Our 420 Saybrook Rd MRI location is temporarily closed. We have temporarily relocated to 430 Saybrook Road (Lower Level where Physical Therapy is located). Urgent Ortho care is now available on Saturdays at 211 South Main Street. Walk-ins welcome.

Brandon Prioreschi, MD

Clinical Interests

Anterior Total Hip and Knee Replacements, Birmingham Hip Resurfacing, Revisions – Hip and Knee, Endoscopic Carpel Tunnel Release, Fracture Care

Located In

Middletown, Westbrook, Marlborough

Dr. Prioreschi grew up in Colorado and completed his undergraduate course work at the Colorado School of Mines, graduating Magna Cum Laude in Engineering. He then completed his medical training at Albany Medical College where he again graduated with distinction as a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society. Dr. Prioreschi completed orthopaedic residency at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. Following residency, Dr. Prioreschi served as an Active Duty Lieutenant Commander in the United States Navy focusing in all problems common to an Active Duty, high demand population. Dr Prioreschi completed his training with a fellowship in adult reconstruction at the world-renowned Cleveland Clinic.

Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Dr. Prioreschi is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and an active fellow of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons. He specializes in advanced techniques related to hip and knee arthritis including total hip and total knee replacements as well as revision hip and knee replacement. He provides the complete spectrum of hip and knee care to include sports injuries, minimally invasive anterior total hip replacement and robotic hip and knee replacements through revision total hip and knee replacement. He is also specially trained and certified to perform bone conserving Birmingham Hip Resurfacing procedures for active adults with hip arthritis. He is affiliated with Middlesex Hospital, the Middlesex Center for Advanced Orthopaedic Surgery and Midstate Medical Center.

Throughout medical school, residency, and fellowship he served in the United States Navy – 2008-2017 as a Reserve Officer and 2017-2021 as an Active Duty Orthopaedic Surgeon – with duty stations including Unites States Naval Hospital Guam and Navy Medical Readiness Training Command Bremerton. He provided operative and non-operative care for the Active Duty Servicemen and women, their families and retirees as well as the Special Forces and Submarine Community. He served as Head of Orthopaedics during his tour at NMRTC Bremerton.

In his free time, he enjoys hiking, skiing, and the full spectrum of outdoor activities as well as furniture building and fine woodworking. Dr. Prioreschi was a collegiate wrestler and high school wrestling coach during his Active Duty tenure. Dr. Prioreschi has two young children and a wonderful rescue dog named Nori. His family provides the greatest joy of his 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
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)
Medicare (Including Railroad Medicare)
Oxford
  • Liberty and Freedom Plans
TriCare
UHC/NYSHIP/NY Government Empire Plan
United Healthcare
  • All Commercial Plans (Except Indemnity and Compass)
  • Managed Medicare

Fellowship

Adult Reconstruction Fellowship – The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland OH

Medical School

Albany Medical College, Albany, NY

Residency

Orthopedic Surgery Residency – Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH

College

The Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO

  • Connecticut State Medical License, 2022 to Present
  • Washington State Medical License, 2020 to 2022
  • New Hampshire State Medical License, 2015 to Present
  • Ohio State Medical License, 2021 to Present
  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification, 2020
  • Birmingham Hip Resurfacing Certification, 2022
  • Mako Robotic Total Hip and Total Knee Certification, 2021
  • Professional Engineer In Training (EIT), 2007

Memberships
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2019 – Present
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2019 – Present
  • Fellow of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, 2020 – Present
Hospital Affiliations
  • Middlesex Center for Advanced Orthopedic Surgery, Middletown, CT, 2022 – Present
  • Middlesex Hospital, Middletown, CT, 2022 – Present
  • Midstate Medical Center, 2022 – Present

  • Naval Medical Readiness Command Bremerton Provider of the year, 2021 (Read Article)
  • Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, 2021
  • Armed Forces Service Medal, 2021
  • Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, 2019
  • Navy and Marine Corp Overseas Service Ribbon, 2019
  • Navy and Marine Corp Overseas Service Ribbon, 2018
  • Global War on Terrorism Medal, 2018
  • National Defense Ribbon, 2017

  • Castle Connolly and Connecticut Magazine Top Doctor, 2022-Present
  • Dartmouth-Hitchcock Resident Leader Award, 2017
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, 2011
  • Letter of Academic Excellence Albany Medical College, 2010
  • Letter of Academic Excellence Albany Medical College, 2009

  • Christian JG, Byers TE, Christian KK, Goldstein MG, Bock BC, Prioreschi B, Bessesen DH. “A computer support program that helps clinicians provide patients with metabolic syndrome tailored counseling to promote weight loss,” Journal of the American Diet Association, January 2011, 111(1): 75-83.
  • Henderson ER, Prioreschi B, Mata-Fink A, Bell JE. “Use of the spider limb positioner in oncologic lower extremity surgery,” Expert Review of Medical Devices, November 2014, 11(6):581-5
  • Lewicki, Kathleen BS; Prioreschi, Brandon MD; Koenig, Karl MD; Keeney, Benjamin PhD; Bartelstein, Meredith MD; Moucha, Calin MD; Van Citters, Douglas PhD, MS. “The Effect of Absorbable Calcium Sulfate on Wear Rates in Ultra-high–Molecular-weight Polyethylene: Potential Implications for Its Use in Treating Arthroplasty Infections,” Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, June 2017, Volume 25, Issue 6, pe114–e120
  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt – “Improving Same-Day Orthopaedic X-ray Wait Time”. Project lead for improving the patient experience and reducing wait times for same day orthopaedic x-rays. Performed a “deep-dive” evaluation and optimization leading to a reduction in wait times from nearly 1 hour +/- 26 minutes to under 30 minutes with a SD of 11 minutes and an error rate sigma of 3.1. Projected annual time savings of 37,800 min at a cost of $0. US Naval Hospital Bremerton, Bremerton, WA
  • Proposed, designed and championed the rapid recovery program at Naval Hospital Guam. Worked with the anesthesia department to increase regional anesthesia and perioperative non-narcotic, multimodal analgesia. US Naval Hospital Guam, Hagatna, GU
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