Wentworth-Douglass Hospital and the Portsmouth School Department today announced that Wentworth-Douglass Hospital has been awarded the Sports Medicine/Athletic Training contract with the City of Portsmouth’s High School and Middle School. Wentworth-Douglass Hospital was selected after an extensive Request for Proposals (RFP) process initiated by the Portsmouth School Department. Assistant Vice President of the Wentworth-Douglass Musculoskeletal […]
Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Charles Blitzer recently took part in a New Hampshire Medical Society (NHMS) First-in-the-Nation Presidential Primary Rounds meeting. In this series, the NHMS is meeting with the various presidential campaigns to discuss issues essential to the healthcare system. During this session, Dr. Blitzer and other local physicians discussed expansion of Medicaid services coverage […]
Dr. Charles Blitzer, recently hosted Dr. Godwin Yaw Fosu Opuni, a surgeon from Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital in Kumasi, Ghana, at Wentworth-Douglass Hospital. Dr. Opuni was visiting the hospital as a guest of Dr. Blitzer during a recent trip to the United States. Drs Blitzer and Opuni first met when Dr. Blitzer spent time visiting […]
Dr. Gavin Webb of Seacoast Orthopedics & Sports Medicine in Somersworth, NH, recently became the first person in the State of New Hampshire to perform a Matrix Associated Chondrocyte Implantation (MACI). The procedure was performed at Wentworth-Douglass Hospital in Dover, NH and is the first time that MACI has been performed in New Hampshire, Maine or Vermont.
Dr. Gavin Webb and Dr. Fred Brennan, two of the UNH official team physicians from SOSMED, participated in a joint training exercise with the UNH athletic training staff and three local EMS (Emergency Medical Services) teams…
A collaboration between Seacoast Orthopedics & Sports Medicine (SOSMed), Eastern Marketing Services (EMS) and Community Action Partnership of Strafford County (CAP) yielded a food donation worth more than $1,000 and a matching cash donation to the Dover and Farmington food pantries of Community Action Partnership of Strafford County.
Dr. Charles Blitzer, an orthopedic surgeon at Seacoast Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, along with Kyle Scarano, a University of New Hampshire, Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Biomedical Sciences 2015 graduate, published an article titled “Arthroscopic Management of Synovial Osteochondromatosis of the Hip” in the June 2015 issue of Orthopedics,…
Seacoast Orthopedics & Sports Medicine (SOSMed) will offer free walk-in sports physical clinics for students ages 12 and up on Wednesday, August 5th and Tuesday, August 11th from 5:30pm – 7:30pm at their main office located at 7 Marsh Brook Drive in Somersworth. While there is no charge to obtain a pre-participation physical evaluation during […]
Seacoast Orthopedics & Sports Medicine is proud to announce they have partnered with SIX03 Endurance, a club of fun, healthy, and athletic people who share a passion for the outdoors and the social community, as the official orthopedic group sponsor.
Dr. Charles Blitzer, an orthopedic surgeon specializing in trauma at Seacoast Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, recently taught a course to residents at the Orthopaedic Trauma Association’s (OTA) Comprehensive Fracture Course in Tampa, Florida…
Seacoast Orthopedics & Sports Medicine (SOSMed) is pleased to announce that their physicians recently achieved Meaningful Use Stage 2 (MU2), an incentive program created by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for eligible professionals, eligible hospitals, and critical access hospitals (CAHs) as they adopt, implement, upgrade or demonstrate meaningful use of certified electronic […]
Fred H. Brennan Jr., DO of Seacoast Orthopedics & Sports Medicine has been asked to serve on the Colonial Athletic Conference (CAA) sports medicine advisory committee. The CAA is a collegiate athletic conference affiliated with the NCAA’s Division I whose members are located on the east coast. The University of New Hampshire’s football program is part of the CAA. The […]