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Many of our faculty have international reputations in their specialties. All faculty are board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery, and each brings experience and fellowship training, dedication teaching, patient care and improvement of provision of health care to their various sub-specialties.

  • Dr. Marcus Coe, Associate Program Director, has joined Dr. Charlie Carr, Program Director, in supporting and advancing the residency with sustaining a progressive program and moving it forward.
  • Dr. Eric Henderson acts as the research director for the residency.
  • Dr. David Jevsevar became the Chairman in 2015. He is leading the group in the definition and provision of quality sustainable Orthopaedic health care to our regional population.
  • Dr. Vincent Pellegrini recently joined the department and will serve as the vice-chair of research for the department.
  • Dr. Michael Sparks is the Section Chief for Orthopaedics, while Dr. Kevin McGuire is the Spine Section Chief as part of the Center for Pain and Spine.
  • Dr. Michael Mayor and Dr. John Collier have overseen one of the most comprehensive joint arthroplasty labs in the world at the Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth. Dr. Doug Van Citters now oversees the arthroplasty retrieval lab.
  • Dr. James Weinstein who has done extensive research in spine patient outcomes and has served as the first chairman of the Department of Orthopaedics and Director of The Dartmouth Institute has recently retired.
William A. Abdu, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Spine Center provider.

William A. Abdu, MD, MS

Spine Center

Areas of Focus
  • Care of the spine including surgery of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine for degenerative disorders including disc herniation
  • Lumbar spinal stenosis and Spondylolisthesis
  • Cervical radiculopathy and myelopathy
  • Disorders associated with spinal trauma
Locations
Lebanon
James B. Ames, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Orthopaedics provider.

James B. Ames, MD, MS

Orthopaedics

I joined the Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine team at Dartmouth-Hitchcock because I wanted to work with people and have a meaningful impact in their lives. I enjoy orthopaedic sports medic…
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Areas of Focus
  • ACL/PCL/meniscal injuries
  • Advanced hip arthroscopy with labral repair
  • Multi-ligamentous knee injuries
  • Rotator cuff repair
  • And 2 more areas of focus
Locations
Lebanon
John-Erik Bell, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Orthopaedics provider.

John-Erik Bell, MD

Orthopaedics

I joined the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at DHMC because of its reputation for patient-centered care with an emphasis on shared decision making and attention to patient-reported outc…
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Areas of Focus
  • Shoulder and elbow arthroscopy
  • Arthroscopic rotator cuff repair
  • Treatment of simple and complex shoulder instability
  • Total shoulder and elbow replacement
  • And 3 more areas of focus
Locations
Lebanon
Charles F. Carr, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Orthopaedics provider.

Charles F. Carr, MD

Orthopaedics

As a sports medicine physician, I take care of athletes of all ages who have sustained some type of injury or condition that limits their desired activities. With both a long-term practice…
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Areas of Focus
  • Sports medicine
  • Knee and shoulder arthroscopy including ACL/PCL/meniscal injuries
  • Pediatric sports injuries
  • Shoulder arthroscopy including instability and rotator cuff repairs
  • And 3 more areas of focus
Locations
Lebanon
Kevin W. Dwyer, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Orthopaedics provider.

Kevin W. Dwyer, MD, MS

Orthopaedics

I love the field of orthopaedics because it allows me to make profound changes in my patients' lives. By providing evidence-based, individualized and comprehensive orthopaedic care, I can …
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Locations
LebanonNew London
Yale A. Fillingham, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Orthopaedics provider.

Yale A. Fillingham, MD

Orthopaedics

My goal is to work with patients to identify the appropriate non-surgical or surgical treatment to help relieve their pain and restore the function of the hip and knee. When I meet with a …
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Areas of Focus
  • Primary hip and knee replacements, including muscle sparing anterior hip replacements
  • Complex revision hip and knee replacements, including periprosthetic joint infection and fracture
  • Hip preservation surgery
  • Partial knee replacements
  • And 2 more areas of focus
Locations
Lebanon
I. Leah Gitajn, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Orthopaedics provider.

I. Leah Gitajn, MD

Orthopaedics

I became an orthopaedic trauma surgeon because I wanted to be able to help people in a very tangible way. As a trauma surgeon, I usually meet people on one of the worst days of their lives…
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Locations
Lebanon
Eric R. Henderson, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Orthopaedics provider.

Eric R. Henderson, MD

Orthopaedics

I work with a large, multi-specialty team of Dartmouth-Hitchcock providers to facilitate complete, longitudinal, and interdisciplinary care for patients with bone and soft-tissue tumors. T…
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Areas of Focus
  • Pediatric and adult bone and soft-tissue sarcomas
  • Connective tissue tumors (bone, nerve, muscle, fat)
  • Metastatic disease of the bones
Locations
ConcordLebanonManchester
David S. Jevsevar, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Orthopaedics provider.

