Posted on August 2nd, 2017 by Speare Memorial Hospital
Dr. Doug Weiss joins Speare and Plymouth Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
Dr. Weiss is excited to return to central New Hampshire. He earned his bachelor’s degree at Dartmouth College where he captained the ice hockey team. After graduation, he played professional hockey in the United States and Europe before returning to Dartmouth to attend medical school. He completed a general surgery internship at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and an orthopedic residency and research fellowship at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center in Worcester. He also completed an orthopedic sports medicine fellowship at the distinguished Steadman Hawkins Clinic in Vail, Colorado.
Dr. Weiss is certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. Besides general orthopedics and sports medicine, Dr. Weiss is interested in ACL and knee injuries, rotator cuff and shoulder injuries and tendonitis and overuse injuries.
Doug serves as a team physician for USA Hockey & the US Ski & Snowboarding Association and looks forward to the opportunity to work with local athletes. He brings a patient-centered focus consistent with the mission and values of Speare, and we are excited to have him join our team.
To schedule an appointment with Dr. Weiss at Plymouth Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, please call 536-1565.
Speare has been named on the 2017 list of 62 Critical Access Hospitals to Know
Posted on July 14th, 2017 by Speare Memorial Hospital
Speare Memorial Hospital has just been named on Becker’s Hospital Review 2017 list of “62 Critical Access Hospitals to Know”. This is the third year Becker’s has published a list recognizing outstanding critical access hospitals in the nation, and Speare has been honored all three years. According to Becker’s, “The critical access hospitals featured on this list have a reputation […]
Speare’s state-of-the-art Hyperbaric Oxygen (HBO) therapy helps heal wounds
Posted on July 11th, 2017 by Speare Memorial Hospital
A diabetic for decades, things got grim for Donna three years ago when a diabetic ulcer appeared on her right toe. The pain was so intense she couldn’t put pressure on her foot. She tried over-the-counter treatments, but the wound would not heal. “Amputation was mentioned several times,” says Donna, “so it was a relief when Dr. […]