Hand Surgery
Michael P. Brunelli
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Michael P. Brunelli

New England Hand Associates



Dr. Brunelli joined New England Hand Associates in 2001 as a board-certified orthopedic surgeon and hand surgeon. He has nearly 20 years of experience treating a full range of upper extremity issues, including sports-related injuries to the shoulder.

As an undergraduate at Tufts University, Dr. Brunelli received an award in the field of biology. He earned his medical degree at Boston University School of Medicine, graduating in 1995 as a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society.

Dr. Brunelli performed his orthopedic surgery residency at New York’s Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He returned to Boston to complete a fellowship in hand and upper extremity surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital in 2001.

Dr. Brunelli is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. He serves as the chairman of the orthopedic department at MetroWest Medical Center and Co-chair of the hospital’s Physician Leadership Committee. Dr. Brunelli has been awarded regional “Top Doc” by Castle Connolly, voted on by his peers for 7 straight years, from 2012 to 2018. This is also Dr. Brunelli’s second consecutive year being honored with Boston Magazine’s “Top Doctors” Award.

Special expertise

Surgery of the hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder


Top Doctor: 2017, 2018, 2019


Primary Hospital: Select One
Secondary Hospital: Emerson Hospital
Tertiary Hospital: Milford Regional Medical Center