We’ve got you covered, from your fingers to your toes

Primary Care Sports Medicine, Fellowship Trained

Hand and Upper Extremity Surgeon, Fellowship Trained

Shoulder/Upper Extremity and Knee Sports Medicine Surgeon, Fellowship Trained

Adult Joint Reconstruction Surgeon, Fellowship Trained

Foot and Ankle Surgeon, Fellowship Trained

General Orthopedic Surgeon/Adult Joint Reconstruction

The Hawthorn Orthopedic Center’s fellowship-trained physicians provide evaluation and treatment for a variety of musculoskeletal problems with the goal of helping to preserve or restore a patient’s function. Together, these physicians have more than 85 years of practice experience in the greater New Bedford region.

Appointments: 508-996-3991

Hand/Upper Extremity

  • Disorders of hand, wrist, elbow and forearm
  • Fractures
  • Nerve and tendon injury, tendonitis, arthritis
  • Ganglion cysts
  • Minimally-invasive endoscopic carpal tunnel release
  • Minimally-invasive office treatment for Dupuytren’s contracture
  • Microsurgery


  • Shoulder arthritis
  • Shoulder instability
  • Rotator cuff tears
  • Arthroscopic shoulder surgery
  • Shoulder replacement and reverse total shoulder replacement with patient-specific instrumentation


  • Direct anterior approach for total hip replacement
  • Minimal/less invasive hip replacements
  • Latest computerized digital advances in preparation for your hip replacement
  • Outpatient joint replacements


  • Minimal/less invasive knee replacements
  • Tourniquet-less knee replacements
  • Latest computerized digital advances in preparation for your knee replacement
  • Knee preservation surgery
  • ACL reconstruction


  • Foot and ankle deformities including reconstructive surgery for bunions, claw toes, flat and high arches
  • Chronic tendon problems such as Achilles tendonitis as well as acute tendon ruptures
  • Ankle and foot arthritis
  • Non-operative and operative treatment for common conditions such as plantar fasciitis, ankle impingement, ankle instability, bone spurs and cysts
  • Foot and ankle fractures

Sports Medicine

  • Non-operative approach to treating musculoskeletal sports injuries
  • Specializes in ultrasound-guided interventional procedures and diagnostic examinations
  • PRP (Platelet-Rich Plasma) injections to treat a variety of musculoskeletal conditions
  • TENEX procedures to treat chronic tendon pain

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location: 531 faunce


531 Faunce Corner Road, Dartmouth
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in this specialty: orthopedics

In this specialty

Chad S. Beattie, MD
J. Mi Haisman, MD
Matthew A. Kippe, MD
Edward A. Klein, DO
Helena Meyer, DO
Roger S. Pocze, MD
Erin Cote, PA
Nancy Furtado, PA
Nicholas Rego, PA

resources: orthopedics

Additional resources

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons

National Arthritis Foundation

American College of Rheumatology

National Pain Foundation