December 13, 2017 04:23 PM

Exercising When You’re Sick

You have been disciplined about your gym routine for the past few months and exercising on a regular basis.  Suddenly you come down with an illness.  Wonderful! Now you can’t work out until you get over it.  Not so fast…getting some exercise when you’re sick isn’t always a bad idea.  Getting a workout in can … Continue reading “Exercising When You’re Sick”


November 13, 2017 02:37 PM

Spectrum “Radiology Top 100”

Spectrum Healthcare Partners has been listed as one of Radiology Business’ “Top 100” for 2017.  The “Top 100” features private radiology groups and ranks their growth from year to year.  Only private practices with no outside funding are included in this list, which ranks based on the total number of full time employed physicians. Spectrum Radiology came in 40th in the … Continue reading “Spectrum “Radiology Top 100””


November 9, 2017 02:58 PM

Bean Featured on Catching Health

Dr. Jeffrey Bean was recently interviewed by health blogger, Diane Atwood of Catching Health, to share a little more information about why females are at greater risk for knee-related injuries and how to prevent them.  See what he had to say: “With increased female participation in sports over the years, there has also been an exponential rise … Continue reading “Bean Featured on Catching Health”


November 8, 2017 02:09 PM

Belair Named CFO

Belair Named Spectrum CFO South Portland, Maine (November 8, 2017) – Spectrum Healthcare Partners has announced the addition of Norman Belair to their Executive Leadership Team as Chief Financial Officer. Belair joined the physician-owned, multispecialty practice in early October. David Landry, Spectrum CEO, said “Norm brings many years of expertise to our organization and a … Continue reading “Belair Named CFO”


October 25, 2017 02:41 PM

Chaput and Qualman Join Spectrum Leadership

Chaput and Qualman Join Spectrum Leadership South Portland, Maine (October 25, 2017) – Spectrum Healthcare Partners has announced the addition of two new leaders to their organization: Mark Chaput as Executive Director of Clinical Services and Ken Qualman as Senior Director of Hospital Services.  Qualman joined the physician-owned, multispecialty practice in late August and Chaput … Continue reading “Chaput and Qualman Join Spectrum Leadership”


September 29, 2017 02:36 PM

Drs. Abrahams and Ralston Retire

Please join us in wishing Drs. Abrahams and Ralston of Radiology South a happy retirement! The Rad South Team recently threw Drs. Abrahams and Ralson a going away party to wish them well in retirement and thank them for their many years of tireless service, loyalty and leadership within Spectrum Healthcare Partners. Dr. Tod Abrahams has … Continue reading “Drs. Abrahams and Ralston Retire”


June 22, 2017 04:13 PM

Pavlak Earns AANEM Accreditation for OA

OA Centers for Orthopaedics, a part of Spectrum Healthcare Partners, is excited to announce that they have earned Laboratory Accreditation with Exemplary status from the American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM). Douglas Pavlak, MD, FAAPMR serves as Spectrum’s Electrodiagnostic Medicine Laboratory Director and led the accreditation efforts. “I am excited to earn AANEM … Continue reading “Pavlak Earns AANEM Accreditation for OA”


June 16, 2017 05:50 PM

Labbay Joins Spectrum as Ortho Director of Operations

  Spectrum Healthcare Partners is excited to announce that Lisa Labbay has joined the group as a Director of Operations for Orthopaedics, based out of Central Maine Orthopaedics (CMO) in Auburn. Labbay joined Spectrum after having most recently served as the Chief Operating Officer (COO) at InterMed in Portland. As COO Labbay helped to lead … Continue reading “Labbay Joins Spectrum as Ortho Director of Operations”


April 28, 2017 01:17 PM

How to Read Your Pathology Report

The pathologist, who is a member of your medical team, writes the pathology report that your treating doctor uses to provide the best care for you as a patient. Surgical pathology reports vary somewhat regarding the information they contain. However, each report will document the significant details that affect the management of your diagnosed condition or disease … Continue reading “How to Read Your Pathology Report”


April 28, 2017 01:12 PM

Radiology South Hires Senior Practice Manager

In early June, Spectrum Medical Group’s Southern Radiology Division welcomed Leslie Weeks as its new Senior Practice Manager. Ms. Weeks was recently employed by Maine Medical Center Cancer Institute where she was the Oncology Business Manager. Prior to that, she was Chief Therapist in MMC’s Radiation Oncology Department.


