Health Library

Patient information from David A. Halsey, M.D.

Patient education library

Orthopaedic information you can trust from Your Orthopaedic Connection, a service provided by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Recommended Web sites

  • A Nation in Motion
    Remarkable collection of orthopaedic patient stories to help you understand your musculoskeletal condition and what are the treatment options and possible outcomes.

  • American Assocation of Hip and Knee Surgeons
    Dr. Halsey is a member of this Association, which represents the top joint reconstruction surgeons in the United States. This website is a great source of information for patients.

  • Hip Patient Education regarding implants
    Describes the type of surgery and hip joint replacement parts that are routinely used in my practice.

  • Knee Patient Education regarding implants
    Describes the type of surgery and knee joint replacement parts that are routinely used in my practice.

  • OrthoInfo.org
    Most comprehensive peer-reviewed information regarding musculoskeletal conditons on the Internet (Sponsored by The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons)

  • Patellofemoral Joint Replacement - Custom implants
    For my patients suffering from advanced, isolated patellofemoral arthritis and who need a custom designed implant.

Contact Information

Martha's Vineyard Hospital - Orthopaedics One Hospital Road Oak Bluffs, MA USA 02557 View map Phone (508) 696-1052 Fax (508) 790-6852

Other staff in my practice

In order to best serve you, we have created a team approach to Orthopaedic care in my office.

Important members of your treatment team include:

Anthony Piland, PA-C - Physician Assistant

Patty Quast-French: Orthopaedic Registered Nurse

Lisa Ben David: Medical Office Assistant

Heather McElhinney: Office Assistant & Paramedic

Deanna deBettencourt, Receptionist

Mary Ally, Practice Administrator

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