Lebanon Shoulder and Elbow Team

James B. Ames, MD, MS

Orthopaedics

I joined the Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine team at Dartmouth-Hitchcock because I wanted to work with people and have a meaningful impact in their lives. I enjoy orthopaedic sports medi… Read more

Areas of focus

  • ACL/PCL/meniscal injuries
  • Advanced hip arthroscopy with labral repair
  • Multi-ligamentous knee injuries
  • Rotator cuff repair
  • And 2 more areas of focus

Locations

  • Lebanon
  • New London

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John-Erik Bell, MD

Orthopaedics

I joined the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at DHMC because of its reputation for patient-centered care with an emphasis on shared decision making and attention to patient-reported out… Read more

Areas of focus

  • Shoulder and elbow arthroscopy
  • Arthroscopic rotator cuff repair
  • Treatment of simple and complex shoulder instability
  • Total shoulder and elbow replacement
  • And 3 more areas of focus

Locations

  • Lebanon
  • New London

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Deborah A. Brown, MSN, APRN

Orthopaedics

As a life-long athlete and someone who enjoys learning about biological sciences, orthopaedics is a natural fit for me. I enjoy educating my patients about best practices in orthopaedic c… Read more

Locations

  • Lebanon

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Charles F. Carr, MD

Orthopaedics

As a sports medicine physician, I take care of athletes of all ages who have sustained some type of injury or condition that limits their desired activities. With both a long-term practic… Read more

Areas of focus

  • Sports medicine
  • Knee and shoulder arthroscopy including ACL/PCL/meniscal injuries
  • Pediatric sports injuries
  • Shoulder arthroscopy including instability and rotator cuff repairs
  • And 3 more areas of focus

Locations

  • Lebanon

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Megan Hutchins, MPAS, PA-C

Orthopaedics

When I first meet with my patients, I give them as complete a picture as possible about the issue they are seeking help for. This includes detailed information about the affected anatomy,… Read more

Locations

  • Lebanon

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Timothy J. Lin, MD, MS

Orthopaedics

I pursued a career in orthopaedic surgery because I wanted to help restore function and quality of life for my patients, and to reduce their pain in a tangible way, while being able to wo… Read more

Locations

  • Lebanon

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Rebecca A. Pociask, MS, PA-C, ATC

Orthopaedics

I've always been very active in athletics and have valued the medical care I've been given during my own injuries. This motivated me to help people in a similar way. When meeting with pa… Read more

Areas of focus

  • Shoulder and elbow
  • Hand and wrist

Locations

  • Lebanon

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Dana M. Riker, MHS, PA-C

Orthopaedic Surgery

I aim to provide empathetic, evidence-based care to my patients. I practice shared decision making and believe it is important that patients understand their condition and the available t… Read more

Areas of focus

  • Foot/ankle
  • Shoulder/elbow

Locations

  • Lebanon

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