April 28, 2017 01:10 PM

Southern Radiology Division Welcomes Physician Assistant

Chase Charwat, PA recently joined Spectrum’s Southern Radiology Division. She will be working part-time for Vascular & Interventional Radiology and continue to work part-time at Mercy Hospital. She comes to Spectrum having worked at both Falmouth Orthopaedics and Mercy Hospital.





April 14, 2017 12:18 PM

Wound Care for OT’s and PT’s

Please join us, along with Doctors Demistify for this informative day long session about wound care for OT’s, PT’s, ATC’s and Cast Techs. Saturday, October 15th from 8:00-3:30 at OA in Saco.  The cost of the course is $99, register at http://www.doctorsdemystify.com/live-courses/doctors-demystify-wound-care/.  Course Objectives At the completion of the course the registrant will be able to: 1. Describe … Continue reading “Wound Care for OT’s and PT’s”


April 14, 2017 12:16 PM

Derek Mittleider, MD Speaks About Endovascular Revascularization

Dr. Derek Mittleider travels to a conference in China in early September to present information on a procedure he performs in Maine. The procedure, Endovascular Revascularization, improves blood flow to the feet of individuals who have circulatory problems resulting in chronic leg pain.  Watch an interview with Tracy Sabol recently shown on WMTW News 8.


April 14, 2017 12:15 PM

Spectrum Supports Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

In support of breast cancer awareness month, several employees at Spectrum’s Gannett Drive office walked in the American Cancer Society’s “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer” walk at Fort Williams Park on Sunday, October 19th.  Spectrum Medical Group generously sponsored the American Cancer Society as a Start/Finish Line Supporter for Sunday’s walk. Thanks to our physicians for their sponsorship as well as those who participated in the … Continue reading “Spectrum Supports Making Strides Against Breast Cancer”


April 14, 2017 12:11 PM

Spectrum Welcomes New Physicians

Spectrum Medical Group welcomes two new physicians to its team. Jessica McDermott, MD joined the Southern Anesthesiology Division and Christina Cinelli, MD joined the Southern Radiology Division. Dr. McDermott received her medical degree at the University of California, San Francisco in 2005 and completed her anesthesiology residency training at UCSF in 2009.  She has a … Continue reading “Spectrum Welcomes New Physicians”


April 14, 2017 12:04 PM

Dr. Scott Marr Joins OA Centers for Orthopaedics

OA Centers for Orthopaedics welcomes back D. Scott Marr, MD. Dr. Marr is a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine and an active member of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine. He has a special interest in elite endurance athletics including performance physiology and injury prevention.    



April 14, 2017 11:53 AM

Anesthesiology Division Welcomes Dr. Morrissette

Greg Morrissette, MD joined Spectrum Medical Group’s Anesthesiology Division​ in early February, 2015.  Dr. Morrissette graduated from the University of Vermont College of Medicine and completed his anesthesiology residency and cardiac anesthesia fellowship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. Prior to coming to Spectrum, he most recently worked at Abbott Northwestern Hospital / Minneapolis Heart Institute. … Continue reading “Anesthesiology Division Welcomes Dr. Morrissette”



April 14, 2017 11:48 AM

Spectrum’s First CIO Named

Erik Goltzer is the newest addition to Spectrum’s Executive Management team and Spectrum’s first full-time CIO.  He has over 20 years of IT leadership and most recently held the position of chief information officer at a $270M full service law firm in Birmingham, Alabama.  Erik has experience in various industries and brings a new level … Continue reading “Spectrum’s First CIO Named”


