Jeffrey J. Brooks, MD

Orthopaedic Hand and Trauma Surgeon

Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

166 Cherry Street
New Canaan, CT 06840

Main: (203) 323-7331
Fax: (203) 972-7131

Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

1 Blachley Road
Stamford, CT 06902

Main: (203) 323-7331
Fax: (203) 391-7419

About Me

Dr. Jeffrey Brooks is an orthopaedic hand, microvascular and trauma surgeon with Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine in Stamford & New Canaan.

He graduated in the top five of his class from Columbia University, College of Physicians & Surgeons. Following his residency at Brown University, Dr. Brooks completed fellowships in orthopedic trauma and hand surgery. Over the course of his training, he cared for the Providence Bruins hockey team, the Brown University varsity football team and the New York Philharmonic symphony.

Dr. Brooks was the first surgeon in Stamford to perform complex pelvic fracture surgery. He is also the first surgeon in Stamford to offer endoscopic carpal tunnel release.

Dr. Brooks has been consistently recognized for providing outstanding care. He’s been named one of Connecticut Magazine’s Top Docs seven years in a row, from 2011 to 2017. He was also included in the Castle Connolly Top Doctors in 2017 as well as New York Magazine’s Top Docs section.

Dr. Brooks has authored scientific articles on carpal tunnel surgery biomechanics, hand and wrist arthritis and distal radius (wrist) fractures. He has also lectured regionally and internationally on aspects of hand surgery and orthopaedic trauma.

Dr. Brooks has diverse personal interests is recently focusing on triathlons. He has completed Ironman Lake Placid and several half-ironman and Olympic-distance races. He is also a very involved youth sports coach for his children’s teams in New Canaan.

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Spanish (medical)

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Hand Surgery
Orthopedic Trauma Surgery
Orthopedic Surgery

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special interests

  • Orthopaedic trauma surgery
  • Post-traumatic reconstruction & deformity correction
  • Hand & upper extremity surgery


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Education & Training

Medical School

Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons


Rhode Island Hospital
St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital


Rhode Island Hospital


Rhode Island Hospital

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Published Work

Khurana, S, Brooks, JJ. Radiographic Outcomes in Treatment of Thumb Basal Joint Arthritis: Does Interposition of Acellular Dermal Allograft Prevent Metacarpal Settling? AAOS Paper Presentation, 2017.


Schiller, Jonathan R, Jeffrey J Brooks, P Kaveh Mansuripur, Joseph A Gil and Edward Akelman. Three-Dimensional Carpal Kinematics after Carpal Tunnel Release. Journal of wrist surgery.  5 3 (2016): 222-6.


Brooks, J., Glickel, S.Z., Fietti, V., Barron, O.A., Catalano, LW. Operative Treatment of Fractures of the Distal Radius: A Comparison of Two Methods. Paper Presented at The American Society for Surgery of the Hand Meeting, San Antonio, TX. Sept 2005.


Brooks J J, Schiller J R, Allen S D, Akelman E. Biomechanical and anatomical consequences of carpal tunnel release. Clin Biomech. (Bristol, Avon) 2003;18(8):685–693.

Board Certifications

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery


  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Connecticut Orthopaedic Society
  • Fairfield County Medical Association
  • Eaton-Littler Society

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