Appoints New Medical Director
Marlborough, MA (January 16, 2013) – With convenience and increased access to high-quality, bone, joint and muscle care in mind, Marlborough Hospital—in partnership with the UMass Memorial Medical Center--has expanded its musculoskeletal services with the addition of a new orthopedic surgeon. Allis Kim, MD, a board-certified orthopedic surgeon, is now on staff at the hospital. Dr. Kim brings with her a special interest in sports medicine, rotator cuff repair as well as knee and shoulder surgery. Her clinical expertise will further enhance the comprehensive musculoskeletal service line currently at the hospital which includes joint replacement, knee and shoulder surgery, fracture care, sports medicine as well as physical therapy and rehabilitation. To facilitate this growth, Marlborough Hospital has named Donald Hangen, MD, as the service line’s new medical director.
In his new role, Dr. Hangen will be focusing on ensuring the hospital’s high-quality bone, joint and muscle care are maintained across the hospital’s wide and varied service line offerings.
Dr. Hangen is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who received his medical degree from Stanford University School of Medicine. He completed his residency at the Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program and was fellowship trained in sports medicine at Harvard/Massachusetts General Hospital.
“Musculoskeletal problems and disorders are commonplace in virtually every age group,” explained Karen Moore, president and CEO of Marlborough Hospital. “As a community hospital dedicated to delivering the best care, we are committed to an exceptional patient experience and providing the most up-to-date treatment for our patients. I am honored to have Dr. Hangen leading the way to expand our musculoskeletal program and to bring more high-quality bone, joint and muscle care to the region and patients we serve.”
For more information about Marlborough Hospital’s growing musculoskeletal services please visit here.
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About Marlborough Hospital
Marlborough Hospital, a community resource since 1890, is served by a medical staff of more than 300 primary care physicians and specialists. The hospital provides a wide range of inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical and ancillary services, including oncology, laboratory and radiology services, physical therapy, cardiac rehabilitation, inpatient and partial day mental health services, as well as diabetes education and management. A state-of-the-art Emergency Department, staffed by emergency medicine physicians from the UMass Memorial Medical Center, provides 24-hour emergency care.
As a member of UMass Memorial Health Care, Marlborough Hospital provides patients with a direct link to the advanced medical resources of UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester, a nationally recognized academic medical center. In 2010, Marlborough Hospital was ranked second in the state, fourth in New England and 31st in the nation for heart attack survival by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid. The recipient of the 2009 Betsy Lehman Patient Safety Recognition Award, is fully accredited by the Joint Commission and is certified as a primary stroke service by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. Marlborough Hospital is located at 157 Union Street in Marlborough, MA and has an Imaging Center at 28 Newton Street in Southborough, MA. For more information about the hospital please visit: www.marlboroughhospital.org.
About UMass Memorial Health Care
UMass Memorial Health Care is Central Massachusetts' largest not-for-profit health care delivery system, covering the complete health care continuum with UMass Memorial Medical Center, its academic medical center, member and affiliated community hospitals, freestanding primary care practices, ambulatory outpatient clinics, a rehabilitation group, and mental health services. UMass Memorial is the clinical partner of the University of Massachusetts Medical School.