April 14, 2017 11:46 AM

David Gray, MD Named to NH Top Docs 2015

Dr. David Gray, Spectrum’s Chief of Pathology at Wentworth-Douglass Hospital, was recently named to the New Hampshire Magazine’s 2015 Top Doctors list. The list is compiled by survey to each doctor on the NH Board of Medicine’s list of physicians licensed to practice in the state. They ask each physician to nominate specialists they would most recommend to family … Continue reading “David Gray, MD Named to NH Top Docs 2015”


April 14, 2017 11:44 AM

WCSH6 – TV Interviews Michael Jones, MD

Michael Jones, MD, Chief of Pathology at Maine Medical Center recently spoke with Cindy Williams, WCSH6-TV regarding the process Spectrum pathologists use for the diagnosis and treatment of breast biopsies.  Click on the following link to view the full segment aired on Tuesday, April 14, 2015. WCSH News Video


April 14, 2017 11:42 AM

Anesthesiology Division Welcomes Newest Members

Dr. Nina Morrissette joined the Southern Anesthesiology Division of Spectrum Medical Group in March. She graduated from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine in 2004. In 2008, Dr. Morrissette completed her anesthesiology training at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Morrissette’s professional interests include OB anesthesia, US guided peripheral nerve blocks, and … Continue reading “Anesthesiology Division Welcomes Newest Members”


April 14, 2017 11:39 AM

Spectrum Sponsorships

Each year, Spectrum Medical Group physicians generously sponsor local, state, and national organizations. Physicians and staff regularly participate in charity events across the state. Upcoming events for which Spectrum physicians and employees will participate include the following: American Diabetes Association – Kennebunks Tour de Cure :: June 14, 2015 American Lung Association – Trek Across … Continue reading “Spectrum Sponsorships”


April 14, 2017 11:38 AM

Amy Harrow, MD

Amy Harrow, MD, Spectrum Radiologist and Section Head of the Breast and Osteoporosis Center at Eastern Maine Medical Center, provides information regarding dense breast tissue to WLBZ2-TV in their monthly Buddy-to-Buddy segment.  Click on the following link to view the full segment aired on Tuesday, June 9, 2015. WLBZ News Video


April 14, 2017 11:32 AM

Radiologist Joins Spectrum

Spectrum Radiology welcomes Elena Resnick, MD to its division. Elena Resnick, MD graduated from Tufts University School of Medicine in 2008 followed by a diagnostic radiology residency at Maine Medical Center in Portland in 2014. She continued on to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center where she completed a Body MRI Fellowship in 2015. The Radiology … Continue reading “Radiologist Joins Spectrum”


April 14, 2017 11:29 AM

Dr. Talmadge Joins Spectrum Radiology

Jennifer Talmadge, MD recently joined Spectrum Medical Group’s Radiology Division. Jennifer Talmadge, MD received her medical degree from Dartmouth Medical School in 2009 and completed her diagnostic radiology residency at Maine Medical Center in Portland. She fellowship-trained in Pediatric Radiology at Boston’s Children’s Hospital. Spectrum Radiology is pleased to welcome Dr. Talmadge to its division.


April 14, 2017 11:28 AM

Spectrum Anesthesiology Welcomes New Physician

Spectrum Anesthesiology extends a warm welcome to Gregory Sheehan, MD. Dr. Sheehan received his medical degree from Stony Brook University School of Medicine in 2011.  He continued his medical education in the Clinical Anesthesiology Residency Program at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, completing the program in 2015. The Anesthesiology Division is pleased to welcome Dr. Sheehan to … Continue reading “Spectrum Anesthesiology Welcomes New Physician”


April 14, 2017 11:26 AM

Spectrum Names Chief of Radiology at Pen Bay Medical Center

Spectrum Medical Group recently named Steven Hintz, MD as Chief of Radiology at Pen Bay Medical Center.   Dr. Hintz joined Spectrum’s Radiology Division in 2000 and has been actively involved with the Northern Radiology Division most recently by serving as its Managing Director.  Dr. Hintz also served on the Divisional Advisory Committee and was … Continue reading “Spectrum Names Chief of Radiology at Pen Bay Medical Center”


