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Michael Langworthy, MD

Chief of Orthopedics

4.7 out of 5 (269 Ratings)


Orthopedic Surgery / Orthopedics

About Michael Langworthy

Dr. Langworthy earned his medical degree from the University of Michigan Medical School in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He is fellowship trained in adult pelvis and major joint reconstruction at the University of California, San Diego.

A leading advisor on arthritic joint disease to the US military, Dr. Langworthy holds a clinical faculty appointment at the Naval Medical Center in San Diego. He is a current Director of Advanced Trauma Life Support for the US Navy and has published numerous papers and spoken around the world on cartilage and osteoarthritis.

Dr. Langworthy was honored as one of the Top 100 Health Care Professionals of the world in 2013 and is board certified in orthopedic surgery.


Michael practices at the following locations:

Southcoast Physicians Group Orthopedics & Orthopedic Surgery

300 A Faunce Corner Road
Dartmouth, MA 02747

P: 508-973-2211

Get Directions 41.65998099999999 -70.99087600000001

Insurances Accepted

Southcoast accepts most major insurance plans. Call the Southcoast patient registration department at 844-297-2952 or your health plan with any questions regarding coverage.

Provider Ratings

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Patient Comments (53)

At Southcoast Health, we strive to deliver exceptional patient care along with an exceptional patient experience. We appreciate all of your feedback and share your comments to recognize the wonderful care our teams provide to you as well as identify areas for improvement.

  • My office visit was fine. The people I came in contact with were very pleasant, patient and understanding. My only complaint is I've been waiting 2 days for a callback from surgical booking to set up an appointment for my hip surgery. I've called twice and left a message both times.

  • On time, answered all my questions

  • Once again I did not have a satisfactory experience with Dr Langworthy. However Dr [Name] has been following me also and he is very nice and listens to me and gives me good care.

  • First time visit, and the Doctor will be able to help me where others wo n't.

  • Dr Langwothy was very nice but didn't explain anything about the surgery or the pain after the surgery. All he said is that I needed surgery and it was over. It looked like he was in a rush and didn't want me in his office.

  • Provided straightforward and knowledgeable description of my problem.

  • I trust Dr.Langworthy,this was my second surgery with the dr.and he took good care with me, with my first surgery (hip)I knew I could believe in his experience to do well by me with my second (shoulder) and I'm proud to tell everyone

  • Everything after I made the appointment went smoothly. Everyone was on schedule. And was very friendly and helpful at the appointment. I only wish I could have had an appointment sooner. However because of the holidays I understand that that was an issue.

  • I was a new patient so it took me 2 months to get an appointment but this is my first time with him and he said that if the pain came back I could come the very next day. So that is wonderful now.

  • He answered my questions. Made me comfortable.

  • I just wanted to thank you for that (unreadable) and thank you for your patience with me, thank you.

  • First visit, had my information. Did X-ray for more information. Surprised at diagnosis and treatment. I do feel he gave me enough information. May need second opinion. I kind of wish he had suggested it if I was so surprised.

  • really can't answer this question. I was seen at 3PM on New Years eve, and everyone, myself included, just wanted to go home promptly. My questions are pretty simple and can be answered at home via computer search. Will phone with questions the internet didn't answer to my satisfaction.

  • Dr Langworthy was pleasant, answered my questions and explained things clearly. I would definitely recommend him to others. I did not have the same experience at another Southcoast Orthopedics office

  • things went well for a total knee replacement It took longer than expected in recovery but Dr. Langworthy stayed with it- I believe my arthritis in my back complicated these issues.

  • Dr.Langworthy explained everything. Nurses were professional and polite.

  • Explain the situation I am in about my injury what I can and canot do

  • I would have liked to ask the doctor a few questions. He always seems insuch a hurry. (this last visit he had to rush to the hospital, and I do understand that). Excellent doctor!!

  • I was extremely impressed with dr. Langworthy attention and care

  • Generally well pleased. One suggestion. I wish Dr. Langworthy would speak slower.

  • I've only had a perfect experience with the Dr. and with every person I came in contact with and I have no relatives or neighbors in this office !!!!!!!!THANKYOU one and all !!!!

  • There was no waiting too long to be called into exam room and the time waiting for the doctor was a proper time frame.

  • The doctor was very kind, knowledgeable and understanding of my condition. Gave me insight on what to expect.

  • O love dr langworthy hes very kind

  • This experience was okay. I went in knowing that the doctor couldn't help me. I just needed a recommendation so I could get surgery through my health insurance.

  • Was checked in quickly. Would love to have had more interpersonal chatting about my condition. Office was well run.

  • Was as expected

  • This office is excellent in every way. Super friendly and they listen to you. I love them

  • Be more on time with your scheduled appointments

  • always treated with respect dr explained everything to me and o what i say would recommend dr to all my friends .

  • Nothing short of wonderful!

  • The only thing I had a hard time with is when people were talking to me with their mask on. It's very hard when a person is half deaf. Other than that everything went well.

  • I'd like to say that Dr. Langworthy was...presented as extremely competent. He let me know about the pain that I might experience. He looks like he's broadly educated. I was able to build up a great deal of confidence in him during the course of our procedure and I'm totally comfortable with the upcoming surgery.

  • Alway's The Best Service From The Whole Staff

  • my entire visit was very courteous, friendly, helpful, informative, right from the beginning when I walked in at this at the desk, to the time I left visiting the doctor. Including all the medical assistants. They couldn't have been more helpful to accommodate my needs.

  • Doctor and staff were friendly.

  • I've been to many orthopedic surgeons in my time and had 3 ACL surgery. Dr Langworthy was unusually prepared, knowledgeable, and quite engaging. However, I will say that the waiting room filled up to dangerous capacity given the covid situation - that has nothing to do with Dr. Langworthy, who remains extremely impressive.


  • Everything was great

  • Explanation of conditions thoroughly

  • This was my 1st visit with Dr Langworthy. I had a total knee replacement 4 years ago at [Name] that was never right. I’ve had pain in the knee for 4 years. Dr. langworthy listened to me and made a plan to get to the bottom of the pain and problem. NO one listened to me at [Name] I left his office with hope.

  • Dr Langworthy and his staff were great. I have seen the Doctor many times. I wouldn’t go to anyone else.

  • Competence and friendliness

  • Dr. Langworthy was excellent, very pleased with his expertise and thorough explanation.

  • First time visiting this office; exceptional experience all around. Thank you.

  • Yeah well, I'd like to say that the knowledge and thoroughness of everyone is spectacular and the doctor was the best.

  • [Name] assisted me in obtaining an earlier appointment in June as opposed to the August appointment that I had initially been given. Her assistance was greatly appreciated!

  • Great experience at my orthopedic appt with Dr Langworthy and gyn appointment with [Name] [Name] CNM today - awesome caring providers. Thanks [Name] P. [Name]

  • Dr langworthy is a very kind man. He has a very general manner when he speaks. You can tell he has confidence in his knowledge of his field and that is very reassuring.

  • Dr. Langworthy is very professional and extremely knowledgeable. I have the up most confidence in him.

  • First time being operated and everything went well. I'm very happy. Thank you.

  • Well, I think the whole office staff is extremely professional and very wonderful, patient, understanding and explain things really. Well my experience with Dr. Langworthy is been exceptional. He's a terrific doctor. I have no qualms. I would recommend 100 percent to anyone that wants to go and have any type of orthopedic surgery done.

  • Sincere thanks to all staff

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