Our spine is the foundation of our entire skeletal system and affects many of our daily activities, so it is essential that you receive the highest quality of care. With access to a complete range of technologically advanced resources, patients receive top-of-the-line care from the moment they are evaluated to diagnosis and treatment.Whether you are suffering from scoliosis, herniated discs or spinal instability, Coastal Orthopedics is the trusted team of experts that will keep you moving.
 

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Meet Our Spine Specialists

Meet the Doctors

Robert L. Brady, M.D.

Spine Specialist | Surgeon 

Board-Certified Surgeons, Advanced Treatments

The Spine Center of OrthoConnecticut Coastal Orthopedics

The board-certified spine specialists and surgeons at Coastal Orthopedics provide comprehensive care of the spine from minimally invasive techniques to robotic surgery and interventional care. Our team of specialists addresses all conditions affecting the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine. Trained at the best Ivy League schools and hospitals in the country, our skilled physicians provide the highest quality orthopedic care in the Fairfield County area.

Providing comprehensive care of the spine from minimally invasive techniques to interventional care.

Dr. Brady specializes in surgery of the cervical & lumbar spine, minimally invasive surgery– including robotic surgery, scoliosis surgery, and orthopedic trauma. On the forefront of this rapidly advancing field, Dr. Brady is well versed in the utilization of biologic healing proteins and has been published in 
peer-reviewed journals and presented research at national meetings. He has expertise in treating all pediatric, adolescent, and adult conditions of the spine, including diseases related to degeneration, deformity, trauma, and tumor. Dr. Brady is a member of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and has accomplished Robotic Spine Surgery certified training and Charite Artificial Disc Replacement certified training. Beyond his professional private practice career, he has founded a 
non-profit organization called the Straight Caribbean Spine Foundation which provides surgical treatment for impoverished children with complex spinal conditions on the island of Jamaica. Visit www.straightcaribbeanspinefoundation.org to learn more.


Dr. Bast is a highly skilled physiatrist with a sub-specialty training in sports medicine and interventional spine care. Throughout his career, Dr. Bast has worked with nationally ranked athletes and has received training from prominent leaders in spine care. Working alongside other spine specialists using minimally invasive and other innovative techniques as well as special imaging, Dr. Bast is able to help his patients recover faster. Dr. Bast is a member of the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and American Board of Sports Medicine.

Fellowship & Graduate Training

Fellowship 

Spine Surgery, The Spine Institute at Beth Israel Medical Center; New York, NY: 2005

Resident:

Orthopedic Surgery, St. Luke’s – Roosevelt Hospital Center, University Hospital of Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeon; New York, NY: 2004

Orthopedic Surgery, Alfred I. DuPont Institute for Children; Wilmington, DE: 2003

Orthopedic Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center; New York, NY: 2002

Brian A. Bast, D.O.

Interventional Spine, Musculoskeletal Medicine, Sports Medicine, and Pain Management

Fellowship & Graduate Training

Fellowship
Sports and Spine Rehabilitation Fellowship, Beth Israel Medical Center; New York, NY

Resident
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, The Mount Sinai Medical Center; New York, NY

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis

  • Adult Spondylolisthesis in the Low Back

  • Anterior Lumbar Fusion

  • Back Pain in Children

  • Cauda Equina Syndrome

  • Cervical Radiculopathy (Pinched Nerve)

  • Cervical Spondylosis (Arthritis of the Neck)

  • Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy (Spinal Cord Compression)

  • Chordoma

  • Congenital Muscular Torticollis (Twisted Neck)

  • Congenital Scoliosis

  • Herniated Discs

  • Idiopathic Scoliosis in Children and Adolescents

  • Kyphosis (Roundback) of the Spine

  • Low Back Pain

  • Neck Pain

  • Neuromuscular Scoliosis

  • Sciatica

  • Spinal Deformity in Children with Myelomeningocele

  • Spinal Instability

  • Spinal Stenosis

  • Spondylolisthesis

  • Spondylosis

Areas of Expertise

The Spine Center specializes in the treatment of the following cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine, and related orthopedic injuries and conditions. 

Locations Near You

Darien Office

36 Old Kings Highway South

Urgent Care Suite #2 

Darien, CT 06820

Norwalk Office

761 Main Ave #115

Norwalk, CT 06851

Westport Office

323 Riverside Avenue

Westport, CT 06880

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