Looking for an Orthopedic surgeon that you can trust is a daunting task. You do not want to chance that the person you are going to for ankle, knee, hip, or even spinal surgery may not be among the best in their field. Though this is a decision you have to make for yourself after meeting the orthopedic surgeons in person we are giving you a good start. Hopefully an end to your frustration even.
Orthopedic surgery is becoming ever more common as advancements allow for better hip and knee replacements which of course makes the demand for orthopedic surgeons higher. Find the best ones in Maine so you can find the surgeon that is right for you and your needs. Something as important as a hip replacement or any other orthopedic surgery, can’t be left to chance and all the time spent researching surgeons around can take up an awful lot of time. So here are the top orthopedic surgeons we have chosen in Maine.
Dr. Stephen Katz has been a team doctor for a number of professional and college athletic teams. He is a fellowship trained General Orthopedist who specializes in Sports Medicine and Shoulder Arthroscopy. In addition, Dr. Stephen Katz also specializes in performing total shoulder replacement procedures.
Dr. Jeffrey Bush is a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in hip and knee replacement surgery and arthroscopy. Along with his brother, Matthew Bush, also a CMO physician, Dr. Bush is carrying on the family tradition as third-generation orthopaedic surgeons. He joined CMO in 2006, and he is currently the Medical Director of the Orthopaedic Institute of Central Maine (OICM).
Dr. Scott specializes in disorders of the hand and wrist. He treats all age groups and has a special interest in joint replacement surgery in the hand. Dr. Scott treats emergency referrals and is on the panel of hand surgeons at both Maine Medical Center and Mercy Hospital. He is Chief of Surgery at Mercy Hospital, is vice president-elect of the New England Hand Society, is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.
Dr. Stephen Barr previously served as an orthopaedic trauma surgeon at the Level I trauma center at Maine Medical Center for more than 10 years. Presently, his focus is more on total joint replacement of the knee, hip, and elbow, orthopaedic trauma care, as well as hand and spine disorders.
Dr. Hanley specializes in complex hip and knee reconstructive surgery as well as sports medicine and shoulder surgery. He is trained in the latest techniques of primary and revision joint replacement, including the minimally invasive techniques for both the hip and knee, and has utilized them for greater than 5 years. Dr. Hanley also is trained and experienced in fracture care, complex shoulder surgery, and general orthopaedics. His sports medicine surgical skills have been honed by caring for local elite and recreational athletes for more than 30 years.
Dr. Kenneth Morse completed his medical degree from the Tufts University School of Medicine and his Fellowship training at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. His clinical interests include knee, shoulder, hip, sports medicine, and arthroscopy.
Bar Harbor, ME
Dr. Stuart Davidson is a well-know orthopedic specialist who is presently part of the Mount Desert Island Hospital team. He completed his medical education at the Boston University.
Dr. Kuhn performs minimally invasive joint replacement of the hip and knee as well as partial knee replacement (traveling to Oxford, England to learn the technique from its developers) and arthroscopic sports medicine knee surgery. In addition, he treats many patients with fractures through his coverage of the emergency rooms at the Maine Medical Center, Mercy Hospital, and Stephens Memorial Hospital. He has used his advanced training to help Mainers overcome injury and birth deformities and has also provided charity reconstructive surgery for children with complex limb deformities brought to Portland from Guatemala, Jamaica, and the Congo.
Dr. Wexler has spent many years serving Maine communities as an orthopedic surgeon. He focuses on diagnosing and treating joint pain in the knees, hips, ankles and feet. He’s performed thousands of joint replacements in his career and draws patients from all over the state of Maine who seek out his expertise. In addition to maintaining a busy practice, Dr. Wexler also lends his orthopedic expertise to the English national soccer team.
Dr. Sarah Shubert is a member of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. She focuses her practice on providing care for sports injuries and performing minimally invasive procedures such as knee arthroscopy.