Urgent Ortho Care in Wilton will be closed on Saturday, July 13th. We invite you to visit our Greenwich location, which will be open for Urgent Ortho Care from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Jonathan L. Berliner, MD

Director of the ONS Outpatient Joint Replacement Center
Located In

Greenwich, Wilton

About

Jonathan L. Berliner, MD, Director of the ONS Outpatient Joint Replacement Center, is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon and fellowship-trained specialist in hip and knee replacement. His expertise includes muscle sparing anterior hip replacement, minimally invasive total knee and partial knee replacement, complex revision total hip and total knee replacement, computer-assisted surgery, and trauma of the lower extremity.

Dr. Berliner earned his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine, graduating with Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) honors. He completed his residency in orthopaedic surgery at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), followed by a fellowship in hip and knee replacement at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City.

Dr. Berliner is a recipient of the John Charnley Award, a national award presented annually by the Hip Society for the best innovative clinical research related to hip replacement. He has served as a visiting surgeon in Haiti and Nicaragua as a visiting surgeon and provides other volunteer medical services abroad. He is also a 2023 Castle Connolly Top Doctor.

Dr. Berliner’s primary focus is to develop an individualized treatment plan to help patients return to their desired activity levels and regain a fulfilling quality of life.

Aetna
  • 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)
Cigna
  • Commercial, MetroNY, and LocalPlus
  • Cigna+Oscar, Cigna+MVP (CT Locations Only)
ConnectiCare
  • Commercial and Exchange (Except “Value” Network)
  • Managed Medicare
Connecticut Medicaid
Connecticut State Workers’ Compensation
EmblemHealth
  • 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)
Oxford
  • 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.

Fellowship

Fellowship in Adult Reconstruction and Joint Replacement: Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY

Medical School

New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY

Residency

University of California, San Francisco, CA

College

Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery: Orthopaedic Surgery Board Certification

Memberships
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • California Orthopaedic Association
  • CRUDEM Foundation, Haiti
  • Hospital Lenin Fonseca, Nicaragua
  • New York City Free Clinic, New York
Team Physician Responsibilities
  • Iona Prep Football Team Physician, New Rochelle, NY, 2018 season

  • Castle Connolly Top Doctor, 2021-Present
  • Rising Star – 40 Under 40, Business Council of Westchester, 2020
  • The John Charnley Award, The Hip Society, 2015 (The award was for best innovative research encompassing important advances in the management of hip disorders.)
  • San Francisco Marathon
  • San Francisco Rock’ n Roll Half Marathon
  • University of California, San Francisco PlaySafe Marathon

