Skip to main content

Orthopedic surgeons join Franklin Memorial Hospital medical staff

July 31, 2019

Both are affiliated with Maine Medical Partners Orthopedics & Sports Medicine

Farmington, Maine-


Franklin Health Orthopedics is pleased to announce the addition of orthopedic surgeons Raymond White, MD, and F. Lincoln Avery, MD, through a service partnership with Maine Medical Partners Orthopedics & Sports Medicine.


They are seeing patients in the practice and performing surgery at Franklin Memorial Hospital. Dr. White specializes in orthopedic trauma and fracture care, while Dr. Avery provides expert treatment for a wide variety of orthopedic and sports-related injuries. Both have more than 30 years of patient care experience in orthopedics and orthopedic surgery.


“We are very pleased to have these highly qualified surgeons offering treatment to patients at Franklin Memorial Hospital,” said Dr. David Rice, chief medical officer. “Working with Maine Medical Partners, we are able to leverage being a part of the MaineHealth integrated system of care to provide our patients with access to outstanding providers close to home.”


Most services require a referral from your primary care doctor. For more information call 778-9001.


They join colleagues Zachary Blakeman, DPM; Thomas Pulling, MD; Steven Coates, PA-C; and Sharon Fournier, RNFA, at Franklin Health Orthopedics offering quality orthopedic, podiatric, and sports medicine services.


News from Around MaineHealth

View All
MaineHealth’s Access to Care team connects Mainers with coverage during 2021 Open Enrollment
MaineHealth’s Access to Care team is prepared to assist and educate Mainers in shopping for health insurance plans during the Open Enrollment period, which runs November 1 through December 15.
MaineHealth taps Boston Children’s physician with strong information technology background to lead its IT department
Daniel J. Nigrin, MD, is a pediatric endocrinologist who was drawn to the important role that technology plays in delivering world-class health care.
MaineHealth Earns 2020 CHIME Digital Health Most Wired Recognition
The CHIME Digital Health Most Wired program conducts an annual survey to assess how effectively healthcare organizations apply core and advanced technologies into their clinical and business programs to improve health and care in their communities.
Franklin Community Health Network offers flu clinics
Franklin Community Health Network is offering drive-up flu clinics in October for adults on the Franklin Memorial Hospital campus and via mobile outreach by the Healthy Community Coalition. No appointment is required.
Healthy Community Coalition awarded $1 million to address opioid use disorder
Healthy Community Coalition (HCC), an affiliate of Franklin Community Health Network (FCHN) and a member of the MaineHealth family, has been awarded a grant totaling $1 million over three years to implement a Greater Franklin County rural response to the current opioid crisis.
Franklin Memorial Awarded Hospital Accreditation from The Joint Commission
Franklin Memorial Hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Hospital Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards.
Paramedic Scott Nile Earns Flight Certificate
NorthStar Paramedic Scott Nile, WNRP, FP-C (Wilderness National Registry Paramedic, Flight Paramedic Certification) recently received certification as a Flight Paramedic.
Physician Joins Franklin Health Surgery
Franklin Memorial Hospital is pleased to announce that Joseph Caruso, MD, has joined Franklin Health Surgery and Franklin Memorial Hospital.
Franklin Imaging Earns Nuclear Medicine Accreditation
The Imaging Department at Franklin Memorial Hospital (FMH) has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in nuclear medicine as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology.
Credit rating agencies reaffirm strength of MaineHealth
Two credit rating agencies continued to give northern New England’s largest health system high marks for its financial strength even though the COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant financial impact.