Maine Coast Memorial Hospital Welcomes New Orthopaedic Surgeon

Maine Coast Memorial Hospital and Maine Coast Orthopaedics are happy to welcome Bruce Hamilton-Dick, M.D., F.A.C.S.M.. For over 20 years, Dr. Hamilton-Dick has focused his training and professional practice on Orthopaedic Sports Medicine. He has extensive experience working with athletes of all ages and abilities.

Using minimally invasive arthroscopic surgery, Dr. Hamilton-Dick specialized in treatment of sports related injuries of the shoulder, hip, and knee. He also has ten years of Level-1 Trauma experience. Dr. Hamilton-Dick is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine. Dr. Hamilton-Dick’s board certifications include Diplomat American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Diplomat Conjoint Board Sports Medicine, and Diplomat American Board of Family Practice. A prolific writer and presenter, Dr. Hamilton-Dick looks forward to having a continued involvement in presenting to both professional and patient populations locally.

Born in Tucson, AZ, Dr. Hamilton-Dick grew up in up-state New York and earned his Bachelor of Science with honors from Potsdam College in Potsdam, New York. He then completed his Doctorate of Medicine at Albany Medical College.

After completing residency and fellowship in Family Practice and Primary Care Sports Medicine he became the Director of Sports Medicine for the University of Connecticut in 1990. In 1995 Dr. Hamilton-Dick became the Director of Sports Medicine for the US National Field Hockey Team and was the physician/consultant for the US Olympic Field Hockey team during the ’96 Summer Games in Atlanta. Subsequently, he completed a residency and fellowship in orthopaedics at Albany Medical College and the University of Massachusetts, respectively.

Dr. Hamilton-Dick is relocating to Ellsworth, with his wife and youngest daughter, from Lewiston Maine where he has been the Director of Sports Medicine at St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center since 2012. The ability to practice advanced orthopaedics in a community setting, with access to a national park and proximity to family made Ellsworth and Maine Coast Memorial Hospital a perfect fit.

To make an appointment with Dr. Hamilton-Dick, ask your primary care physician for a referral. For more information about his services, please call 664-5858. RSS