Get Back in the Game with Access Sports Medicine

Access Sports Medicine & Orthopaedics has long been the Seacoast’s leader in innovative and compassionate orthopaedic services. We take great pride in providing our patients with the highest standard of care, from surgical procedures to physical therapy and everything in between; we’re here to get you back to what you do best, which is being YOU.

Whether you are a top-ranked athlete with a knee injury, a mother dealing with carpal tunnel syndrome, or have a job-related musculoskeletal injury, the physicians of Access Sports Medicine & Orthopaedics are here to help you get back in the game.

Our services

Our award-winning, board-certified physicians can help you with:

  • Shoulder and knee pain
  • Sprains and strains
  • Concussion treatment and testing
  • Sports and employment physicals
  • Spine and neck injuries
  • Workers’ comp injuries
  • Interventional pain management
  • Physical and occupational therapy
  • Rehabilitation
  • Open MRI (diagnostics and digital imaging)
  • Musculoskeletal ultrasound
  • And more orthopaedic specialties!
Schedule an Appointment with Seacoast's Top Orthopaedic Doctors

Our doctors are highly trained experts in their specialties and many are pioneering new technologies to revolutionize the field of orthopaedics. From arthritis to back pain, concussions to broken toes, our friendly doctors have seen it all and are committed to getting you on a quick path to recovery.

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Locations

Dover, NH Orthopaedic Clinic

19 Webb Place
Dover, NH 03820

Plaistow, NH Orthopaedic Clinic

13 Plaistow Road
Plaistow, NH 03865

Portsmouth, NH Orthopaedic Clinic (Walk-In Clinic)

155 Borthwick Avenue, Suite 102
Portsmouth, NH 03801

Raymond, NH Orthopaedic Clinic

6 Freetown Road
Raymond, NH 03077

Rochester, NH Orthopaedic Clinic (Walk-In Clinic)

120 Washington Street Suite 101
Rochester, NH 03839

Meet Our Doctors

Joshua A. Siegel, MD

Knee & Shoulder

Dr. Siegel is an award-winning surgeon with more than 20 years of experience. He is a US Olympic Committee team physician, a US ski team physician and covers USGA and PGA tour events. Locally, he is the team physician for several high schools, including Phillips Exeter Academy.

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David Davis, MD

Knee & Shoulder

Dr. Davis specializes in the treatment of sports-related injuries and has contributed to numerous scholarly publications. His experience includes working as an assistant team physician for the Boston Celtics and Tufts University football and hockey programs. Currently, he is a team physician for several New Hampshire Seacoast high schools.

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Benjamin Thompson, MD

Knee & Shoulder

Dr. Thompson is an award-winning surgeon, with team physician experience working with the Pawtucket Red Sox, the Lowell Spinners, the Pro Bull Riders Tour and Worcester Polytechnical Institute football team.

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Michael T. LeGeyt, MD

Hand & Elbow

Dr. LeGeyt is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery with a Certificate of Added Qualification in Surgery of the Hand (CAQSH).  He was awarded the Best Clinical Research at the Seton Hall University School of Graduate Medical Education Annual Research Colloquium.

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Chelsea Backer, DO

Concussion

Chelsea Backer, D.O. is a Board-Certified Sports Medicine physician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of all non-operative sports injuries.

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Whitney Hilton, DO

Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist & Hands

Dr. Hilton specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions of the shoulder, elbow, wrist, and hand. Her clinical interests include arthritis care, fractures of the hand and upper extremity, as well as tendon and nerve injuries of the upper extremity.

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Anthony Ippolito, DO

Rheumatologist

Dr. Ippolito is a Board-Certified Rheumatologist trained in treating a wide array of musculoskeletal disorders with a particular focus on autoimmune diseases. He specializes in systemic lupus erythematosus (Lupus), but also has expertise in caring for patients with conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, psoriatic arthritis, Sjogren’s syndrome, scleroderma, vasculitis, myositis, gout, and osteoporosis.

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Christopher L. Wheeler, PA-C

Physician Assistant

PA-C Wheeler is a certified Physician Assistant with over 25 years of experience providing clinical, operative and off-site services for Access Sports Medicine. He also lectures and serves as a preceptor for the University of New England Physician Assistant program.

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Eric Richard, PA-C

Physician Assistant

PA-C Richard is a certified Physician Assistant with an extensive background in the world of orthopaedics. Prior to joining the team at Access, he worked certified athletic trainer and worked at an orthopaedic practice for over a decade.

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Ainsley Smith, PA-C

Physician Assistant

PA-C Smith is a certified Physician Assistant whose love for sports influenced her to pursue a career in orthopaedics. She is licensed to practice in the State of New Hampshire and certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).​

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Brittany M. Masse, PA-C

Physician Assistant

PA-C Masse is a certified Physician Assistant who provides care for all orthopaedic conditions. She specializes in sports medicine and complementary therapies, which includes the introduction and use of Extracorporeal Pulse Activation Technology (EPAT), and also performs sports physicals, pre-employment physicals, and DOT examinations.

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Michael R. Smith, PA-C

Physician Assistant

PA-C Smith is a certified Physician Assistant with more than 14 years of experience in orthopaedic surgery. He works as an Assistant Professor at the MCPHS University Boston Physician Assistant Program and is a skilled instructor in CPR and ACLS as well as numerous clinical medicine topics.

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Anthony S. Curro, PA-C

Physician Assistant

PA-C Curro is a certified Physician Assistant with experience in both orthopaedics and family medicine. His clinical interests include the diagnosis and treatment of shoulder injuries. As a member of ski patrol for more than two decades, he has a special interest in ski and snowboard-related injuries and injury prevention.

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