Lebanon Sports Medicine 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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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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Kristine A. Karlson, MD

Family Medicine

My goal is to return every patient to their active life or competitive sport as soon as possible, or help them explore alternatives if they cannot safely get back right away. The best thi… Read more

Areas of focus

  • Family medicine
  • Sports medicine
  • Concussion treatment

Locations

  • Lebanon

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Elizabeth B. Leatherman, MSN, FNP-BC, CNL

Orthopaedics

I believe in providing compassionate, respectful, and holistic care. My first goal is to help my patients feel at ease during their visit because I know it can be an intimidating experien… Read more

Areas of focus

  • Sports injuries of shoulders, hips, and knees.
  • Non-operative treatment of degenerative joint disease.
  • Shoulder, hip and knee injections.
  • Post-operative care of sports medicine and total joint arthroplasty patients.

Locations

  • Lebanon
  • New London

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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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Keith J. Loud, MD, MSC

Pediatrics

Areas of focus

  • Adolescent sports health
  • Stress fractures and bone health
  • Concussion

Locations

  • Lebanon

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Michael B. Sparks, MD

Orthopaedics

I enjoy working in partnership with my patients. I listen to their concerns and ask about their goals and expectations. Whether their goal is to hike Mt. Moosilauke or to play with their … Read more

Areas of focus

  • Sports medicine
  • Multigamentous injury treatment
  • Arthroscopic knee reconstruction
  • Cartilage restoration
  • And 1 more areas of focus

Locations

  • Lebanon

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