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New Hampshire Magazine publishes a list of New Hampshire’s Top Doctors annually using data gathered by national research firm, Castle Connolly. The 2020 list includes 399 doctors in 57 specialties, all nominated by their peers. We are proud that Wentworth-Douglass Hospital and Wentworth Health Partners have nearly 60 medical staff members on this list – […]

Free Virtual Community Education talk geared to women athletes and weekend warriors!   About this Event Research has shown that women and girls may be more susceptible to certain sports-related injuries, such as those in the hips, knees, and legs. Join this virtual presentation as our new women’s sports medicine specialist and a board-certified sports […]

Now Offering Virtual Appointments

By SOSMed Admin | March 26, 2020

Keeping our patients healthy and safe during this difficult time is our highest priority. While we’ve had to postpone many non-urgent appointments and procedures, we want to make sure you are receiving the care you need. Therefore, we are pleased to be offering virtual telehealth appointments with our orthopedic providers. Call the office to find […]

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital has opened expanded orthopedic, sports medicine and rehabilitation services at the Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Portsmouth Outpatient Center. The center features fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeons specializing in general orthopedics, sports medicine, arthroscopic surgery, joint replacements, spine care, and hand and knee surgery collaborating with experienced rheumatologists and physical and occupational therapists.  The providers will offer enhanced access […]

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital is pleased to welcome Mark Cullen, MD, to the orthopedic surgery team at Wentworth Health Partners Seacoast Orthopedics & Sports Medicine. He will see patients at the practice’s new office at the Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Outpatient Center in Portsmouth. Dr. Mark Cullen has a wide breadth of experience in all aspects of orthopedic surgery. He specializes […]

Sports Physicals | July 28, August 5 & 13

By SOSMed Admin | July 26, 2019

Providers from SOSMed will be providing school sports pre-participation physicals. July 28 & August 13, 2020 | 5:30 – 7:00pm Seacoast Orthopedics & Sports Medicine 7 Marsh Brook Drive | Somersworth, NH August 5, 2020 | 5:30 – 7:00pm Center for Orthopedics & Sports Medicine 67 Corporate Drive, Building A | Portsmouth, NH Limited walk-ins […]

EVENT: Shoulder Problems in the Weekend Athlete

By SOSMed Admin | July 19, 2019

Join us to learn about common overuse injuries and acute shoulder injuries in the weekend athlete. Rotator cuff tendonitis and tears are one of the most common reasons patients come to see orthopedic surgeons. Dr. Mark Cullen’s talk will address nonoperative and operative treatment of rotator cuff problems along with multiple other acute shoulder injuries. […]

Get Your Go Back! Dr. David Thut, of Wentworth Health Partners Seacoast Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, will discuss the Conformis custom 3D Knee Replacement. Plus, Katrina Lampros, MPT, will share how our joint specialized physical therapy team will help you prepare for and recover after surgery.   Presented by: Dr. David Thut and Katrina Lampros, […]

Four surgeons from Spain, Suriname, and Italy visited Wentworth-Douglass Hospital on Wednesday to observe orthopedic surgeon Dr. David Thut perform total knee replacement surgeries using the Conformis Total Knee. Dr. Thut is among an elite group of surgeons who Conformis uses to train other surgeons on its innovative system. Conformis provides the only fully customized […]

Osteoporosis is treatable, reversible, and can be prevented for longer periods of time. For more information, read the National Council for Aging Care’s Osteoporosis Defined: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments.  

Technology developed right here in Boston is helping patients with chronic knee pain avoid knee replacement surgery. MACI implants are now being done in the US after getting FDA approval last year. The procedure uses the patient’s own cells to heal damaged cartilage. No plastic, no metal, and it’s one and done. Watch this NBC […]

Whether you’re a competitive athlete or an everyday exercise-lover suffering from a major injury or minor discomfort, PRP injections may be the right treatment option for you.

Thomas (Tom) J Rotunda, an MRI and quality management technologist for Seacoast Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, published an article, “Reducing Occurrences of MR-related Claustrophobia in Patients With PTSD,” in the September/October 2017 issue of Radiologic Technology, the Journal of the American Society of Radiologic Technologists. The article explores the issues of PTSD, the MR environment, […]

Consumer Perspective on Total Knee Replacement

By David Thut, MD | September 8, 2016

One of Dr. Thut’s patients wrote this thoughtful article about her personal experience with total knee replacement — from a healthcare consumer’s point of view. The story was published in the leading journal for the healthcare reimbursement process.

Advances in Meniscus Repair Technology

By David Thut, MD | June 9, 2016

There are two types of cartilage in the knee. The first is the articular cartilage which is the smooth surface on the ends of the bones that allows the joint to glide without friction. Meniscus cartilages are soft tissues that act as a cushion to protect the articular cartilage from wearing out…