Experienced Connecticut Spine, Pain and Orthopaedic Specialists.

At Neurosurgery, Orthopaedics and Spine Specialists, we are specialist physicians and practitioners from several different medical disciplines who bring together a diverse set of knowledge, skills and capabilities in Connecticut. We are a unified team, a group of caring individuals who understand injury and pain and the importance of providing top-quality care.

In addition, our neurosurgeons, orthopaedic surgeons, pain specialists, physical medicine specialists, chiropractor and other providers share a common commitment: we strive to always do what is best, right and most appropriate so you can get past your pain or injury and get back to living.

Here are the experienced specialists behind NOSS’ leading-edge care:


Michael E. Karnasiewicz, MD, Neurosurgeon
Alan S. Waitze, MD, Neurosurgeon
Jarob N. Mushaweh, MD, Neurosurgeon
John G. Strugar, MD, Neurosurgeon
David Forshaw, MD, Neurosurgeon
Judith L. Gorelick, MD, Neurosurgeon
Sarah Adams, PA-C, Physician Assistant
Philip Nelson, PA-C, Physician Assistant
Christina Gugliotti, PA-C, Physician Assistant


Glenn Taylor, MD, FAAOS, Orthopaedic Surgeon
William F. Flynn, Jr., MD, FAAOS, Orthopaedic Surgeon
Frederick J. Watson, MD, Orthopaedic Surgeon
Dawn Colomb-Lippa, PA-C, Physician Assistant
Jeanette Schultz, MSN, APRN, FNP-C


Tamer B. Ghaly, MD, Pain Management Specialist
Thomas Mathew, MD, Pain Management Physiatrist
Albert DiLoreto, PA-C, Physician Assistant
Suzan Shehu, MSN, APRN, NP-BC, Nurse Practitioner


Alisa H. Darling, MD, Physiatrist
Thomas Mathew, MD, Pain Management Physiatrist


Mark Mashia, DC, MS, Chiropractor


REACT Physical Therapy

To learn more about our experienced, credentialed and dedicated providers, or to schedule an appointment, call NOSS today at 203-755-6677. You may request an appointment via our easy online form.