Arm, Elbow, Knee, Shoulder
Arthritis, Arthroscopic Surgery, Joint Replacement, Sports Medicine
My approach to treating patients
The motto for my orthopedic practice is "Motion Is Life". I believe that it is my job to keep my patients active and feeling like they can go out and do what they need to do to remain happy and healthy. I try to use all the experience I have gained in my many years of orthopedic practice to allow my patients to lead an active lifestyle. I have specialty fellowship training in Sports Medicine and Arthroscopic Surgery and am Board Certified in both Orthopedic surgery and Sports Medicine. I have concentrated on the knee, shoulder, ankle, and elbow, and have excluded spine and hip care from my practice. I am the team physician for The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and have been for over 20 years. I am also the orthopedic consultant for many of the local area high schools and Tabor Academy. I am the Director of Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation for Southcoast Health.
Other staff in my practice
Karen Scott - Practice Manager / X-ray Technologist / Certified Orthopedic Technologist. Karen has been working with me for my entire career, and is our "Go to person". She has vast experience in both Radiology and as a Certified Orthopedic Technologist. She has a degree in Othopedic practice management and runs my practice..
Christy, and Shannon - Receptionists. Both secretaries can arrange appointments for you and can help to guide you through our available patient educational resources. They will make appointments for any testing you may need. They are available to answer questions during all our business hours.
Beth - Insurance Billing Specialist. Beth can assist you with any insurance or billing questions you may have. They have many years of experience with all insurances in our area.
When you enter my practice Christy or Shannon, my receptionists, will greet you, take your insurance information and let the other staff know that you are here for your appointment. When you leave the waiting area and come to one of the examination offices, Karen, will talk with you about how you sustained your injury, what other physicians you may have seen because of your injury, and what your thoughts are regarding the injury. She may then take a set of X-rays. Beth can assist you with any insurance or billing questions you may have. Karen is my practice manager, and is always available to speak with you regarding any questions or concerns you may have regarding just about anything related to my practice individually, or healthcare in general.
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