Bone, joint or muscle pain can really hurt – especially when they keep you from what you love.
At the Orthopaedic Institute of Central Maine (OICM), we can help you get back on track, fast. Our board-certified surgeons treat a full range of orthopaedic conditions affecting the hips, knees, spine, shoulders, hands, wrists, feet and ankles.
We’ve helped thousands of people throughout central and western Maine find life-changing relief, and can do the same for you through:
OICM has earned several elite distinctions, including the Gold Seal of Approval® from the Joint Commission for total hip, knee and shoulder replacement, as well as hip fracture care. That means you don’t need to travel to Portland or Boston for orthopaedic excellence – you’ll find the highest, national standards of safety and care right here in your hometown.
Innovative Approach to Your Care
A key component to our success is the multidisciplinary care approach we’ve developed. We call it Core Connect Care℠, and it is the only program of its kind in Maine. On your initial visit, you’ll be paired with your own dedicated team, which may include your surgeon, specially trained nurses, physical therapists and other specialists, depending on your unique needs. These friendly, familiar faces will be with you at every step, creating a close connection and circle of care. Our aim is make your experience as productive and stress-free as possible.
Outstanding Patient Results
Find extra peace of mind knowing that we consistently score higher than the national average of orthopaedic facilities and hospitals. Our patients go home sooner, recover faster and report a higher level of comfort and satisfaction than most patients in other hospitals. We also have a 0% complication rate for many orthopaedic procedures. Learn more about our exceptional patient outcomes.
Dedicated Joint Replacement Program
If joint replacement is right for you, rest assured you’re in highly skilled hands. Our board-certified, fellowship-trained surgeons are skilled in some the latest, most minimally invasive techniques available, like anterior hip replacement, to help you get moving again sooner.
Every step of your journey is highly coordinated, starting with pre-operative testing and an educational class so you know just what to expect before, during and after your procedure. From there, we’ll guide you seamlessly through surgery, physical therapy and life with your new joint.
Comprehensive Fracture Care
Our recognition by The Joint Commission® as one of the nation’s top-tier orthopaedic programs means we’ve also achieved excellence in bone fracture care. After an accident or fall, we can quickly and effective repair even the most complex fractures, right on-site. Working closely with our rehabilitation team, we’re committed to helping restore full function and mobility, and get you back to enjoying life.
Orthopaedic Excellence, Close to Home
Best of all, it’s all offered at locations near where you live and work – so you never have to travel far to find the world-class care you need:
- Central Maine Medical Center – Lewiston, Maine
- Bridgton Hospital – Bridgton, Maine
- Rumford Hospital – Rumford, Maine