Frequently Asked Questions

 
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Q: What is an Orthopedic Surgeon?

A: An Orthopedic Surgeon is a medical doctor that specializes in the branch of surgery involving the musculoskeletal system, including bones, muscles, joints and related injuries.
 

Q: Where is Redington Orthopedic Surgery?

A: Redington Orthopedic Surgery is located in the newly renovated Redington-Fairview General Hospital in Skowhegan, Maine. Check out the Contact & Directions section of our website for more information and a map.
 

Q: What are Redington Orthopedic Surgery’s hours of operation?

A: Redington Orthopedic Surgery is open Monday through Thursday from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm and on Friday from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm.
 

Q: What services are offered by Redington Orthopedic Surgery?

A: Redington Orthopedic Surgery offers a wide range of orthopedic care, listed below:

  • Total knee replacement
  • Total hip replacement
  • ACL reconstruction
  • Knee arthroscopy
  • Carpal tunnel release
  • Ulnar nerve transposition
  • Shoulder rotator cuff repairs
  • Shoulder arthroscopy
  • Trigger finger release
  • Fracture care
  • Sprains and strains
  • Tendinopathy

 

Q: What should I wear to my appointments?

A: Wear loose-fitting, comfortable clothing to your appointments. This will enable us to adequately examine your condition or injury in order to decide what treatment is best to move you along to a safe and speedy recovery.
 

Q: Do I need to bring anything with me to my appointments?

A: Please bring your referral paperwork, insurance information, medical history questionnaire and medication list. Also, please bring all radiology studies (x-rays, MRIs, etc.) that have been done outside of Redington-Fairview General Hospital that pertain to the appointment.
 

Q: What should I expect at my appointments?

A: When you arrive for your appointment, you will be greeted by our friendly receptionist and can be seated in Redington Orthopedic’s comfortable waiting room. Shortly after, you will be led into an examination room by a member of our medical staff where the doctor will meet with you, examine you and ask you questions. No matter what treatment the doctor decides is best for your lifestyle, our staff is committed to making sure you are comfortable and your questions are answered, every step of the way.
 

Q: How can I make an appointment?

A: To secure an appointment, patients are typically referred to Redington Orthopedic Surgery by their primary care physicians.