Primary Focus of Interest: General Orthopaedics (shoulder, elbow, wrist/hand, hip, knee, ankle/foot)
Dr. Piscopo has also been practicing at the Elliot Hospital and been a part of the Manchester community for over 21 years. Prior to that, he practiced general Orthopaedic Surgery in Messina, New York, before relocating to Manchester. He is a graduate of the University of Ottawa completing both his Medical School education and Orthopedic Surgery Residency at that institution. Dr. Piscopo practices General Orthopedic surgery providing treatment for most all Orthopaedic conditions. Dr. Piscopo has the well deserved reputation for being a great listener and patient advocate.
Primary Focus of Interest: Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery, Fracture Surgery, Treatment of Infected or Non-healing Fractures, Lower Limb Deformity Correction, Pediatric Fracture Care
Dr. Sirlin specializes in Adult and Pediatric Orthopaedic Traumatology and fracture surgery, including non-operative treatment of fractures. He also cares for previous fractures that have failed to heal, are infected, or have healed with a residual deformity or limb length discrepancy. He is a native of New Hampshire, returning after medical school, Orthopaedic Surgery Residency, and Fellowship in Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, PA, completing his training in 2017. As a resident, he was selected as a Young Leader by the American Orthopaedic Association.
Prior to attending medical school, Dr. Sirlin attended college at St. Lawrence University, graduating with a major in Neuroscience, and a minor in Chemistry. As a senior, he was President of Omicron Delta Kappa, the National Leadership Honorary Society. He then worked as a research assistant at Dartmouth Medical School for 2 years, performing neurosurgical research helping to understand Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, prior to matriculating into medical school.
Primary Focus of Interest: General Orthopaedics (shoulder, elbow, wrist/hand, hip, knee, ankle/foot)
Dr. Sole has been part of the Elliot community for over 20 years. She completed her Orthopaedic Surgery residency at Eastern Virginia Graduate school of Medicine in Norfolk, Virginia. She earned her Medical Doctor degree from the UCLA School of Medicine. Dr. Sole treats most orthopaedic ailments, both operative and non-operative, including arthritis, strains and sprains as well as fracture treatment. Dr. Sole strongly believes in individualized and personal care of all patients.
Primary Focus of Interest: Orthopaedic Trauma, Fracture Surgery, and Shoulder Replacement Surgery
Dr. Parisien has been in practice for 10 years specializing in adult and pediatric orthopaedic traumatology and fracture surgery. He moved to NH in 2010 after being in practice in Portland, Maine for 6 years. He is a graduate of the Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program and was the chief orthopaedic resident at Massachusetts General Hospital in his senior year. He did a fellowship at the Brigham and Women’s hospital finishing in 2004.
He graduated with honors from Dartmouth Medical School in 1999 and was elected to the AOA honor society. Prior to his medical career he was a professional athlete. He is a former member of the US Ski Team and competed in the 1992 Winter Olympics in Albertville, France. He was a member of the United States Ski Team from 1987 to 1992.
He has earned the NH Magazine Top Doctor award in Orthopaedic Surgery in 2012, 2013, and 2014. For further information and for post-operative instructions and protocols visit his web site: www.robparisien.com
Primary Focus of Interest: Sports Injuries and Minimally-Invasive Surgery (all sports-related injuries, knee ligament injuries, and rotator cuff tears
Dr. Mack is the Director of Sports Medicine at Elliot Orthopaedic Surgical Specialists. He is a Harvard Graduate, and is double board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Mack worked as an assistant team physician for the NBA’s Miami Heat, and he serves locally as the team physician for Souhegan High School. He has performed thousands of arthroscopic and other sports-related surgeries. Patients appreciate the time he takes to provide thorough and understandable explanations of orthopaedic problems.
Primary Focus of Interest: Hand and Wrist Injuries/Conditions (including fractures of the hand and wrist; tendon and nerve injuries,carpal tunnel syndrome, trigger fingers, Dupuytren’ s contracture, ganglion cysts ;arthritis the thumb, hand and wrist)
Dr. Scibetta a board certified Orthopaedic Hand Surgeon with over 15 years of experience. He began his career in orthopaedic surgery as a solo practitioner in Plymouth, NH at Tenney Mountain Orthopaedics. After five years of private practice, he joined Speare Memorial Hospital, in Plymouth, NH, where he worked for seven years before moving to Beckley, West Virginia where he worked for three years at the Raleigh Orthopaedic Center. Dr. Scibetta enjoys caring for all injuries and conditions involving the hand, wrist and elbow. He has a particular interest in treating fractures and arthritis of the hand and wrist.
Primary Focus of Interest: Knee and Hip Replacement (for all complex and simple knee and hip conditions)
Dr. Lawless is a subspecialty-trained adult joint reconstructive surgeon, trained at the Massachusetts General Hospital. He specializes in all knee and hip replacements. He is a graduate of Tufts University School of Medicine, and completed his residency training in the Boston University Department of Orthopaedics at Boston Medical Center. Dr. Lawless has expertise in the field of joint replacement including computer navigation, patient specific implants of the hip and knee, and treating patients with severe post traumatic and congenital deformities. He has interest in treating patients with pain who have been recipients of the recently recalled metal on metal hip implants.
