Valley Regional Welcomes 4 New Orthopaedic Specialists
Valley Regional Hospital is growing its orthopaedics program with the addition of four new providers. Each new provider offers complementary specialities, which will provide comprehensive surgery options for the Sullivan County area. Valley Regional Orthopaedics is now booking these providers for available dates in September.
Dr. Eric Arvidson is Board-Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery, and focuses on General Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine. He received his doctorate from Harvard Medical School. Dr. Arvidson will provide shoulder/knee, arthroscopic, and reconstructive surgeries at Valley Regional. In his own words, “I pride myself on treating the whole person, not just their problem. It’s important to me and to our entire staff that we get to know each patient’s individual goals and desires and proceed from there.” Dr. Arvidson completed a fellowships in Trauma and Adult Reconstruction at Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Boston and in Sports Medicine at the Boston Children’s Hospital. He spent five years at Children’s Hospital doing speciality training in sports medicine. He completed his residency in the Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Program,with an internship at New England Deaconess in Boston. He also received a BS in Chemistry, Summa Cum Laude, from Bowdoin College in Brunswick, ME.
Dr. Tahsin Ergin, FACS, will provide shoulder/knee, arthroscopic, and reconstructive surgeries, with a focus on Sports Medicine. He is Board-Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine. He received his doctorate from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, and completed a fellowship in Sports Medicine at The Graduate Hospital in Philadelphia. His residency and internship were at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He has a BS in Biomedical Engineering from Boston University College of Engineering.
Dr. Matthew J. Hawkins specializes in surgeries of the knee, shoulder, foot and ankle reconstructive surgeries, as well as Sports Medicine. He works with many athletes, helping them to return to the active lifestyle they love, including competitive play. He is Board-Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery. He received his doctorate from Georgetown University School of
Medicine in Washington, DC, and completed a fellowship in Sports Medicine at Southern California Center for Sports Medicine. His residency was through Georgetown University Medical Center and with an internship in General Surgery there. He also received a BS in Biology from Saint Louis University.
Dr. Joshua M. Philbrick provides upper extremity, wrist/shoulder, and arthroscopic surgery. Dr. Philbrick received his doctorate from University of Toledo Medical Center in Toledo, OH, and completed a fellowship in Hand Surgery at Excelsior Orthopaedics in Amherst, NY. “The hand is an integral part of everyone’s life and it is an amazing feeling to be able to help people and see them get better.” Having lived and worked outside the state for a number of years, Dr. Philbrick recently returned to New Hampshire because he loves the area, the people and the opportunity to be near family and to be a part of a community-oriented practice. He served his residency and internship at the University of Toledo Medical Center and received a BS from Pensacola Christian College in Pensacola, FL. He is board-eligible for certification in Orthopaedic Surgery.