Peer-Reviewed Publications
  • Berliner JL, Esposito CI, Miller TT, Padgett DE, Mayman DJ, Jerabek SA. What preoperative factors predict postoperative sitting pelvic position one year following total hip arthroplasty? Bone Joint J. 2018 Oct;100-B(10):1289-1296. PMID: 30295534
  • Rueckl K, Sculco PK, Berliner JL, Cross MB, Koch C, Boettner F. Fracture risk of tapered modular revision stems: a failure analysis. Arthroplast Today. 2017 Dec 21;4(3):300-305. PMID: 30186909
  • Berliner JL, Ortiz PA, Lee YY, Miller TT, Westrich GH. Venous Hemodynamics After Total Hip Arthroplasty: A Comparison Between Portable vs Stationary Pneumatic Compression Devices and the Effect of Body Position. J Arthroplasty. 2018 Jan;33(1):162-166. PMID 28927565
  • Wong SE, Zhang AL, Berliner JL, Ma CB, Feeley BT. Preoperative patient-reported scores can predict postoperative outcomes after shoulder arthroplasty. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2016 Jun;25(6):913-9. PMID 27039669
  • Berliner JL, Brodke DJ, Chan V, SooHoo NF, Bozic KJ. Can Preoperative Patient-reported Outcome Measures Be Used to Predict Meaningful Improvement in Function After TKA? Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2016 Mar 8. PMID 26956248
  • Berliner JL, Brodke DJ, Chan V, SooHoo NF, Bozic KJ. John Charnley Award: Preoperative Patient- Reported Outcome Measures Predict Clinically Meaningful Improvement in Function after THA. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2016 Feb;474(2):321-9. doi: 10.1007/s11999-015-4350-6. PMID 26201420
  • Berliner JL, Regalado-Magdos A, Ma CB, Feeley BT. Biomechanics of Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2015 Jan;24(1):150-160. doi: 10.1016/j.jse.2014.08.003. PMID 25441574
  • Elliott RE, Bollo RJ, Berliner JL, Silverberg A, Carlson C, Geller EB, Barr WB, Devinsky O, Doyle WK. Anterior temporal lobectomy with amygdalohippocampectomy for mesial temporal sclerosis: predictors of long-term seizure control. Neurosurg. 2013 Aug;119(2):261-72. doi: 10.3171/2013.4.JNS121829. PMID 23706057
  • Berliner JL, Verma K, Lonner BS, Penn PU, Bharucha NJ. Discriminative validity of the Scoliosis Research Society 22 questionnaire among five curve-severity subgroups of adolescents with idiopathic scoliosis. Spine J. 2013 Feb;13(2):127-33. doi: 10.1016/j.spinee.2012.10.025. PMID 23218828
  • Bollo RJ, Berliner JL, Fischer I, Miles DK, Thiele EA, Zagzag D, Weiner HL. Extraventricular subependymal giant cell tumor in a child with tuberous sclerosis complex. Neurosurg Pediatr. 2009 Jul;4(1):85-90. doi: 10.3171/2009.3.PEDS08225. PMID 19569916
Abstracts & Paper Presentations
  • Berliner JL, Esposito CI, Miller TT, Padgett DE, Mayman DJ, Jerabek SA. Hip flexion increases and spine flexion decreases from standing to sitting position 1 year after patients undergo total hip arthroplasty. Paper Presentation at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Annual Meeting, New Orleans LA, 3/2018
  • Berliner JL, Esposito CI, Miller TT, Padgett DE, Mayman DJ, Jerabek SA. Hip flexion increases and spine flexion decreases from standing to sitting position 1 year after patients undergo total hip arthroplasty. Abstract presented at the American Academy of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS) Annual Meeting, Dallas TX, 11/2017
  • Berliner JL, Brodke D, Chan V, Bozic KJ. Patient Reported Outcome Measures as a Tool for Surgical Appropriateness in Total Hip Replacement. Paper presentation presented at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Annual Meeting, Las Vegas NV, 3/2015
  • Berliner JL, Zhang AL, Lansdown DA, Ma CB, Feeley BT. Prevalence Of Rotator Cuff Atrophy And Fatty Infiltration In Patients With Glenohumeral Osteoarthritis. Abstract to be presented at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Annual Meeting, Las Vegas NV, 3/2015.
  • Berliner JL, Brodke D, Chan V, Bozic KJ. Patient Reported Outcome Measures as a Tool for Surgical Appropriateness in Total Knee Replacement. Abstract to be presented at the 2014 American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons Annual Meeting, Houston TX, 11/2014
  • Verma K, Berliner JL, Lonner BS Does the SRS-22 Correlate with Curve Severity in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis? An Age and Gender Matched Comparison. Poster presented at the 17th International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques (IMAST), 7/2010
Book Chapters
  • Berliner JL, Haas SB – Extra-articular tibial deformity: Correction with the Implant – Complex Cases in Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Compendium of Current Techniques, 2018
  • THA: Posterior Approach – AAOS Advanced Reconstruction Hip 2. Collaborating with Dr. Thomas Vail 2016
  • Revision THA: Component Removal – AAOS Advanced Reconstruction Hip 2. Collaborating with Dr. Kevin Bozic, 2016
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