April 14, 2017 11:24 AM

New Faces in Spectrum Anesthesiology

Spectrum Medical Group’s Southern Anesthesiology Division is pleased to welcome four new physicians to its practice. This includes the following individuals: Isaac Chemmanam, MD, MRCP received his medical degree from Jawaharlal Institute, Pondicherry University and his Diploma of Membership (MRCP) at the Royal College of Physicians of the United Kingdom. Dr. Chemmanam completed his post-graduate … Continue reading “New Faces in Spectrum Anesthesiology”


April 14, 2017 11:20 AM

Spectrum Welcomes New Radiation Oncologist

Spectrum Radiation Oncology extends a warm welcome to Matthew Cheney, MD, PhD. Dr. Cheney joined the radiation oncologists care team in early August.  He received his medical degree from Dartmouth Medical School and completed his residency training at the Harvard Radiation Oncology Program.   The Radiation Oncology Division is pleased to welcome Dr. Cheney to … Continue reading “Spectrum Welcomes New Radiation Oncologist”


April 14, 2017 11:16 AM

High School Concussions Receive Serious Attention

Since the Maine Legislature passed a concussion law in 2012, high school administrators, coaches and athletes have become more educated about head injuries and more vigilant in treating them. But experts say there’s still much to be learned about concussions, which accounted for nearly a quarter of reported high school injuries nationally in the 2014-15 … Continue reading “High School Concussions Receive Serious Attention”



April 14, 2017 11:10 AM

Physician Joins OA Centers for Orthopaedics

Alison Lee, DO recently joined OA Centers for Orthopaedics, a division of Spectrum Medical Group. She graduated from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2011 and completed her family medicine residency training at Abington Memorial Hospital. Dr. Lee continued her post-graduate studies at Maine Medical Center where she completed a sports medicine fellowship. She is board … Continue reading “Physician Joins OA Centers for Orthopaedics”


April 14, 2017 11:08 AM

Anesthesiology Division Welcomes Dr. Jenson

Spectrum Medical Group’s Anesthesiology Division extends a warm welcome to Cynthia Jenson, MD. Dr. Jenson will be practicing medicine at St. Joseph Hospital in Bangor with the Northern Anesthesiology Division. She graduated from State University of New York at Buffalo and completed her anesthesiology residency program at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. She is board … Continue reading “Anesthesiology Division Welcomes Dr. Jenson”


April 14, 2017 11:06 AM

OA Centers for Orthopaedics Receives APEX Quality Award

SPH Analytics (SPHA) is proud to announce that OA Centers for Orthopaedics is being recognized as a 2014/2015 National APEX Quality Award Winner.  The APEX Quality Award distinguishes OA as one of APEX’s highest performing healthcare entities in OA’s healthcare peer grouping. Since winners are determined solely on patient feedback, the APEX Quality Award is an honor OA Centers for … Continue reading “OA Centers for Orthopaedics Receives APEX Quality Award”



April 14, 2017 11:02 AM

Benefits of Sleep for Student-Athletes

Lucien R. Ouellette, M.D., OA Centers for Orthopaedics sports medicine-trained physician, discusses the benefits of a healthier school starting time for student-athletes in the Portland Press Herald on Wednesday, October 21, 2015. He belongs to the Start School Later initiative.



April 14, 2017 10:57 AM

Anesthesiology Division Welcomes Dr. Butterly

Spectrum Medical Group’s Anesthesiology Division extends a warm welcome to Arielle Butterly, MD. Dr. Butterly received her medical degree from Harvard University Medical School. She completed her residency in Anesthesiology and Critical Care as well as a fellowship in Critical Care Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital.  Dr. Butterly is board certified by the American Board … Continue reading “Anesthesiology Division Welcomes Dr. Butterly”



