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Peter Copithorne, M.D. - Orthopedic Surgeon

AboutDr. Copithorne Orthopedic Surgeon

Dual Fellowship-trained in Arthroplasty and Trauma

Dr. Peter Copithorne is an arthroplasty and trauma orthopedic surgeon with a unique background as a civil engineer. With his diverse skill set and expertise in both orthopedics and engineering, Dr. Copithorne brings a fresh perspective to the field of orthopedic surgery, offering innovative solutions for patients with joint conditions.

Areas of ExpertiseInnovative Treatments for Your Joints
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    Total Knee Replacement

    A total knee replacement may be indicated for severe knee pain which limits your daily activities such as walking, getting up from a chair, or climbing stairs. If you are unable to obtain pain relief from conservative treatments such as medications, injections and, physical therapy, a knee replacment surgery can help restore function and quality of life.

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    Total Hip Replacement

    Total hip replacement is a surgical procedure in which the damaged cartilage and bone are removed from the hip joint and replaced with artificial components. The main indication for total hip replacement is arthritis.Arthritis is the inflammation of joints, which results in pain, swelling, stiffness and limited movement.

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    ROSA Robotic Arthroplasty

    ROSA® is a robotic surgical assistant developed by Zimmer Biomet that enables surgeons to carry out knee and hip replacement surgeries with greater precision. The ROSA® robotic system utilizes real-time information to assist your surgeon with precise placement of the implants based on your unique anatomy.

Patient Testimonials
  • Dr. Copithorne has replaced 2 of my knees. Both surgeries were very successful. He answered all of my questions before and after surgery. His entire team is top notch.
    Verified Patient
  • All went very well,I had hip replacement in October.I was well cared for after also.
    Varified Patient
  • Dr. Copithorne is a brilliant surgeon. He has performed a Total zknee Replacement on me with amazing results. His entire team is top notch.
    Varified Patient
  • Northern Light Blue Hill Hospital
  • Northern Light Maine Coast Hospital
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • Eastern Orthopaedic Association
  • Canadian Orthopaedic Association
  •  Orthopaedic Trauma Association
Practice Location

Northern Light Maine
Coast Hospital

50 Union Street
Ellsworth, ME 04614

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Practice Hours :

Monday - Friday
7:30am - 4:00pm