Thomas McGovern, MD

Dr. Thomas McGovern, fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon in Exeter, NH, has been involved in joint preservation and replacement for over 20 years. Dr. McGovern specializes in using modern techniques for joint replacement such as computer assisted navigation, custom fit knee replacement and minimally invasive anterior hip replacement surgery. His joint replacement experience includes engineer designing, researching implants and performing hip and knee replacement surgery at Exeter Hospital.  Dr. McGovern has published a number of articles, scientific papers and book chapters related to hip and knee replacement.

Dr. McGovern has been recognized as a Top Doctor in Orthopedic Surgery by NH Magazine.

  • Undergraduate: BS, State University of New York at Albany
  • Undergraduate: MS, Biomedical Engineering, University of Virginia
  • Graduate: MD, Georgetown University Medical School, Washington, DC
University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville, VA
University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville, VA
Adult Joint Reconstruction, Anderson Orthopaedic Institute,
Alexandria, VA
Board Certified
Orthopaedic Surgery

Patient Rating
4.9 out of 5
117 Ratings

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Core Physicians
7 Alumni Drive
The Center for Orthopedics & Movement
Exeter, NH 03833
Phone: 603-777-1000
Fax: 603-777-1001
Hours: Monday – Thursday 7am to 7pm, Fridays 7am to 5pm, Saturdays 8am to 12pm

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The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to physician related questions on our nationally-recognized Patient Experience Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Comments also are gathered from our Patient Experience Survey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

He is Real! Very Compassionate & Friendly & Down to Earth!!!


Dr McGovern has taken excellent care of our family in the past and he did an excellent job again. We thank him for his good work.


I'd tell them Dr. McGovern is the best for hip and knee replacement surgery. None are any better.


Dr McGovern is absolutely a wonderful healthcare professional. He is thorough, caring, professional, and highly effective. I am so happy I selected Dr McGovern for my surgery. I now understand why he has such a large and loyal fan base. I have now joined the ranks of those patients. He is best the surgeon and doctor I have ever had the pleasure of working with.


This place is the best for hip replacement


Tom McGovern is a 10.


Professional and courteous.


That he knows what he is doing and that he will do the best job for you


He is professional and compassionate.


Wonderful, personable, kind, funny, smart and compassionate!

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