Morton Hospital’s orthopedics team excels in providing high-quality, comprehensive physiatry, orthopedic and sports medicine care to patients with a variety of conditions.



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Orthopedic Specialists in Taunton, MA

Services for Orthopedic Conditions

  • Fractures, sprains and joint pain
  • Rotator cuff strains and tears
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome and cubital tunnel syndrome
  • Knee ligament and cartilage injuries; ACL tears
  • Osteoarthritis (OA)
  • Tendinitis
  • Tendon and nerve injuries 

Blue Distinction Center  Best of the Best Award

In 2021 and 2022, we were voted "Best Orthopedic Center" in the "Best of the Best" Community Choice Awards for the Metro South region. 

In 2023, we were designated as a Blue Distinction Center+ for Knee and Hip Replacement (one of only 12 hospitals in Massachusetts with the "+" designation). 

Find an Orthopedics Specialist: 800-488-5959

Morton’s board-certified surgeons are well-trained and experienced in total and partial joint replacement surgery, using the latest in advanced orthopedic care. On-site MRI and CT scanning imaging services assist in diagnosis and treatment, and surgical procedures are conveniently done right at the hospital.

We also offer a free Joint Education Class.  During this patient education program, we will discuss and define the structure of replacement surgeries followed by the four main components of care associated with your joint replacement surgery at Morton Hospital:

  • Pre-Admissions Testing
  • Day of Surgery
  • Your Hospital Stay
  • Recovery

Sports Medicine
The sports medicine team at Morton Hospital specializes in preventing, diagnosing, and treating injuries related to physical activity and sports at all levels. Morton’s fellowship-trained orthopedic sports surgeons are dedicated to helping patients return to the activities they enjoy with minimal pain and discomfort – whether through physical therapy, rehabilitation, or surgical intervention.

Areas of specialty include:

  • Minimally invasive hip, knee and shoulder surgery, including hip arthroscopy ("hip scopes")
  • Advanced sports surgery, including cartilage-saving procedures and ligament injuries and repairs
  • Shoulder injuries, including rotator cuff repairs
  • Acute injuries, such as ankle sprains, muscle strains, knee and shoulder injuries and fractures

Morton’s Chief of Orthopedics also works as the team physician for Taunton High School, providing medical coverage for athletes throughout the season. He is also the team physician for the Providence Bruins and the U.S. National Hospital Team - Under 18.


Hand and Arm Surgery
Morton's fellowship-trained upper extremity surgeon diagnoses and treats hand and arm issues. These include fractures, lacerations, sports injuries, nerve injuries, carpal tunnel syndrome, cubital tunnel syndrome, arthritis, trigger finger, tendinitis, and many other conditions. 

Mako™ Partial Knee
An alternative to traditional knee replacement surgery, Mako is an innovative robotic-assisted surgery changing the way surgeons help patients with early- to mid-stage osteoarthritis restore range of motion, reduce or eliminate joint pain, and return quickly to their daily lives.

Rehabilitation Services
Morton Hospital's Outpatient Rehabilitation Services include physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech, hearing and language services for adults and children.

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