James Worthington, MD, orthopedic surgeon, joins Southcoast Physicians Group

FALL RIVER, Mass. – Southcoast Health today announced that James M. Worthington, MD, orthopedic surgeon, has joined Southcoast Physicians Group, and will see patients at Southcoast Orthopedics at Truesdale Clinic, 1030 President Ave., Suite 113, Fall River.

Dr. Worthington earned his undergraduate degree at the University of Vermont, where he graduated cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa. He received his medical degree from the University of Vermont College of Medicine. Dr. Worthington completed residencies in both surgery and orthopedic surgery at the Brown University School of Medicine at Rhode Island Hospital, where he served as Chief Resident in Orthopedic Surgery.

“People are cared for emotionally as well as physically. Anyone can deliver the care but not necessarily the caring,” said Dr. Worthington, who chose to be a Southcoast physician to practice “More than medicine” and deliver quality based care in the community.

Board certified in orthopedic surgery, Dr. Worthington specializes in state-of-the-art, computer-assisted joint replacement surgery involving knees and hips. He is a member of the American Association of Hip & Knee Surgeons and the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery.

A resident of Swansea since 1987, Dr. Worthington is a deacon of the First Baptist Church of Swansea. Dr. Worthington supports a local soup kitchen and frequently speaks at local senior centers. He has been married for 35 years and has three sons. He is an avid runner and has completed 14 marathons.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Worthington call 508-973-2218.