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Dr. Alfred W Hanmer, MD

Orthopedic Adult Reconstructive Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Hip and Knee Orthopedic Surgery
Newton, MA 02462
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(617) 286-5267

About Dr. Alfred W Hanmer MD

Dr. Alfred W Hanmer, MD is a doctor primarily located in Newton, MA. He has 38 years of experience. His specialties include Orthopedic Adult Reconstructive Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Hip and Knee Orthopedic Surgery.

Dr. Hanmer has received the following awards:

Location

Newton Wellesley Orthopedic Assocs. , Inc 2000 Washington St Ste 341 Newton, MA 02462
ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS

Specialties

Dr. Alfred W Hanmer has the following 3 SPECIALTIES

An orthopaedic surgeon is a physician who specializes in diagnosis and surgical treatment of injuries and disorders involving the musculoskeletal system, such as hip replacements and arthroscopic knee surgery.In addition to treating trauma to the musculoskeletal system, these doctors also deal with sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors and congenital disorders.
Orthopedic Adult Reconstructive Surgery
Hip and Knee Orthopedic Surgery

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Alfred W Hanmer has the following 16 expertise

  • Osteoarthritis
  • Laminectomy
  • Surgery
  • Herniated Disc
  • Arthroscopy
  • Joint Pain/Swelling
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Joint Replacement
  • Sports Medicine
  • Scoliosis
  • Bone Fracture
  • Hip Surgery
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee Osteoarthritis

Awards

5 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award (2014, 2011, 2009, 2008)

    Patients' Choice Award Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011)

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Top 10 Doctor - Neighborhood (2014)

    Top 10 Doctor - Neighborhood Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)

    Top 10 Doctor - City Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2015, 2014)

    On-Time Doctor Award Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

Education

38 Years Experience

Tufts Orthopedic Residency Program

Graduated in 1989

Tufts University School Of Medicine

Graduated in 1983

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More about Dr. Alfred W Hanmer

Dr. Hanmer is a graduate of Tufts University School of Medicine where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. He did his residency in Orthopedic Surgery at Tufts Medical Center and has advanced training in total joint replacement and hip arthroscopy.

Dr. Hanmer is a Vice Chair of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Newton Wellesley Hospital as well as the Associate Chair of the Newton Wellesley Physician Hospital Organization. He holds other leadership positions as well. Total Joint

Arthroplasty

Dr. Hanmer applies an individual approach to patients with joint arthritis and uses minimally invasive techniques for both hip and knee replacement. He uses the direct anterior approach for hip replacement and has over 10 years of experience in this technique. He is experienced in both total knee replacement and partial knee replacement. These techniques result in minimized sensitivity and rapid return of function.

Joint Preservation

Dr. Hanmer is skilled in joint preservation surgery. He uses hip arthroscopy in the treatment of femoral-acetabular impingement (FAI), labral repair, and labral reconstruction. He has over 15 years of experience in these techniques having successfully treated young competitive athletes as well as aging athletes who want to remain at their best performance.

Patient Engagement

Dr. Hanmer uses a patient engagement platform known as GetWell Loop which allows for an exchange of information between physician and patient that has been highly regarded by patients. Patients feel connected throughout the surgical experience. The system provides reminders and important information as well as allowing patients to communicate back and forth.

Lighthouse Surgical Suites

Dr. Hanmer is an owner of Lighthouse Surgical Suites which is a private ambulatory surgical center that offers a safe, individualized, and comfortable concierge level surgical experience for outpatient total joint replacement and hip surgery.