David S. Jevsevar, MD, MBA

Orthopaedics

I enjoy helping patients by treating their hip and knee pain to restore as much of their function as possible. Many recent advances in hip and knee joint treatment give us a wide array of …
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Areas of Focus
  • Hip and knee joint replacement
Locations
Lebanon
Kristine A. Karlson, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Family Medicine provider.

Kristine A. Karlson, MD

Family Medicine

My goal is to return every patient to their active life or competitive sport as soon as possible, or help them explore alternatives if they cannot safely get back right away. The best thin…
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Areas of Focus
  • Family medicine
  • Sports medicine
  • Concussion treatment
Locations
Lebanon
Timothy J. Lin, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Orthopaedics provider.

Timothy J. Lin, MD, MS

Orthopaedics

I pursued a career in orthopaedic surgery because I wanted to help restore function and quality of life for my patients, and to reduce their pain in a tangible way, while being able to wor…
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Locations
Lebanon
Kevin J. McGuire, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Spine Center provider.

Kevin J. McGuire, MD, MS

Spine Center

I believe in forging a partnership with my patients so that we can set goals and expectations together. By working together, I can understand my patients' priorities, including the activit…
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Locations
KeeneLebanon
William J. McKinnon,, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Orthopaedics provider.

William J. McKinnon,, MD

Orthopaedics

As a member of the Orthopaedics team, my focus is on pediatric orthopaedic care. The pediatric population comes with great challenges and rewards as children grow and develop. What works f…
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Areas of Focus
  • Pediatric fracture care
  • Club foot
  • Limb deformity
  • Sports injuries
  • And 2 more areas of focus
Locations
Lebanon
Wayne E. Moschetti, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Orthopaedics provider.

Wayne E. Moschetti, MD, MS

Orthopaedics

After completing my residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at Dartmouth-Hitchcock, obtaining a Masters of Science from The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, and comple…
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Areas of Focus
  • Primary hip and knee replacement with an emphasis on the anterior approach
  • Partial knee replacements
  • Revision hip and knee replacement
  • Complex acetabular reconstruction
  • And 4 more areas of focus
Locations
Lebanon
Alexander R. Orem, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Orthopaedics provider.

Alexander R. Orem, MD, MS

Orthopaedics

As a former college football player who suffered injuries, I know first-hand what it's like to seek help from an orthopaedic surgeon. That experience taught me how important it is to have …
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Areas of Focus
  • Primary hip and knee replacement, including direct anterior approach hip replacement
  • Partial knee replacement
  • Complex primary joint replacement
  • Revision hip and knee replacement
  • And 2 more areas of focus
Locations
Lebanon
Adam M. Pearson, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Spine Center provider.

Adam M. Pearson, MD, MS

Spine Center

Areas of Focus
  • Adult spine surgery
Locations
Lebanon
Vincent D. Pellegrini, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Orthopaedic Surgery provider.

Vincent D. Pellegrini, MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

As an orthopaedic surgeon, my focus is on improving my patients' quality of life by helping restore function so they can get back to doing the things they enjoy. Many people are in pain o…
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Locations
Lebanon
Michael B. Sparks, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Orthopaedics provider.

Michael B. Sparks, MD

Orthopaedics

I enjoy working in partnership with my patients. I listen to their concerns and ask about their goals. We work collaboratively to help them return to the highest level of function possible…
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Areas of Focus
  • Sports medicine
  • Multigamentous injury treatment
  • Arthroscopic knee reconstruction
  • Cartilage restoration
  • And 1 more areas of focus
Locations
Lebanon
Rakesh R. Veerareddy, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Orthopaedics provider.

Rakesh R. Veerareddy, MD

Orthopaedics

Orthopaedic surgery is among the most common types of major surgery in the United States. Dartmouth-Hitchcock's Orthopaedic team's attention to patient-centered care, investment in outcome…
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Areas of Focus
  • Perioperative medicine
Locations
Lebanon
Lance G. Warhold, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Orthopaedics provider.

Lance G. Warhold, MD

Orthopaedics

My specialty of orthopaedics and hand surgery allows me to treat a wide diversity of conditions and age ranges (from newborn to geriatric) and to make a positive impact in the lives of the…
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Areas of Focus
  • Hand surgery
  • Management of hand and wrist arthritic conditions
  • Repair of nerve and tendon injuries
  • Hand and wrist sports injuries
  • And 7 more areas of focus
Locations
Lebanon
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