A graduate of Northeastern University with a major in Athletic Training Dr. Houseman then received his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Following medical school, he matriculated at WellSpan York Hospital in York, PA when he completed a five year Orthopaedic Surgery residency at this central Pennsylvania Level I Trauma center. An interest in trauma surgery developed in college working as an Orthopaedic Technician on the Trauma service at Boston Medical Center in Boston, MA. This further developed during residency leading to acceptance at the University of Louisville in Louisville, KY where he further subspecialized in Adult and Pediatric Orthopaedic Traumatology. His pediatric orthopaedic fracture management training was performed at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (Cincinnati, OH) as well as Norton Children’s Hospital (Louisville, KY) which both serve their communities as pediatric trauma centers. Following fellowship he and his family have been serving the community of Manchester for nearly 2.5yrs now, and recently as an addition to Elliot Orthopaedic Surgery Specialists.
Professional interests include complex periarticular fractures, pelvis and acetabular trauma, pediatric orthopaedic trauma, post-traumatic and acute-traumatic joint arthroplasty (replacement), reconstruction following malunion, nonunion, and post-infectious fracture management, and the treatment of the traumatized chest wall.
He is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and is an active member of the Chest Wall Injury Society, The Orthopaedic Trauma Association, The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopaedics.
Kim C. Brady, MS, APRN, NP-C is Board certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She received her Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Nursing at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell in 2006 and received her Master’s of Science Degree in Nursing at Rivier College in 2010, graduating Cum Laude. Kim is also a Registered Nurse First Assist (RNFA). She is certified through the National Institute of First Assisting (NIFA). Prior to joining Elliot Orthopaedic Surgical Specialists in August of 2010, Kim worked as a registered nurse at Lowell General Hospital. She worked as a charge nurse on their post surgical floor and also oriented new nurses in the Lowell General Hospital’s New Graduate Program.
Leah Hixon, MSN, APRN, FNP-C is a board-certified nurse practitioner by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANPCB). She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Summa Cum Laude, as well as her Master of Science in Nursing, Summa Cum Laude, both at the University of New Hampshire. Leah is in the process of becoming a Registered Nurse First Assistant (RNFA) and will soon be certified through the National Institute of First Assisting (NIFA). Prior to joining Elliot Orthopaedic Surgical Specialists, Leah worked as a registered nurse/charge nurse in the Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) at Elliot Hospital. She also previously worked as a registered nurse on the surgical unit at Elliot Hospital. Leah joined Elliot Orthopaedic Surgical Specialists in December of 2019.
Emily Miller, PA-C is board certified by the National Commission on the Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA). She received her Bachelor of Science in Biology from Dickinson College and her Master of Physician Assistant Studies from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. Emily joined Elliot's orthopedic team in 2017 as a new graduate.
Laura Radlinski, PA-C, received her Master of Science in Health Sciences from Weill Cornell Medical College in NYC and Bachelor of Arts at Hamilton College. Prior to joining Elliot Orthopaedic Surgical Specialists, Laura worked as a PA at New England Baptist Hospital in spine surgery and at Cambridge Health Alliance in emergency medicine. Prior to becoming a PA, she held positions as a nursing assistant and medical assistant at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, respectively. Laura jointed Elliot Orthopedics in December of 2019.
Tim received his Masters in Physician Assistant studies from Franklin Pierce University. He also has a Masters in Exercise Science from East Stroudsburg University. Tim worked at New Hampshire Orthopedic Center as a Physician Assistant for three years. Prior to becoming a Physician Assistant, he worked as an Athletic Trainer at the Collegiate level for ten years.
Misha Sullivan, PA-C, ATC received her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology with a concentration in Athletic Training from the University of New Hampshire and her Master of Physician Assistant Studies from the University of New England. Prior to joining Elliot Orthopaedic Surgery Specialists Misha was employed as a Certified Athletic Trainer at Portsmouth High School. Misha joined Elliot Orthopaedic Surgery Specialists in August 2011.
Michael Cacciola PA-C, ATC received his Master of Physician Assistant Studies from MCPHS University and his Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training, Magna Cum Laude from Merrimack College. Prior to joining Elliot Orthopaedic Surgery Specialists Michael served as the Orthopaedic Technician at Essex Orthopaedics and Optima Sports Medicine. Michael also served as an Athletic Trainer, Certified at Central Catholic High School.
Eric Velasquez, PA-C, MPAS received his Bachelor of Arts in Biological Sciences, Summa Cum Laude from the University of New Hampshire. He then went on to complete his training at MCPHS University, Magna Cum Laude. Before joining Elliot Orthopaedics, Eric has had the privilege of working for Monadnock Orthopaedic Associates as well as New Hampshire Orthopaedic Center, and has spent 3 years working in Trauma and Critical Care. Eric and his wife join the Elliot family with their two boys.