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.

Yes I have been waiting to se Dr. McGovern for some time now. I have finally got to see him and he told me what I have been waiting to hear. Now he will do what he does best. Thank God!!! Thank you very much. I can't wait to get it done.?


Dr McGovern and his staff are the best in their services and skill. I can easily highly recommend this physician to others for knee and hip surgical cares.


Very professional & personal


Very Impressed !


Dr. McGovern was outstanding. Best doctor I've seen in a very long time. It was a pleasure to meet with him. I would highly recommend him.


He knows what he is doing, and really cares about you as a person not just as patient.


He is a wonderful, wonderful, honest doctor. I had him before for my other knee and I have trusted him and he's a very, very good person.


Yes! Dr. McGovern was exceptional throughout my visit.


Dr. McGovern is highly skilled and experienced. He is friendly, listens patiently and explains things clearly. I am happy I chose him for my total knee replacement.


Dr. McGovern is wonderful. He explains things very carefully. He really cares about his patients and anyone that asks, I will very highly recommend him. In fact, that I would say he is the one to go to.

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