2012-01-26 / Local & State

New Doctor At FCMC Specialty Services

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Espenshade Espenshade Fulton County Medical Center is pleased to announce Matthew Espenshade, D.O., of Arlington Orthopedics, will start providing services at the Fulton County Medical Center Specialty Services Department on Wednesday, January 25, 2012.

Espenshade joined Arlington Orthopedics in July of 2009. He is a specialist in general orthopedic surgery. His training and experience include unique competencies in the areas of spine surgery, total joint replacement, fracture care, and sports medicine.

During his residency, Dr. Espenshade received state-of-theart training involving total joint replacement, spine surgery and arthroscopic orthopedic procedures. His areas of expertise include soft tissue sparing joint replacement, custom total knee replacement and navigation-assisted total hip replacement. He has also received extensive training in arthroscopic shoulder and knee reconstruction, including all arthroscopic rotator cuff repairs. His spine practice includes the treatment of neck and back problems with the most up-todate instrumentation. Additionally, he is certified to perform kyphoplasty for vertebral compression fractures. Espenshade also treats general pediatric orthopedic problems and disorders in the hand, foot and ankle.

A native of central Pennsylvania, Espenshade graduated from Lower Dauphin High School in 1996. After receiving his Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Richmond in Richmond, Va. He received his medical degree at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2004. He completed his internship and residency at Pinnacle Health hospitals in Harrisburg in 2009. He served as chief resident during his final year of residency training. He is currently board eligible and in the process of completing his board certification.

Espenshade has operating privileges at the Pinnacle Health System and performs outpatient surgery at the Susquehanna Valley Surgery Center. He also currently serves as the team physician for the Lebanon Valley College ice hockey team. He is also a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics (AOAO), Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association (POMA) and the American Osteopathic Association (AOA).

For more information regarding Espenshade call, 717-485- 6110, or ask your physician how you can begin seeing him right here in Fulton County.

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