April 14, 2017 10:53 AM

Celine Godin, MD/MPH Retires

Celine Godin, MD/MPH retires on December 31st after more than 16 years of dedicated service as a radiation oncologist. She has served the medical community treating patients at Maine Medical Center’s Bramhall and Scarborough campuses, and at Coastal Cancer Treatment Center in Bath. She has served a variety of roles at SMG and in the community serving as medical director of … Continue reading “Celine Godin, MD/MPH Retires”


April 14, 2017 10:49 AM

Spectrum Sponsors Pink in the Rink

On Friday, March 25, 2016 Spectrum Medical Group will be a Line Mate Sponsor at the annual Portland Pirates’ Pink in the Rink Breast Cancer Awareness Night. Support local breast cancer survivors when the Portland Pirates take on the Springfield Falcons at Cross Insurance Arena in Portland at 7 pm. One hundred tickets will be donated … Continue reading “Spectrum Sponsors Pink in the Rink”


April 14, 2017 10:46 AM

MMC Opens Team Training Facility

Maine Medical Center announced recently that it has opened The Hannaford Team Training Facility for Safe Patient Care, a medical team training facility outfitted with patient simulators at its Bramhall Campus. The facility will have a patient room, where medical teams including residents, nurses and therapists can practice actual emergency situations. The facility will be … Continue reading “MMC Opens Team Training Facility”


April 14, 2017 10:44 AM

OA Physical Therapist Runners World Consultant

Dan Frey, DPT for OA Centers for Orthopaedics, provides important information on how runners can continue to train during the winter months in February’s Runners World.  Read full article…


April 14, 2017 10:41 AM

Ann Robinson Joins Spectrum’s Leadership Team

Ann Robinson joined Spectrum Medical Group as Chief Legal Counsel & Director of Government Affairs in January, 2016. Ann was previously a partner at Preti Flaherty, a preeminent Maine law firm. She served as Chair of the firm’s Government Affairs Practice Group for over a decade, and subsequently as a member of the firm’s Management Committee. She … Continue reading “Ann Robinson Joins Spectrum’s Leadership Team”


April 14, 2017 10:37 AM

OA Centers for Orthopaedics Welcomes Physical Therapists

OA Centers for Orthopaedics, a member of Spectrum Medical Group’s Orthopaedic Division, welcomes two new physical therapists to its practice. Kristin Bonenfant, DPT received her doctor of physical therapy degree from Husson University in 2013. She is practicing at the OA Centers for Orthopaedics office in Windham, Maine. Megan Woodbrey, DPT received her doctor of … Continue reading “OA Centers for Orthopaedics Welcomes Physical Therapists”


April 14, 2017 10:23 AM

OA Centers for Orthopaedics Receives APEX Quality Award

SPH Analytics (SPHA) is proud to announce that OA Centers for Orthopaedics is being recognized as a 2014/2015 National APEX Quality Award Winner.  The APEX Quality Award distinguishes OA as one of APEX’s highest performing healthcare entities in OA’s healthcare peer grouping. Since winners are determined solely on patient feedback, the APEX Quality Award is an honor OA Centers for … Continue reading “OA Centers for Orthopaedics Receives APEX Quality Award”


April 14, 2017 10:20 AM

Spectrum Celebrates 20 Years!

 Message from David Landry, Spectrum’s CEO It is with great pride and satisfaction that I recognize the 20th anniversary of the formation of Spectrum Medical Group.  Spectrum formed on September 30, 1996 as a result of the merger of Radiology Associates of Maine (Andrews, Lynch & Field and Radiology Associates), Northeast Anesthesia Professional Association (Northeast … Continue reading “Spectrum Celebrates 20 Years!”


March 24, 2017 01:24 PM

In The News

Spectrum Headlines March 1, 2016 OA Centers for Orthopaedics Welcomes Physical Therapists OA Centers for Orthopaedics, a member of Spectrum Medical Group’s Orthopaedic Division, welcomes two new physical therapists to its practice… February 16, 2016 Ann Robinson Joins Spectrum’s Leadership Team Ann Robinson joined Spectrum Medical Group as Chief Legal Counsel & Director of Government Affairs in … Continue reading “In The News”