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Sports Medicine

Dartmouth-Hitchcock’s Sports Medicine Clinic includes specialists in primary care, pediatrics, orthopaedics, sports concussion management and more, making it the most comprehensive sports medicine program in New Hampshire for children and adult athletes. From simple sprains and strains, to complex orthopaedic procedures, Dartmouth-Hitchcock can get you back on your feet and in the game in no time.

At Dartmouth-Hitchcock Sports Medicine, our specialists treat both the "weekend warrior" and full-time athletes. All of the providers on our team are athletes themselves and can relate directly to sports-related injuries. Plus, we have experience treating some of the most elite athletes in the world.

Check out our track record:

  • Family practice physician, Dr. Kristine Karlson of DHMC in Lebanon, is not only a nationally-recognized athlete who competed in the 1992 Olympics but was also a team doctor at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.
  • Dartmouth-Hitchcock Concord orthopaedic surgeon Mark Scheffer, MD was the team physician for United States Air Force Academy in 1997 and 1998.
  • Orthopaedic surgeon Robert S. Cummings, Jr., MD, FAAOS of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Concord was the team physician for the Winter Olympic Hockey Team in Salt Lake City, Utah in 2002. He was also the team physician for the Lowell Lock Monsters, AHL hockey team from 1998 to 2003.
  • Dr. James Ames is an Active Member of the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) Physician Pool. The USSA is the the national governing body of Olympic skiing and snowboarding.

We also have a strong connection to the community:

  • Dartmouth-Hitchcock provides sideline medical coverage for athletic programs at Dartmouth College, Hanover High School, Hartford High School, Kimball Union Academy, and Lebanon High School.
  • Dr. Bill Storo, a Dartmouth-Hitchcock Concord pediatrician, has been the supervising physician for the Concord school district since 1997.
  • Dartmouth-Hitchcock Concord orthopaedic surgeon Scott Devanny, MD has been the supervising physician for Bow High School Athletics since 1998.

Learn more about our services and how we help athletes of all ages.

Healthcare Providers: See our Sports Medicine Team page.

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