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Faculty and Staff - W. Andrew Hodge, MD, FACS

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W. Andrew Hodge, MD, FACS
Eastern Maine Medical Center, Chief of Orthopaedics,


W. Andrew Hodge, M.D., is a world renowned orthopedic surgeon specializing in knee and hip surgery as well as bioengineering research. He holds several U.S. patents on orthopedic implants and techniques, and has published over 50 articles in prominent medical journals. Dr. Hodge has been recognized for his accomplishments on CNN News, the Discovery Channel, and Science Magazine. He was recently awarded the Ellis Island Medal of Honor for his international surgical contributions. This award has been given to six U.S. Presidents as well as several Nobel Prize winners and others. During Dr. Hodge’s decade of time spent in Boston, he maintained appointments at Harvard University, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Together with performing surgery, conducting research and teaching at Massachusetts General Hospital, he designed and directed the BioMotion Research Laboratory for studying human motion and rehabilitation. Dr. Hodge is Founder and Chief Medical Officer of BioMotion’s Institute for Mobility and Longevity, a non-profit organization that supports orthopedic research and education. Over a decade ago, he was recruited to South Florida to begin the first ‘Orthopedic Center of Excellence.’ He recently was recruited as Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery at Eastern Maine Medical Center, a large regional healthcare center and part of the Pioneer Accountable Care Organization. Dr. Hodge has performed over 6,000 hip and knee replacements in his career and continues an active clinical practice.



Massachusetts General Hospital (Harvard), (1982), Adult Joint Reconstruction Surgery

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), (1983), Orthopaedic & Rehabilitation Engineering


Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Hospital 1978-82 Orthopaedic Surgery

Rush-Presbyterian- 1981-82 Chief Resident, St. Luke’s Hospital

Shriner’s Hospital for Crippled Children 1980 Chief Resident


Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Hospital 1977-78 General Surgery


University of Illinois 1970-73 Bachelor of Science 1974

Rush Medical College 1973-77 Medical Doctorate 1977


American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery 7-19-85

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