Stephen W. Rodrigue, MD
Minimally Invasive Joint Replacement Specialist
Surgery for the Hip and Knee and Traumatic Injuries
A native of Maine, Stephen W. Rodrigue, M.D. received his medical degree at the University of Vermont College of Medicine and completed his internship at the Beth Israel Hospital in Boston. Dr. Rodrigue did his residency at the Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program and was Chief Resident at the Massachusetts General Hospital where he concentrated on traumatic bone injuries and reconstructive joint replacement surgery. He continued his education as a Spine Fellow at the Massachusetts Hospital Spine Fellowship Program.
Dr. Rodrigue’s practice is exclusively focused on hip and knee reconstructive replacement surgery. He specializes in minimally invasive surgical (MIS) techniques for total knee replacement and total hip replacement as well as partial knee replacement surgery. He has established successful pathways and criteria for outpatient total knee and hip replacement surgery with same-day discharge to home, as well as a pain protocol with minimal narcotic use. He has a team approach with two physician assistants, a medical assistant, and a total joint replacement coordinator. He performs roughly 700 surgeries a year and is actively involved with patient outcomes and satisfaction studies.
Dr. Rodrigue is a Fellow of the internationally renowned American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons (ABOS recertified until 2031), American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS), and the International Congress for Joint Reconstruction (ICJR). He is a previous Member of the Board of Councilors for the AAOS, President of the Maine Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Maine Representative for the New England Orthopaedic Society, Maine Medical Center Medical Executive, and is currently Chairman for the Southern Maine Orthopaedic Management Company.
Dr. Rodrigue enjoys snowboarding, surfing, fly fishing, and antique car restoration.