Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts


Mount Auburn Hospital, Cambridge, Massachusetts


Tufts University School of Engineering, Summa Cum Laude, Tufts University School of Engineering, Medford, Massachusetts

  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Certification

  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Connecticut Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Norwalk Medical Society
  • Physiatric Association of Spine, Sports and Occupational Rehabilitation

  • Castle Connolly Top Doctor, 2022-Present
  • Connecticut Magazine Top Doctors, 2010-2016
  • Tau Beta Pi (National Engineering Honor Society)

  • Resident Lecture Series, Norwalk Hospital, February 25, 1999
    • “Ergonomics in the Workplace”
  • Norwalk Medical Society, January 28, 1999
    • “New Concepts in the Management of Musculoskeletal Pain”
  • Resident Lecture Series, Norwalk Hospital, June 4, 1998
    • “Complex Regional Pain Syndromes”
  • Resident Lecture Series, Norwalk Hospital, March 5, 1998
    • “Treatment Approaches to Back Pain”
  • Medical Grand Rounds, Norwalk Hospital, October 30, 1997
    • “Diagnosis and Treatment of Low Back Pain”
  • Industrial Training Lecture Series, King Industries, Norwalk, CT, September 13, 1997
    • “Low Back Pain in Industry”
  • Resident Lecture Series, Norwalk Hospital, September 11, 1997
    • “Myofascial Pain Syndromes”
  • Community Lecture Series, Westport Senior Center, September 19, 1997
    • “Osteoporosis in Women”
  • Norwalk Hospital Lecture Series, Norwalk Hospital, March 25, 1997
    • “Osteoporosis: Exercise and Rehabilitation”
  • Rehabilitation Medicine Grand Rounds, Norwalk Hospital, January 11, 1996
    • “Updates in Osteoarthritis: Diagnosis and Treatment”
  • Advanced Center for Rehabilitation Medicine, ACRM, November 19, 1995
    • “Treatment Approaches to the Patient with Chronic Pain”
  • Geriatric Grand Rounds, Norwalk Hospital, March 17, 1995
    • “Neuro-urology in the Older Adult”
  • Rehabilitation Medicine Grand Rounds, Norwalk Hospital, June 10, 1993
    • “Updates in Spine Care”
  • Surgical Grand Rounds; Trauma Rounds, Norwalk Hospital, October 28, 1992
    • “Rehabilitation of the Trauma Patient”
  • Grand Rounds, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, New England Medical Center, June 1991
    • “Paget’s Disease”
  • Grand Rounds, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, New England Medical Center, May 1990
    • “Neurologic Manifestations of Cervical Spondylosis”
  • Grand Rounds, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, New England Medical Center, April 21, 1989
    • “Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy”
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