Michael P. Brunelli, MD

Board-Certified and Fellowship Trained in Orthopedic Surgery of the Hand

Specializes in:

  • Hand
  • Wrist
  • Elbow
  • Shoulder

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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.


  • Boston Magazine’s Top Doctors Award, 2017, 2018, 2019
  • Castle Connolly’s Regional Top Doctors Award 6 straight years, 2012 – 2017
  • US News and World Report Top Doctors List 2012