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With over 20 years of experience and as a renowned national surgeon educator, Dr. Thomas M. DeBerardino is ready to help manage your knee, hip and shoulder injuries.

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Graduated from NY Medical College in 1989. I completed Orthopaedic Residency program at Tripler Army Medical Center. I completed the Army's two year John A. Feagin, Jr. Sports Medicine Fellowship in 1997. After 4 years as teaching faculty at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, TX, I moved to the United States Military Academy. I recently retired in 2009 from active military service as a Colonel with 24 years of service after serving as the Director of the Feagin Sports Medicine Fellowship and Head Team Physician for the United States Military Academy. I am currently an Associate Professor inthe Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Connecticut Health Center and serve as an Orthopaedic Team Physiciain for the University of Connecticut Athletic Department. I specialize in the surgical management of complex shoulder, hip and knee sports-related injuries.

Education & Training  

Medical School


  • John Dempsey Hospital
    Residency, Orthopedic Surgery • 2009 - 2013

Hospital Affiliations

  • John Dempsey Hospital

Special Interests  

  • Cartilage Restoration
  • High Tibial Osteotomy
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Knee Reconstruction
  • Meniscal Transplantation
  • Outpatient Partial Knee Replacement
  • Shoulder Reconstruction

Languages Spoken  

  • English

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263 Farmington Ave, Farmington, Connecticut 06030-0001

Just off of I-84, exit 39 from east or west and located on Rt 4 in Farmington. Also with satellite office in Avon, CT @ 2 Simsbury Road (Tuesday each week).

Office Hours

  Open Lunch Close
Mon 8:00 am 5:00 pm
Tue 8:00 am 5:00 pm
Wed 8:00 am 5:00 pm
Thu 8:00 am 5:00 pm
Fri 8:00 am 5:00 pm

Office Details

Doctor Specialties Orthopedic Surgery & Sports Medicine
Practice SpecialtyMulti-specialty
Group PracticeUniversity Physicians
Health SystemUniversity of Connecticut Health
Hospital Affiliation
  • John Dempsey Hospital
Languages Spoken Arabic, English, French, German, Italian, Korean, Mandarin, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Tagalog, Vietnamese

Insurances Accepted  

  • Aetna
  • BlueCross BlueShield
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • WellPoint


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