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Orthopaedics

The branch of surgery dealing with the preservation and restoration of the function of the skeletal
system, its articulations, and associated structures.

Andrew L. Chen, MD, MS, FAAOS

Andrew L. Chen MD, MS, FAAOS
Practice

The Alpine Clinic
1095 Profile Road
Franconia, NH 03580
(603) 823-8600
The Alpine Clinic

Joined Staff:

August 2004

Clinical Interests

Orthopaedic Surgery
Sports Medicine

Education

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Internship

Hospital for Joint Diseases

Residency

Hospital for Joint Diseases

Fellowship

Steadman-Hawkins Sports Medicine Clinic

Fellow

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Board Status

Certified-American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Haley Ireland, ACNP-BC

Haley Ireland ACNP-BC
Practice

The Alpine Clinic
1095 Profile Road
Franconia, NH 03580
(603) 823-8600

Joined Staff:

August 2012

Clinical Interests

Orthopaedics

Education

MGH Institute of Health Professions, Boston, MA

Jeffrey Kauffman, MD, FAAOS

Jeffrey Kauffman MD, FAAOS
Practice

The Alpine Clinic
Plymouth, Franconia, Littleton & North Conway
Monday - Friday 8 am - 5 pm
603-536-2270 or 603-823-8600

Joined Staff:

2013

Clinical Interests

Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine Specilizing in Surgery of the Shoulder, Knee and Elbow

Education

Cornell University Medical College, New York

Residency

NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York

Fellowship

Sports Medicine, Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic, California
Basic Science and Clinical Research, Musculoskeletal Research Center, New York

Board Status

Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

Dougald MacArthur, DO

Dougald MacArthur DO
Practice

The Alpine Clinic
1095 Profile Road
Franconia, NH 03580
(603) 823-8600
The Alpine Clinic

Joined Staff:

May 2006

Clinical Interests

Anterior minimally invasive hip replacement, Adult Joint Reconstruction, Patient Specific Instrumented and Computer navigated joint replacement, Gender specific joint replacement, Fracture Care

Education

Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine

Internship

Penisula Hospital Center

Residency

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Board Status

Certified-American Osteopathic Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Holly D. MacArthur, APRN

Holly D.  MacArthur APRN
Practice

The Alpine Clinic
580 St. Johnsbury Road
Littleton, NH 03561
(603) 259-7700

Joined Staff:

September 2007

Clinical Interests

Orthopaedics

Education

University of New Hampshire

Board Status

Certified-American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

Eric R. Mullins, MD, FAAOS

Eric R.  Mullins MD, FAAOS
Practice

The Alpine Clinic
Plymouth, Franconia, Littleton
North Conway
Monday-Friday
8 am-5 pm
603-259-7700

Joined Staff:

2013

Clinical Interests

Orthopaedic Surgery
Adult and Pediatric Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery

Education

University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KT

Internship

University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT

Residency

University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT

Fellowship

Orthopaedic Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery

Fellow

Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Board Status

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Daniel F. O'Neill, MD, Ed.D, FAAOS

Daniel F. O'Neill MD, Ed.D, FAAOS
Practice

The Alpine Clinic
12 Yeaton Road, Suite C4
PO Box 12
Plymouth, NH 03264
P: (603)536-2270
F: (603)536-2277
DoctorDanNH.com

Joined Staff:

February 1999

Clinical Interests

Sports Medicine, Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Psychology

Education

B.A. in Chemistry, Bard College-Annadale-on-Hudson, NY
Medical Doctorate, Stony Brook School of Medicine-Stony Brook, NY
Doctorate in Sport and Exercise Psychology, Boston University, MA

Internship

Surgical Intern, Mount Sinai Medical Center-New York, NY

Residency

Resident & Assistant Clinical Instructor in Orthopaedics, University Hospital-Stony Brook, NY

Fellow

Sports Medicine, Orthopaedic and Fracture Clinic-Eugene, OR

Board Status

Certified with the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Sub-specialty certification in Sports Medicine, ABOS

Sub-Specialty Certification

Diplomat - American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
Diplomat - National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME)
Diplomat - American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM)
New Hampshire Orthopaedic Society (NHOS)
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

Publications

1. O'Neill DF, Thomas CW. Less is More: Limiting Narcotic Prescription Quantities for Common Orthopaedic Procedures. The Physician and Sports Med Journal. Awaiting Publication, Nov 2014.
2. O'Neill, DF, McKeon, BP, Miller, SL, Zaichkowsky, L. Nexus of psychological and physical health impacts surgical performance, training. Ortho Today. May 2012.
3. O'Neill DF, Zaichkowsky L. Psychological Aspects of Injury and Rehabilitation. In: Micheli LJ, ed. Encyclopedia of Sports Medicine. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, Inc; 2011: 1168-1173.
4. Zaichkowsky L, O'Neill DF. Biofeedback. In: Micheli LJ, ed. Encyclopedia of Sports Medicine. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, Inc; 2011: 162-164.
5. O'Neill DF. The Psychology of the Aging Athlete. In: Chen A, DiNubile NA, Hawkins RJ, Tokish JM, eds. Orthopaedic Care of the Mature Athlete. Rosemont, IL: American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons; 2011: 155-163.
6. O'Neill DF. The Arthritic Patellofemoral Joint. In: Chen A, DiNubile NA, Hawkins RJ, Tokish JM, eds. Orthopaedic Care of the Mature Athlete. Rosemont, IL: American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons; 2011: 433-447.
7. Monthly Columnist for www.HealthCentral.com . Jan-Dec. 2010.
8. O'Neill DF. Sport Psychology and Counseling: Aging Gracefully and Actively. Int J of Ath Ther & Train. 2009: 14:6.
9. O'Neill DF. Knee Surgery: The Essential Guide to Total Knee Recovery. New York, NY: St. Martin's Press; 2008.
10. O'Neill DF. Injury contagion in alpine ski racing: The effect of injury on teammates' performance. J of Clin Sports Psych. 2008; 2:3.
11. Mann BJ, Grana BA Indelicato PA, O'Neill DF, George SZ. A survey of sports medicine physicians regarding psychological issues in patient-athletes. Amer J of Sports Med. 2007; 35: 2140-2147.
12. O'Neill DF. Wrist injuries in guarded versus unguarded first-time snowboarders. Clin Orthop and Relat Res. 2003; 409:91: 5.
13. O'Neill DF. Snowboarders brace for falls. BioMechanics. 2002.
14. O'Neill DF. Return to function through aquatic therapy. Int J of Ath Ther & Train. 2000; 5: 14-16.
15. O'Neill DF. The slippery slope of articular cartilage injury. Aqua Ther J. 1999.
16. O'Neill DF, McGlone MR. Injury rates in first-time snowboarders versus first-time skiers. Amer J of Sports Med. 1999; 27:94-97.
17. O'Neill DF, James SL. Valgus osteotomy and anterior cruciate ligament laxity. Clin Orthop and Relat Res. 1992; 278.
18. Singer KM, O'Neill DF. Update on elbow injuries in the young athlete. In: Grana WA, Lombardo JA, eds. Advances in Sports Medicine and Fitness. Mosby, Inc; 1990.
19. O'Neill DF. Heterotopic bone formation. In: Dee R, Mango E, Hurst LC, eds. Principles of Orthopaedic Practices. McGraw-Hill; 1989.
20. Articles published in Starting Gate Magazine, Ski Week Magazine, Evening Citizen Newspaper, Health Beat Newsletter. Newspaper citations in the NY Times, Foster's Sunday Telegram, Record Citizen, Evening Citizen.

Academic Appointment

Adjunct Professor, Plymouth State University
Affiliate Professor for the College of Health & Human Services, University of New Hampshire

Betsy Piburn, PA-C

Betsy Piburn PA-C
Practice

600 St. Johnsbury Road
Littleton, NH 03561
(603) 444-9000

Joined Staff:

2015

Clinical Interests

Orthopaedics
Emergency Medicine

Education

Plymouth State University

Graduate Education

University of New England, ME

Board Status

Certified by the NCCPA (National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants)

Deborah J. Sylvester, APRN

Deborah J. Sylvester APRN
Practice

The Alpine Clinic
600 St. Johnsbury Road
Littleton, NH 03516
(603) 823-8600

Clinical Interests

Orthopaedics

Education

Thomas Jefferson University, Philedelphia, PA

Graduate Education

University of Vermont, Burlington, VT

Board Status

Certified, Family Nurse Practitioner by ANCC

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